Tuesday, October 17, 2017
All thought, all cognition, is intentional. Desire is present in the movement of intentionality. Craving (tanha/trsna) inheres in intentionality. In fact, craving or thirst, accounts for the movement of intention. The movement of thought, in a purely humanized observation, is the movement of desire. Desire and the content of intention are two sides of the same coin. Even the very dynamic of thought is intentional and therefore desire laden.Intention is the meaningful movement of thought.
The supreme exercise in futility is the quest to fulfill desires. By their very nature, desires exclude satisfaction.
One might assume that the experience of consciously willing an action and the causation of the action by the person's conscious mind ar...
There is no thinker of thoughts, despite the experiential fact (for most of us at times) that there seems to be. Thoughts think the thinker....