Close your eyes and try thinking about nothing: what happens?
It’s counter-intuitive, but awake or asleep our brains are driven to be doing something. It’s a surprise to most people to realize how little control they have over their own minds, an observation which may explain why the behavior of people on this planet, and our own behavior, is so frustrating.
Meditation is one way to learn to control one’s own mind better, a skill that would seem to be more important than most people consider it. If you can’t control your own mind, you are lost. Or perhaps you disagree?
I love the idea of meditation, & I have had a couple few good meditations. But it’s not easy
We take into our minds whatever is around us, we are like sponges.,
I believe this condition can be vastly improved upon with practice, but to say that without the skill we are completly lost
is a bit harsh…