Maybe all systems - that is, any theoretical, verbal, symbolic,
semantic, etc. formulation that attempts to act as an all-encompassing, all-explaining
hypothesis of what the universe is about - are the manifestations of paranoia.
We should be content with the mysterious, the meaningless, the
contradictory, the hostile, and most of all, the unexplainably warm and giving...
Text by Philip K. Dick as told at a Vancouver SF
Convention in 1972