Psychologically, whether we realize it or not, we make a connection between a picture/symbol and what we perceive. We may not always be aware of this, however. Even if we believe an archetype holds no meaning for us, something as simple as a square, will be identified within the unconscious mind as an archetype. Therefore,
If you don’t, you are putting yourself in a prison and that prison is inside of your head. Evil is nothing more than fear. Fear gives power over to evil. Then, bad things happen in your life over and over and over again until you finally say, “you know what… I give in. I give up my attempt at control.”
Sometimes, things don’t work out the way you want them to. Sometimes, things hurt like hell to admit. Life has taught me this so far: it’s better to go with the ebb and flow of life’s extremes than it is to fight upstream by the threads of your prideful ego. If you can’t shed that skin, you’ll only find yourself down deep, pitying yourself and wallowing in your darkest of shadows.