Just as it is possible for hedonism to lead us out and away from the spiritual path, it is possible to get lost in a kind of intellectual craving. At its height such a craving can turn in a spiritual direction. We can imagine, for example, that there was once a perfect idea and ideal, an all powerful, universal principle that has been lost but shall be found again and become the source of a new utopia. This makes the mind entangled in its own creation – to look for the great truth and building our ivory towers, when the truth is very simple and right in front of our eyes for the heart that is peaceful enough, big enough to accept it.
I offer this for your reflection