The most extreme threat to psychological health must be the uniquely human urge to turn life into numbers.
How much did you weigh this morning?
How much did you weigh last night?
How many miles did you run today?
How many miles did you run this week?
How many minutes did it take you to run those miles?
How many laps did you swim in the pool?
How many laps did you run on the track?
How many children will you have?
How many calories did you consume today?
How many calories did you burn today?
How many credits are you taking this semester?
What is your GPA?
What percentage did you get on that English essay?
What did you get on your math test?
What size do you wear?
How many drinks have you had?
How much do you make?
How much is your car/house/anything worth?
How many hours per week are you working?
How many sexual partners have you had?
How old are you?
How long have you been with your significant other?
How many words is this post?
Life cannot be simplified numerically. It consists of qualitative being, not black and white numbers. And too often, we forget this.