Transforming Desire

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We often have an uneasy relationship to 'desire' as a species. We have a tendency to fall into one of two extremes when it comes to how we relate to it. We either take the puritanical view, that we usually ascribe to and experience from various forms of organised religion or we rebel against this dogma by enslaving ourselves to our own hedonism, endlessly chasing and attempting to satiate every arising desire.