Don't we all overthink things sometimes?
I sit here in front of my computer thinking about what to say; which, out of the many, streams of thought should I choose?
Does your brain run like mine? Ceaselessly? Thinking, thinking, thinking, thinking, thinking, thinking, thinking.... Thoughts must be very important to our evolution if we spend so much time thinking. Nothing is sustained if it serves no purpose.
I think the rub is when our thoughts begin to own us. To control our brain, our body, our being. Where is the line between You and your thoughts? Many, many humans have spent an eternity without ever having found it.
Can you use your thoughts without them using you?
And so someone said: