What does the mind actually want?

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): Acharya Ji, what does the mind actually want?

Acharya Prashant (AP): Man’s mind with its great search for freedom and an equally great determination to never be free — so you are trying all kinds of spiritual tricks with the ostensible objective of meeting peace or freedom or…