We are not all that confused, stupid, and bewildered. We have possibilities—more than possibilities. We actually inherit fundamental wakefulness—all the time. We are eternally awake, primordially awake, cognitively open and insightful. That is the notion of wisdom.
From Devotion and Crazy Wisdom: Teachings on the Sadhana of Mahamudra by Chögyam Trungpa, page 107