The mind is such a merciless dictator. It gives you choices, and just as you
reach out, withdraws them within the blink of an eye. It mars you as quickly and
thoroughly as it makes you, and ultimately subjugates you to a slave - a slave
to itself and its sporting whims and fancies.
It can only be a genius, a prodigy with an astute understanding of the mind and its mechanics, who can rise above his mind. Or climb over the horse and take the reins firmly into hand, as Freud would have described it. This transition from a slave to the master is not a painless one. It i....