'Ego' Chapter

Ego

Spend all your life living, and you will have expended nothing, and gained everything. Take joy in what you engage in. Take joy in the connection, but realize that you are more. You are free entirely within your being, and you can fully experience the entirety of your life rather than be identified with one aspect or one narrowly defined view. I am no one … thing. No one thing. No one identity.

“Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.” Sigmund Freud (Austrian neurologist and Founder of psychoanalysis. 1856-1939)

“If due to ego you think: I shall not fight; this resolve of yours is vain. Your own nature will compel you.” Bhagavad Gita

Self Thinking

Ego is the subject, and ego is in a way all subjects and all subjectivity. We are drilled pretty heavily in the ideas and activities of ego, and in a lot of things we are supposed to do about selves.… Seek More

Inner Jungle

What is the way to self experience? This nature that people distrust, the nature that people disrespect because it’s amoral, unfeeling, unkind, these are all human judgements that denote a human understanding of nature, and we have to make it… Seek More

Who?

There are a lot of very strong opinions on ego. From what exactly it is, to how important it is, to what it means if anything, and how to deal with it. We have a “self”. When you take a… Seek More

No One

You have the realization that you are not your view of yourself and that you are not restricted to your conditioning. That you can live life regardless of the pulls of attachment. You can then of course pursue a moral… Seek More

Live Life

In seeing the illusion you can see the reality behind it, but many stop there. They see how they, and their teaching, was mistaken, and that attachment is the source of suffering. Then they become detached, and stop there. They… Seek More