How many books do you need to read and how much intellect do you really need to get into a pleasant emotional state? Every small child can do this very quickly.
When people blur their senses (with drugs, alcohol) to allow themselves to experience something, unfortunately then they don’t feel anything anymore. It is the evidence of sacrificing life for illusions created by the ego as a result of the limitations of society and unwritten rules.
Imagine that you are a boxer and you are preparing for a match with your loved ones in the ring. Well, the fact that you fight harder with your loved ones and therefore suffer more. In fighting them, when you see them bleeding, you only become more aware of how pointless it is to do