several things dove-tailed in my mind, and at once it struck me what quality went to form a Man of Achievement, especially in Literature, and which Shakespeare possessed so enormously—I mean Negative Capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason ~John Keats
our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness Phaedr. 244a
Learning to use Psyche's knife skillfully has little to do with controlling others. Indeed, an ironical fact about potency is that genuine power consists partly in realizing what one does not control. But it takes a sharp, discerning mind to know this. Naturally, this is where Psyche's knife enters our story.
Plato calls this divinity the daimon, the personal companion who accompanies us through life, the one who guides us, and goads us, to remember the story we forgot when we endured the shock of incarnation.2