Doctor Faustus, a legendary German character, sells his soul to Mephistopheles in return for worldly knowledge. It is only human to want to know, so we may sympathize with Faustus to some extent. Problems arise when there are no limits in that quest for knowledge.
Acting on desire will likely mess up things, big time. Should we give up desiring then?
Break away from the world and join a spiritual community! The perfect solution? Nah…
“There is nothing that involves only going without returning. It is the nature of Heaven and Earth. Where there is going, there also must be returning” – I Ching.