Mind sciences and philosophy revolve around the “fact” of the ego. Consequently we have accepted this “ego” as our personal identity.
But should we be accepting the ego without question? When we do, we accept all the lacks and limitations of its experience as our reality. We sell ourselves short through this unconscious act.
In this blog, I call the ego i. Let’s examine some common utterances of i:
- i am poor
- i am sick
- i am afraid
Now, just supposing You were Conscious of Your True Identity, which is the embodiment of Infinite Abundance, Health and Love, could You (as I, Consciousness) be any of these things? Can Infinite Abundance be poor? Can Infinite Health be sick? Can Infinite Love be afraid?
To look at it another way, if You Were Conscious of Your True Identity as I, where would i be? There is only One “I”, therefore i is not. So where does that leave poverty, sickness and fear? Nowhere because, in fact, i is an hypnotic influence, tricking us into believing we can’t be Permanently Prosperous, Healthy or Safe. i is the cause and effect of the whole hypnotic trance we call humanity. As long as we accept i as our identity, we must accept its limitations.
Instead of looking for the reasons why i is sick in order to make it well (which is very noble), why not see that the fundamental problem is one of incorrect identification? You are I, not i.
So, to answer the question, “is the ego necessary?” Inevitable Yes, but necessary, No.
In my next post I will explore why the ego was inevitable.
Meanwhile, the ego’s feathers might be a little ruffled by this post, even hostile. How is yours feeling?