The family is the cradle of the world's misinformation. There must be something in family life that generates factual error . . . perhaps the need to survive.
. . . we are fragile creatures surrounded by a world of hostile facts. Facts threaten our happiness and security. The deeper we delve into things, the looser our structure may seem to appear.
The family process works toward sealing off the world
- Don DeLillo 'White Noise'