The primary impediment to falling madly in love with ourselves is the smallness of our thoughts.
What we think is not the truth. A thought is a mental formation. The best and most it can do is point to the truth. Thought forms often fight with each other. Onward, Christian soldiers! Humans didn’t start speaking their thoughts until recently—50,000 years ago, by one estimate. Okay, the Terrible Twos. Maybe we’ll grow out of it. Maybe we won’t.
The difference between fact and opinion is the difference between Hoof Hearted and a unicorn.