Monday May 31, 2004
Know Thyself, Really
To understand the ego and its power over you, you have to experience the moment when you become aware of what the ego (you) is doing, and in that moment you realize: Aha, this is it. This is what is preventing me from learning. Myself. Not my own self, which is the soul, but myself, the ego-based self of rigidity.
Of course, the ego has its place. You can use it for remembering your address and phone number.