Those who struggle to change the world see themselves as noble, even tragic figures. Yet most of those who work for world betterment are not rebels against the scheme of things. They seek consolation for a truth they are too weak to bear. At bottom, their faith that the world can be transformed by human will is a denial of their own mortality.
The Zenomorph In Bhadrasana
There is more than one way to reach Enlightenment, just as there are many ways to become one with the universe and achieve a state of Zen.