I have got sons, I have wealth: thinking as a result the fool is certainly troubled. Indeed, he himself is not
his own. How do sons or riches be his?
The Second of the Four Noble Truths is normally Samudaya, translated as craving and greed. This
is a practice that is completely inescapable of most people. There is no-one who does not want, no
one who cannot think of just one single more thing to create him self happy. It's the given nature
of all persons to desire what the don't have, regardless of who they happen to be, what they say, or how
satisfied they seem.
Imagine a man attempting to find interior peace by meditating atop a mountain. He sits
there at peace with the wonder of the environment around him, sensing harmonious with nature. He
thinks he desires nothing else but to sit there and become one with the community, but in actuality he
craves this time alone and wishes this peace that he offers found to create him feel blissful. Now
think of the person who sits behind a corporate table all day earning more income than he is capable
of ever spending. He has every new gizmo and