9. Desire and Reality Avoidance - Deepstash
9.	Desire and Reality Avoidance

9. Desire and Reality Avoidance

Humanity’s efforts to control desire stem from a deeper need to avoid the chaos that uncontrolled desire brings. By controlling desire, individuals and societies aim to maintain order and stability, even if this means avoiding the true nature of their desires and the reality of their situations.

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The dialogue explores how thought creates mental images to avoid facing reality, providing a false sense of security. These static images often conflict with the dynamic nature of living beings, leading to personal relationship issues. It also highlights the need to control desire to prevent societal chaos. Overall, it emphasizes the illusion of security in mental constructs and the importance of confronting reality. This is from a video on the 'Krishnamurti Foundation Trust' YouTube channel.

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