The western world locks people up for this, slapping on the mental illness label; marginalizing the targeted individual into a dark abyss. Take heart: Grace abounds.
The ego, being intent on pleasure, regards the five senses as means of enjoyment. Foolish and ignorant persons are bound to sense objects by the rope of desire... detoxing the ropeworm removes the scales from the eyes, and the path of the seeker of truth is enlightened. This is why truthseekers renounce the world, fast and meditate.