To me there is no liberation a tout prix.
I cannot be liberated from anything that I do not possess, have not done or experienced.
Real liberation becomes possible for me only when I have done all that I was able to do, when I have completely devoted myself to a thing and participated in it to the utmost.
If I withdraw from participation, I am virtually amputating the corresponding part of my psyche.
Naturally, there may be good reasons for my not immersing myself in a given experience.
But then I am forced to confess my inability, and must know that I may have neglected to do something of vital importance.
In this way I make amends for the lack of a positive act by the clear knowledge of my incompetence. ~Carl Jung, Memories Dreams and Reflections, Pages 276-277.