Of Ideals and Freedom, and our restless hearts
All of us live sub-ideal lives.
The human capacity to dream, imagine, and conjecture makes us creatures prone to seeking, forming, shaping, and longing for ideals, ideal states, and ideal ways.
There is somewhere in the flotsam of our minds, an ideal life, filled with ideal persons who don’t give us grief. Something in us creates, reinforces, and even…