Desire chains 2 Being.

Colors blind the eye.
Sounds deafen the ear.
Flavors numb the mind.
Thoughts weaken the mind.
Desires wither the heart.

A wise person
is guided by what he feels
& not by what he sees & gives
his body what it needs
& nothing more.

A wise person
refrains from conceptualizations
& imputing values on whatever
& whomever.

A wise person
lets things emerge
& immediately go within his
mind as 2 kill attachment & desire
4 Desire is nothing but the root cause of
Suffering.

(Tao Te Tjing chapter twelve extract is in red italics)  

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