You may have noticed that I use the verb “imagine” very often; if not, I’ll point out that I do, and it’s a significant part of how I approach my life. Because I observe that I know few things. To me, knowing implies a high degree of certainty, and ignorance is closer to uncertainty. Continue reading “The Most Honest Verb”
I have learned that Unconscious can extend my awareness very far beyond Ego. I have learned so much from dream interpretation, and I am humbled by it.
I associate Ego most closely with my intellect and conscious mind, so I’m most aware of Ego. I became aware of Unconscious in stages, and I have found that Unconscious enriches my awareness and life incredibly. Continue reading “Unconscious and Dreams”
I approach Ego and Universe as a sort of balance, and my current context around “Ego” is mostly Jungian. So I use Ego to refer to the part of myself that is into survival, so he’s got a strong zero-sum perspective. He is “egocentric” in the classic sense. He is very personal, takes things personally. Life is all about him.
The universe is impersonal, vast, unknown, infinite. It contains all things that I can perceive and infinitely many things I cannot. I have found that I can create amazing joy by recognizing and appreciating Ego within the context of the universe. They seem to be opposite ends of a polarity. Continue reading “Ego and Universe”