On whom we depend, we are enslaved by. A good deal of popular music is devoted to the pain and pleasure of this arrangement. The true man is like the sun. Completely unattached.
The true man wants nothing, expects nothing, fears nothing. He holds no opinions. He neither opposes nor competes.
The true man is quiet. He does not want things to be different than they are.
The world is complex and noisy. The true man is simple and quiet.
The true man does not take sides. He’s hermaphroditic. He is both sides.