“The Seventh Desire” / Memorable Fancies #1587

[Desire is the desire to be recognized by another desire. – Philippe Sabot]

Long ago, our great sages tried to extirpate the Seven Desires from our minds, but succeeded only in hiding them from our gaze. These desires are still with us, deep in our minds.

We have gradually begun to realize what the first six are – but we stay awake at night, worrying what that seventh could be, how it could mislead us without our awareness, destroy us with its longing – or satisfy our most desperate needs.

– We desire to know what it is; perhaps the seventh desire is just that.

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