A Potentially Useful Message Regarding the Author’s Spiritual Shortcomings

When haggling at a Turkish market, one is able to receive a fair price only if he’s prepared ultimately not to purchase the item in question. It’s the same with spiritual equanimity: impossible to experience until one has abandoned the idea of acquiring it.

Or I suspect that’s the case, at least. My substantial cowardice has prevented me from conducting the necessary experimental work.

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