Category Archives: Ego

Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Imagine the Future

Thomas More wrote Utopia in 1515. His vision was of a world of individual freedom and equality that was governed by reason. He said, “in Utopia, where every man has a right to everything, they all know that if care is … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Male vs. Female Ego

Throughout the latter half of the 20th century the Western World experienced an enormous shift in the perception of women’s roles in society. While the seeds of thought for these changes were planted during the suffrage era, they literally exploded … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud was a medical doctor, physiologist, and psychologist who lived from 1856-1939. He was born in Frieberg, Moravia to a Jewish family who moved to Vienna where he accomplished most of his work. Freud is considered the father of … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Kabbalah

Kabbalah was developed about 4,000 years ago and has remained pretty much hidden from the world until recently. Kabbalists believe an upper, all-inclusive force, called “the Creator,” controls everything in reality. All of the forces of our world, like gravity and electricity, … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Eastern Traditions

The Perennial Philosophy was committed to writing over twenty-five centuries ago and was expressed in many different forms. It has been spoken in almost all the languages of Asia and Europe and has made use of the terminology and traditions of all … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Reviewing the Literature

Ancient Hindu texts are a rich source of insight into the nature of man‟s ego. “…The ego gropes in darkness, while the Self lives in light…”  ~ The Katha Upanishad “The ego is like a stick dividing water in two. … Continue reading

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Tracing the Ego of Mankind – Introduction

With every passing day we see more evidence of the audacity of man’s ego. We are witness to a world that is being thrust forward as man’s inventiveness has climbed exponentially, and we are witness to his ever increasing self confidence … Continue reading

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