"I see myself as a point of light moving through the darkness, trying to help the denizens of this shadowland where I can. The reality of the situation is that subjectivity is the only point of apparent darkness in a world of all-encompassing light: the whole world is enlightened except for my apparent self.
“Enlightened” people don't see themselves as a light unto the world. To them, the whole universe is a manifestation of enlightenment."
Inexpressible: Reflections on the Heart of Enlightenment