Here, in the First World, minds are the highest-valued aspect of humanity –
A splendid mind, as a great analytical tool, can get you into the Ivy League
And, later, qualify you for the top one percent.
Nevertheless, we are not minds alone – we’re not simply mental tools.
Minds, over a lengthy period of time, develop in a surrounding cultural sea –
And take on the “color” and “imprint” of their birth society.
In order to get outside our socially-cultivated mind and gain the freedom
To think and feel objectively,
Paradoxically, we have to get “out of our minds” –
Which, of course, may cause problems –
But these will not be too serious
When we start thinking through God’s infinitely greater mind –
Resorting to our “no mind” –
Which enables us to observe the world, as well as our own minds,
Critically – “from the outside.”
Later, however, when we’ve actually gone ahead and lost our minds –
We’ll find we also need to lose our names as well –
Because God doesn’t possess a “name” either.