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Balancing Ego In Spiritual Duality

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Balancing Ego In Spiritual Duality

Balancing Ego In Spiritual Duality

What is ego?

I’ve often heard people say someone is coming from his or her ego. Ego has gotten a bad reputation because if a person is in his or her ego, how can he or she be spiritual?

Are ego and spirituality separate?

Our modern concept of ego started with professor Sigmund Freud. Originally, Freud defined the word ego as a sense of self. Later, he revised his definition of ego to mean the organized realistic part of the psyche, compared to the chaotic instinctual identity and the critical and moralizing super-ego.
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