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Ego – A False Reality

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People believe that they need confidence to do something. But if you do things with confidence, you may do stupid things. You do not need confidence to do activity, you need sense. You just have to function according to your capabilities, neither confident nor diffident – if you can do it, you will do it, if you cannot do it, you will not do it.

Only an ego can feel diffident or confident. Let’s look at what you refer to as “ego.” It is a common misconception that one becomes egotistic only when they do something well, or become rich or beautiful or something like that.

Actually, the ego is born when you started kicking in your mother’s womb. When you made the very first mistake of getting identified with your physical body, the ego was born.

The ego is a defence mechanism. You got identified with this body. This little organism has to survive in this vast existence of which you have no perception of where it begins and where it ends. Just to survive, you........

© Mathrubhumi English