Most of what comes our way (time, history, ideas, etc.) tends to be used as raw material for building mental frames of reference. While these mental structures bring a simulacrum of stability to our lives, in the end they are most unhelpful because we tend to cling to them. We'd do well to hold them loosely.
Choice has been acclaimed by our culture as the key to happiness. However, our picking and choosing frenzy does little to allay our dissatisfaction. Rather, this frenzy becomes a tool for the ego. The talk examines alternative ways of finding happiness.