Snares and Attachments

by Peter Saint-Andre


Having posted enough semi-political entries of late to last me quite a while, it's time to return to reflections on living.

Among other topics, I've been pondering the many snares and attachments that can prevent us from finding fulfillment in life. Classic snares include fame, status, money, power, and pleasure: the great wisdom traditions have warned us about these for thousands of years. But the more I think about it, the more I realize that we can get attached to a much wider array of things in life:

I'm sure there are more where those came from! I might dig into these more deeply over the coming months...

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