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Mind Seeking Hunger

Although the pleasures of the world take on many forms, it’s the hunger of the mind that makes you seek. This hunger can only be satisfied in stillness because when the mind is still there is no hunger…

One aspect of our conditioning is how the mind is in pleasure seeking mode 99.9% of the time. Even when we seemingly get down on ourselves, it’s a perverse form of pleasure. The mind wants to keep all the pleasure thoughts and discard the non pleasurable ones; it spends most of its time doing this. Whether it’s weaving in and out of traffic, only to catch a red light and have all the cars that you just passed pull up next to you, or doing something and asking yourself why did you do it; the reason for the doing is strictly of the mind to seek some form of pleasure. That your own mind questions why you do whatever it is that you do is how diabolical it is, but understand it’s only this way because of the way its been conditioned.

The pleasure seeking mind is not something that has our best interest at heart, but the Conditioned Mind doesn’t really care about that; that it’s in control is all it cares about. It makes you think pleasure is a necessity, but when the mind starts to settle and it loses its hold, you will see the fallacy of this. True pleasure is in stillness, not in things, and the pleasure of the heart is not the same as the pleasure of the mind. The pleasure of the mind is based in lies, the pleasure of the heart is based in truth. There are many parables that speak of satisfying the hunger of the mind; this hunger is the self seeking pleasure of “I”. This is the hunger that’s mind created and it cannot ever be satisfied. It’s only in the stillness of the heart that this hunger will be satisfied, not because it’s fed, but because in the heart hunger never materializes so there’s never a hunger to satisfy…