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Plato's myth of the Cave seems applicable. We must imagine the people, always intently watching the shadows on the wall, to be content or happy, sometimes clapping their hands in excitement at the strange or silly actions of the figures.
But if they turned around and understood that the shadows were only high fantastical, and then if they were led from the cave into the brave sunlight outside, would they willingly return to their seat in front of the fire and continue to gaze at the shadows?
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Try developing some skills in meditation, i dont envy those who have no choice not to think, but those who can control their thought.