Ego - Can't Let It Go...
Ego-a word which has more negative connotation and use, and very often people term someone as egoist. Me, being the victim on the several occasion. Is having ego that bad ? Can you find someone really without ego? I don't think so. If you do not have ego, its very difficult recognize others ego. To recognize ego, one has to possess ego. Why does X call Y egoist? Because Y talks about himself, he thinks that he is superior. Does it hurt you? Why you feel offended because Y is not talking about X, if he says X is genius (even if he is not) Y is very good person, but if Y says he is genius (even though he is), he becomes egoist. It is I versus You. You want to satisfy your own ego, you want the person in front of you to be in awe of you, you want him to talk about you. If I do not posses ego, I am not bothered whether he talks about me or him or anyone else. Why is 'I' most used word in the english language ? You say that he has ego. That indirectly means that you do not have the ego. Isn’t it indirectly satisfying your 'ego'. Doesn't it apply that you are good, you are superior to him, he is bad? The moment you utter the words, he is an egoist, you proclaim yourself superior to him. Hence, you proclaim your ego. The moment you start feeling others ego, you should realize that your ego has started working, you ego has awaken itself.
Posted by Santosh at 6/15/2005 01:11:00 AM