Peace is a state of mind, not a political achievement. It’s the absence of thought, not the presence of a prescribed social order. A peaceful mind is quiet, still, mirror-like. Mirrors are indifferent to what they reflect.
Mind possession conjures the possibility of being able to rotate one’s head 360 degrees. But, no, it’s more mundane than that. I am mind possessed if I think, ‘I want to stop thinking,’ but don’t know how or think it’s impossible.
Sanity: The ability not to think when there is no necessity for thought.