• This sense of perfection has a built-in contradiction, one that Ram Dass once captured very succinctly by a statement he had heard from his Himalayan guru: "The world is absolutely perfect, including your own dissatisfaction with it, and everything you are trying to do to change it.

    Stanislav Grof, Hal Zina Bennett (1992). “The holotropic mind: the three levels of human consciousness and how they shape our lives”, Harpercollins