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We do not wish for anything. Because anything that we wish for becomes a thorn in our eye. And prevents experience from transgressing ordinariness. Wishes are suction pumps. They take us away from the pain of dealing with the here and now. The here and now is a jumble. It is a mess. It is a hassle. Why can't we just deal with it? If we wish to deal with our situation, we have to create distance. We have to develop the ability to instrumentalise ourselves. And that is just impossible. No amount…