Life is simple and complex at the same time. It is silence and activity at the same time. For example, a simple thing like food - you eat a banana or an apple; eating a slice of fruit and digesting it is so simple. At the same time, it is such a complex phenomenon. If you ask a doctor, he will tell you how complex the process is. When the fruit goes into the stomach, acid is secreted, then the secretions from the pancreas and liver and the enzymes contribute to the digestion. You don’t know how many enzymes! The brain gets a signal and that many enzymes are released. If you just listen to the procedure of digestion, you will be baffled. So much work! Just to digest a piece of banana, so much effort goes in. So many things happen, it is so complex. At the same time, it is the simplest thing.
Life is a dynamic expression of cause and effect. Any particular thing you do has a particular impact. The Universe is governed by a law and that law is of ‘Cause and Effect’. The universe is virtually like a computer. But, from where does delusion come? When do you get confused? When you think you have a right on the effect and forget its cause. You think you can overeat without having a stomach ache. You think you can do whatever you want, but not face the consequences. That is where our peace gets disturbed; our mind gets disturbed because we want to change the effect without attending to its cause. Even in medical science, often they treat only the symptoms.