Ego, The Ultimate Chess Game

Discussion in 'Philosophy & Religion' started by warriorsage, Oct 17, 2013.

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    Understanding the ego is the ultimate chess game. There is no enemy outside of one's perception of oneself.
     
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    Some Basic Axiomatic Positionalities of the Ego

    Phenomena are either good or bad, right or wrong, just or unjust, fair or unfair.
    The 'bad' deserve to be punished and the 'good' rewarded.
    Things happen by accident or else they are the fault of somebody else.
    The mind is capable of comprehending and recognizing truth from falsehood.
    The world causes and determines one's existence.
    Life is unfair because the innocent suffer while the wicked go unpunished.
    People can be different than they are.
    It is critical and necessary to be right.
    It is critical and necessary to win.
    Wrongs must be righted.
    Righteousness must prevail.
    Perceptions represent reality.
     
  3. Just saw this thread/video now. This is an absolutely great topic. The experts in the video make great points, though their explanations are very abstract lol.

    This is actually a great summary of the dangers of Ego. Where did you find it?
     
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