Desire is magnetic energy. It's what pulls us toward that which we want and can be a powerful motivator for action in our lives. Desire, and the energy contained within it, is arguably one of the main reasons we bother to do things in our human lives. Some mystical teachings suggest that karma itself is the energy of desire.
It is the magnetic pull of action and reaction that brings us back over and over again to work toward neutralizing the magnetic pull. Psychologically it is "the man behind the curtain" of our subconscious. Motivating our choices and preferences, sometimes consciously but often unconsciously.Read more