The paradox of selfishness is that we are defending a self that doesn’t really exist. Once we realise the emptiness of the self, we can lose our defensiveness, and find greater peace.
We say we want to be free, but what does this really mean? How can we avoid the kind of ‘freedom fight’ that makes us feel isolated and powerless?
Sometimes everyone around you will seem to have gone just a little bit mad. It is the state of the world, that, periodically, everyone suffers