The Birth of Ego The Birth of Ego (nTElls)



The Birth of Ego
By Godwin Nwaokike In Enlightenment On 2020/09/20

Godwin Nwaokike
wrote in Enlightenment
Posted on 2020/09/20
Last edited 20th September 2020 05:21:38 AM
https://ntells.com/news/the-birth-of-ego
85

The Birth of Ego

-- ADVERTISEMENT --


You have just been born. You see shapes and patterns and hear voices. You will later be told that the shapes are faces and the sounds are voices. The shapes and patterns keep moving and the voices just won’t stop. You have been comfortable in the womb. Now the external environment makes you uncomfortable. All these upset you. You cry. You are aware of what you see and hear but you are not aware of who is aware of those things – you. You perceive what you see, hear, and feel but you do not perceive them as happening to you. You are only aware that they are happening.
Soon you begin making associations. X makes you expect Y. Before long, X begins to symbolize Y. Eventually over time, you may not be able to distinguish X and Y. You make many associations like this growing up.

The biggest association happens when your parent points at your image in the mirror, with you in front of it, and tells you, “That is you.” You are told that your image is you. This is probably the worst association.




You grow older and you associate many worldly things with yourself – your family, your toys, your room, your car, your friends, your clothes, your house. What you do not realize is that you have invested part of yourself in all these. So part of you seems to be invested everywhere. You try to control all of the things you have associated with yourself. That is really out of your control. This makes you worry. You have a lot of things to worry about. No peace.

Remember what I said earlier, “You are aware of what you see and hear but you are not aware of who is aware of those things – you. You perceive what you see, hear, and feel, but you do not perceive them as happening to you.” When you were born, you were egoless. Now you have a false sense of self – ego. You think you are this and that but you really are not what you think you are. Who you are is beyond your thought because it is beyond your mind, and your thought is a product of your mind. You do not think who you are; you know who you are. You know who you are by experiencing your Being.

The ego is a false identity which is a construction of the mind. For people who are not aware, the ego is difficult to see. Ego hides behind thoughts that appear true: “I am ugly,” “I am not smart,” “I am smart,” “I am better than him.” One who has not practiced watching may not see or catch the ego. Ego usually ends up creating emotional drama in your life. It generates emotional reactions like anger, jealousy, and feeling of insecurity. The emotion is as a result of the agreement with the false beliefs that comprise the ego. One sees the emotions and drama but does not see the ego that caused them.

Also Read Emotion: Mind and Body Meet




Please share this page

Comment below and tell the world



If you have a story you want to share to the world, send it to [email protected], whatsapp (+2348091191550) or click here

Be the first to comment

What's Your Opinion on The Birth of Ego .. reply



About nTElls .COM

We aim to make authors, writers and speakers popular, create more audience with their articles (stories, videos, part of their books or any relevant information) on lifestyle, ICT, motivational, news and more. Users can learn more from these contents on nTElls for free and share to others.. Join us Powered by mcfaidesigns






NOTICE
Advertise your product now with us, and get 20% black friday give away discount. Offer last till December 7th, 2020. More

Trends · 2020/10/15 23:43
9 Best Latest Phones below $500 in 2020
Lifestyle · 2020/10/14 22:22
17 Books recommended for you to read in 2020
ICT & DIY · 16th April 2020 11:28:42 AM
7 BASIC PHOTOSHOP TRAINING & RESOURCES
Trends · 27th October 2020 01:18:35 AM
Top 10 Latest Movies to see in 2021
Lifestyle · 2020/10/30 08:23
List of Top 10 Most Coolest Songs in the World

view all


Francis Okaformbah

A successful author of 4 books and digital marketing expert. He's the current CEO and head of the marketing department of Siscomedia Ltd - a digital marketing and Technology firm, a business he started with just N300 in 2005...

Godwin Nwaokike

Godwin Nwaokike communicates the necessity of imbibing Judeo-Christian ethics because they help the human and the society function properly in so far as they can function properly.

Rooney Okonkwo

I am good..

Kenneth Oguh

Live in Lagos, student of university of Benin, mechanical engineering, Am a tutor, writer and public speaker, AutoCAD operator and a visionary

Joan Phil

I learn from my experiences and others. Great words motivates...

Uche Egwuchukwu

A mentor to achieve financial freedom via Longrich platform

DARLINGTON OBIAKONWA

●ARTIST ●DOCUMENTARYPHOTOGRAPHER

Chinedu Okoro

motivational speaker and fitness enthusiast

Deanna Trahan

Deanna Trahan is a conversion optimization writer, specializing in split testing best practices and cognitive biases.

Rita Emma

I'm a Content Manager, fun to be with, and love making good friends. I love good food and good movies. Waiting to meet you.

Sylvia Nel

Writer and Artist

Francis Izuoba

Francis is a Web Developer, & CEO mcfaidesigns He can effectively handle software and graphic projects of any scale and complexity. Waiting to meet you!

Sandra Chineme

?A Conscious Mystery! ?An unusual writer! ?A Learning Medic! ?God's favorite!

Benita Lili

I am the best version of myself..

Mustapha Oyeleke

I'm passionate to express my feelings and thought to the world

Stephen Burkhart

Zealous to impact knowledge health wise.

Jessica Queens

I am a strong woman but once in a while I need someone who will tell me that it will be fine.

Anne joseph

Anne Joseph is a passionate social media writer and working at bouxtie. She has strong strategy skills in developing and managing social media campaigns. She loves to make new connections and enjoy the opportunity to work with social media influencers.

Agnes Alechenu

Powerful and conscious being. Wonderfully and fearfully made. Down for the love of God. I write with the inspiration of the Holy spirit.

Ken Martyns

I am Ken, a creative writer, specialized in poetry, a regular guy and down to earth simple

Richard Kemdirim

I'm a writer, keen about knowledge and also sharing knowledge to impact my society and the general public.

view all

Products & Services

Top 10 Selecte.. 9 Best Latest .. Adobe InDesign.. 7 BASIC PHOTOS.. Top 9 Most Aff.. 15 Top Nigeria.. 17 Books recom.. 10 Unique HP L.. Top 10 Latest .. List of Top 10.. 10 Best Window..


Upcoming Events

No upcoming events yet!




Recommended

THE SIM.. The Pri.. Essence.. 6 activ.. HOW PLA.. Thinkin.. Common .. 5 Googl.. Enlight.. Plannin.. Self Di.. Faceboo.. How Hap.. Faceboo.. Top Com.. Coping .. THE INF.. LEGACY .. 9 Best .. Busines.. Ways to.. 7 Creat.. Referra.. Toxicwa..
We rely on advertising to provide you with free content!
Please allow cookies in your browser settings for smooth functioning of the platform. We use cookies from Google to enhance your experience, to display customized content in accordance with your browser settings, and to help us better understand how you use our website. By not taking action, or continuing to site, you indicate your agreement.


Support our works on nTElls

We depend on your support to operate.
Help us create a more trustworthy Internet with good information!

Donate



SHARE YOUR STORY · ADVERTISE WITH US

· JOIN US · FAQ · OUR TEAM ·
ARTICLES · PRODUCTS · SERVICES

mcfaidesigns

nTElls 2017 · 2020 © All Rights Reserved
Powered by mcfaidesigns