Sometimes we think we can control something when all we’re doing is attempting to keep a monkey in a box. It’s entertaining to watch monkeys at the zoo or on TV. They jump all over, get into things they shouldn’t and entertain. But could you imagine trying to keep one in a box?
You would probably place it there and tell it to stay. It may for a few seconds, but then start peering over the edge and making noise. You would try to quiet it down and attempt to cover the top, but people around would notice something strange going on. “What is he doing with that?”