I wanted to touch base on the subject of Ego and why you should transcend it.
In today’s society, the ego is glorified and put on a pedestal The ego sets the stage for man vs man. The ego separates and divides people even though we are all one. When the ego reacts, it is ultimately motivated by one thing; power. More specifically, power over the other. As a result of this simple yet potentially dangerous “prime directive,” the ego is fueled by only one emotional frequency:
The ego gets angry, the ego is selfish; it feeds your fears. You are allowing You to kill Your mind. Simple as that.
Fears are mind-killers; they are simply illusions that you are allowing yourself to believe. Now do not get me wrong, the ego is not something to push against, struggle with, or overcome. The ego is not something to be “killed”. That mindset will only set you up for more struggle with the ego lurking around when you least expect it. You don’t defeat darkness with darkness. You transcend darkness by bringing in the light.
As Osho teaches: “Try to understand the ego. Analyze it, dissect it, watch it, observe it, from as many angles as possible. And don’t be in a hurry to sacrifice it, otherwise the greatest egoist is born: the person who thinks he is humble, the person who thinks that he has no ego.”
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