Well, how can I not be convinced by such a persuasive argument, bravo.
"Just as a lotus does not grow out of a well-levelled soil but from the mire, in the same way the awakening mind is not born in the hearts of disciples in whom the moisture of attachment has dried up. It grows instead in the hearts of ordinary sentient beings who possess in full the fetters of bondage." -Se Chilbu Choki Gyaltsen
"When one is not in accord with the true view Meditation and conduct become delusion, One will not attain the real result One will be like a blind man who has no eyes." Naropa - Summary of the View from The Eight Doha Treasures