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HOW TO KEEP OUT OF THE PSYCHIATRISTS' HANDS

arrogant are using effrontery to conceal sick souls that despise themselves. Underneath most cases with which psychiatrists deal, the sense of guilt, humiliation and self-hatred turns up.
Bad religion can make this situation worse. One reason why some psychiatrists are suspicious of religion, and even hostile to it, is that they see so many cases where it produces silly, irrational remorse over peccadillos, frightens people with threatened penalties for breaking nonsensical codes, and issues in complexes for which there is no sound reason. Granting all this, however, the only cure I see for petty, perverted religion is not irreligion, but great religion.
By saying to himself that he is a failure and no good anyway, a person can release himself from all responsibility and conclude that there is no use trying. Religion smashes that alibi to smithereens. Even when the sense of guilt is justified, religion enters the arena with banners flying.
In a sanatorium for drink and drug addicts, my friend, a hopeless alcoholic, some years ago was recovering from a debauch. The physicians said he was hopeless. His family and friends thought him hopeless. He felt hopeless. Moreover, he was a militant agnostic, and had no one higher than his physicians, his friends and himself who might conceivably think that he was not hopeless. In a frantic reach for help he prayed to God, if by chance there was a God, to help him. On that prayer depended his last slender defense against utter self-contempt and desperation. That man has never taken a drink since. He founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
Religion with its conviction that man is a child of God, that he was created for a purpose and can fulfill it, that while he may make a failure of many endeavors he need not, in the end, be a failure himself, is indispensable tonic and, as I believe, fundamental truth. Such religion with its offer of confession that uncorks the repressed soul, of restitution that so far as possible undoes the wrong, of pardon that re-establishes the soul's relationship with God, of hope that opens doors to a better life, can keep a lot of people from ever needing a psychiatrist.

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