Tag Archives: Ego

9 Things You Don’t Know about Yourself

By Steve Ayan Source: Waking Times Your “self” lies before you like an open book. Just peer inside and read: who you are, your likes and dislikes, your hopes and fears; they are all there, ready to be understood. This … Continue reading

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Monuments to the Ego

By David Mattson Source: CounterPunch Some rich bourgeoisie newcomers have perpetrated yet the latest in a series of atrocities upon the small valley where we live, entailing an assault on the sensibilities of virtually everyone and everything living there. Adding … Continue reading

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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

By Christina Sarich Source: Waking Times Thich Naht Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Disaster Shamanism

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “We need shamans, and if society doesn’t provide them, the universe will.” ~Joe Lewels In the article The Archetypal Path to Getting Your Shit Together, I wrote about the power of archetypes. … Continue reading

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Love and Let Love: Overcoming Egocentric Love

By Gary Z. McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “Love could be labeled poison and we’d drink it anyway.” ~Atticus Love is a tricky subject. It’s multifaceted, both subjectively and objectively. It’s both lost and found within the complex folds of … Continue reading

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The Age of Ego

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Hegel’s conception of history taught us that the meaning of history was the liberation of the individual through his or her recognition as a fully autonomous rational person. Indeed, since the French Revolution, the Age … Continue reading

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Crow’s God: Ego Dissolution and the Evolution of the Self

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.” ~Jorge Luis Borges “Trickster god is god’s God,” Crow says, peering from behind The Branches of Lost Time. These … Continue reading

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Do Psychopaths Run the World?

By Nick Parkins Source: Waking Times “Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. … Continue reading

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