Four Distortions of Perception

Part of Ignorance, the first link in the Wheel of Life (Dependent Co-Arising):

Why Ignorance arises:

  1. Thinking things are impermanent when things are not impermanent.
  2. Thinking things are personal when things are not personal.
  3. Thinking things are satisfactory when it is not satisfactory
  4. Thinking something is beautiful when it is not beautiful (it just is)