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  The Causal Body by A.E.Powell (Part 2 of 2)
From the point of view of the ego, during the earlier part of that little fragment of existence on the physical plane, which we call life, the outward force of the ego is still strong: at the middle of it, in ordinary cases, that force becomes exhausted, and the great inward sweep begins.
Furthermore, whilst in the case of the ordinary man, the consciousness of the ego on his own plane is only partial and vague, yet so far as it is active, it is always on the side of good, because it desires that which is favourable to its own evolution as a soul.
Meditation is a method of drawing the attention of the ego: it should however be born in mind that, in the practice of meditation, instead of trying to interrupt the ego, and draw him down to the personality, we should strive to reach up to him in his higher activity.
www.theosophical.ca /CausalBody2.htm   (17543 words)

  
 Attempts of the Ego
A person seeking higher consciousness is, in effect, and with intensity, seeking the transformation of his own ego.
He is seeking to end the tyranny of the ego and abide in his true nature, instead of a false nature concocted through experiences and emotional inputs during the process of life.
You may, instead, have a highly developed ego which is sure that it is causing the events of higher consciousness to unfold bit by bit.
www.themystic.org /dark-night/ego2.htm   (508 words)

  
 La Transcendance de L'ego
The ego of Sartre's phenomenological account, however, unlike that of Husserl's, is not to be thought of as a 'pole' or a 'support' around which psychic phenomena cluster.
The ego is a transcendent unity of transcendent unities; an appropriate metaphor would be that of the melody which transcends individual notes.
The transcendence of the ego may not feature as explicitly in his later work but it is a correlate of the absolute translucency of consciousness which can only be considered a (the?) cornerstone in the development of Sartrean existential phenomenology.
hometown.aol.com /DonJohnR/Philosophy/S_Essay.html   (3205 words)

  
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The Ego and His Own was also banned in Prussia, Kurkessen and Mecklenburg Schwerin, but although these bans were never lifted, this did not stop copies being obtained and read by anyone interested.
They are content to record their own reactions to The Ego and His Own and its value for them.
Own house ('69 at last) with a window overlooking 'rooves' onto green hills and a variety of skies.
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 Ego Networks
Ego networks consist of a focal node ("ego") and the nodes to whom ego is directly connected to (these are called "alters") plus the ties, if any, among the alters.
It should be obvious that random sampling of egos from a large pop will not form a network: it is likely that no ego mentions an alter that is another ego or is an alter of another ego.
According to Granovetter, the stronger the tie between EGO and two of her alters, the greater the likelihood that the alters enjoy at least a weak tie.
www.analytictech.com /networks/egonet.htm   (498 words)

  
 The Ego and Its Own - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ego and Its Own (German: Der Einzige und sein Eigentum; also translated as The Individual and His Property; a literal translation would read The Sole One and His Property) is the main work by German philosopher Max Stirner, published in 1844.
Stirner himself does claim his own "doctrine" of self-interest to be a universal truth or established viewpoint, and likens his book to a ladder you throw away after climbing, a sort of self-therapy.
The "bleak and uncompromising vision" that he alludes to on p263 is in fact a description of a bird singing in a tree for the sheer joy of creating its own song.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Ego_and_Its_Own   (1550 words)

  
 Ego On The Spiritual Path   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As ego watches us gleefully become more and more ensnared in its web, it will even blame all the pain, loneliness, and difficulties we are going through as we come to know ourselves on the teaching, and even on the teacher: "These gurus don't care anyway, whatever you're going through.
Yet however hard ego may try to sabotage the spiritual path, if you continue on it, and work deeply with the practice of meditation, you will begin slowly to realize just how gulled you have been by ego's promises: false hopes and false fears.
For alongside an extremely precise and sometimes painful realization of the fraudulence and virtual criminality of your ego, and everyone else's, grows a sense of inner expansiveness, a direct knowledge of the "egolessness" and interdependence of all things, and that vivid and generous humor that is the hallmark of freedom.
www.buddhistinformation.com /ego_on_the_spiritual_path.htm   (780 words)

  
 Tiebout Papers: Ego Factors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This concept of the inflated ego recognizes the common ancestor of a whole series of traits, namely, that they are all manifestations of an underlying feeling state in which personal considerations are first and foremost.
Freud's own research was concerned mainly with the activities of the id and the superego.
He first portrays the Ego as follows: "Once it was a baby, radiant with self-esteem, full of belief in the omnipotence of its wishes, of its thoughts, gestures and words." Then, on the process of Ego-reduction: "But the child's megalomania melted away under the inexorable pressure of experience.
www.orange-papers.org /orange-Tiebout-egofactors.html   (4654 words)

  
 Wizards of Ozymandias
Rand — with her preoccupation for "rationality" - had contempt for those who spoke of such intangible qualities as feelings, emotions, and anything that smacked of a "spiritual" side to being human.
Men and women who exhibited such dispositions were dismissed as "mystics." For those whose lives are ego-centered, anything beyond the ego becomes little more than a barrier to or resource for the fulfillment of ego-will.
Whether the clone is to be considered a person whose will over his or her own life will be regarded as inviolate will likely receive as little attention as it does for the rest of us when our political masters use us as "spare parts" in their machinations!
www.lewrockwell.com /shaffer/ebook/28.html   (1887 words)

  
 No Escape for the Ego
Three years later, feeling at home in the quiet calm of solitary practice but convinced that his efforts to cultivate freedom from "greed, anger, arrogance and ignorance" were still incomplete, he decided to double the time of his retreat, extending to a total of six years this period of seclusion, contemplation, practice and study.
So the ego and the method that you are using to transcend the ego are in direct opposition to each other.
But if an individual has a weaker, softer ego and still understands that they need to practice diligently to deal with it, then we could say that these individuals, because they have both a strong desire for liberation and a smaller ego, are closer to enlightenment.
www.buddhistinformation.com /no_escape_for_the_ego.htm   (3970 words)

  
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When the ego and thinking are treated as the same thing there is a reluctance to be wrong and a need to defend a point of view rather than to explore the situation.
A person should be able to treat his thinking much as a tennis player treats his strokes: he should be able to walk off the court complaining that his backhand was not working very well on that occasion or that it required more practice.
As armed conflict is highly gendered and women’s experiences during war differ from those of men, any conflict mapping and tracking exercise undertaken for use in negotiation must also take account of shifting gender relations and women’s activities throughout all phases of conflict and its aftermath.
www.quoteland.com /search.asp?query=ego   (1228 words)

  
 The Festivals and Their Meaning: Easter: Matches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ego and astral body, the ether which is scattered through the whole
It is for the astral body and especially for the human Ego that he
Ego, of the “I am”, he must go to the Sun.
wn.rsarchive.org /Festivals/Easter/search=context?Ego   (413 words)

  
 EGO in the Quran-Koran- A great Quranic perspective-religion- Islam-Submission-submission-org-International Community ...
EGO in the Quran-Koran- A great Quranic perspective-religion- Islam-Submission-submission-org-International Community of Submitters.
The thinking, feeling and acting self that is conscious of itself and aware of its distinction from the selves of others and from the objects of its thought and other operations.
The ego is that piece which got us into trouble in the first place when we did not stand up for God’s absolute power during the heavenly feud!
www.submission.org /islam/ego.html   (921 words)

  
 Dennis the Menace | Training | Article
A man that is driven by his own ego and have no other intention but to focus on impressing his own will of success or let's say failure.
They've made their own fame of success by lifting that bar half-assed and sure have made their ego proud of that moment of success.
I read once in an article that people who leave their ego off the door are the ones who are gifted with better physiques.
home.pacbell.net /snoopy2k/ego.html   (1109 words)

  
 Features: Bert Stern: Writing His Own Book
For this Wabash professor, life is "a question of whether you're living in a book that somebody else wrote for you...or whether you struggle, with God's help, to write your own book." As he concludes this episode of his career, the master teacher adds a few more lines to his Wabash chapter.
You know, each of us is caught up in a particular kind of ego and each of us tries to dissolve that ego from time to time and to know that we belong to worlds of other people.
He was teaching in Greece during the 1967 military coup when some of his students were arrested and his own safety put at risk.
www.wabash.edu /magazine/1997/summer/features/writing_his_own_book   (1373 words)

  
 Ballard Vale United Church of Andover MA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"The Ego and His Own" is not an exact English equivalent of Der Einzige und Sein Eigentum.
Another strong argument in its favor is the emphatic correspondence of the phrase "his own" with Mr.
I have simply tried to reproduce the author's own mixture of colloquialisms and technicalities, and his preference the precise expression of his thought rather than the word conventionally expected.
www.gbgm-umc.org /ballardvale/Byington/b_byington.htm   (1383 words)

  
 The Ego and His Own, by Max Stirner (26-50)
As a visionary lives and has his world only in the visionary pictures that he himself creates, as a crazy man generates for himself his own dream-world, without which he could not be crazy, so the spirit must create for itself its spirit world, and is not spirit till it creates it.
But, as in the thinking ego hearing and sight easily vanish in the enthusiasm of thought, so you also have been seized by the spirit-enthusiasm, and you now long with all your might to become wholly spirit and to be dissolved in spirit.
What he says is that we had only mistaken our own essence, and therefore looked for it in the other world, but that now, when we see that God was only our human essence, we must recognize it again as ours and move it back out of the other world into this.
www.dis.org /daver/anarchism/stirner/theego2.html   (5285 words)

  
 Anxiety and the Ego (part 14) Kabbalah and Psychology
The more a person experiences his own self and fills his mind with his own feelings and self-image, the more intimidating is anything which poses a potential threat to the perfection of his self-perception.
The neutralization of the ego is therefore the sine qua non of the rectification process; the most primary and basic stage in healing the psyche is submission.
If a person begins by considering his own lowliness, he may well succeed in convincing himself of it, but all the while he will still be focused on himself.
www.inner.org /mental/mental14.htm   (787 words)

  
 New Vision Online : man always seems to be a victim of his own ego!
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man always seems to be a victim of his own ego!
It seems to be a battle of egos between the old man and the fish.
www.newvision.co.ug /D/8/21/457981   (426 words)

  
 The Ego & His Own
The system-makers and system-believers thus far cannot get it out of their heads that any discourse about the nature of an ego must turn upon the common characteristics of egos, to make a systematic scheme of what they share as a generality.
At least I am something more than "man in general." Pre-existing worship of ideals and disrespect for self had made of the ego at the very most a Somebody, oftener an empty vessel to be filled with the grace or the leavings of a tyrannous doctrine; thus a Nobody.
They will find it convenient for their own welfare to make terms with men who have learned of Stirner what a man can be who worships nothing, bears allegiance to nothing.
www.buildfreedom.com /content/books/ego/intro.html   (2333 words)

  
 A.A. History -- The Ego Factors In Surrender In Alcoholism
There can be no successful compromise with Ego, a fact not sufficiently appreciated by many, if not most, therapists.
His sobriety has that quality of peace and tranquility which makes for a lasting quiet within only if the surrender is effective in the unconscious and permanent as well.
He was learning that his feelings had a "mind" of their own and that unless he heeded what they were saying, he could easily get into trouble.
www.barefootsworld.net /aaegofactors.html   (4764 words)

  
 The Ego and His Own, by Max Stirner (351-375)
The question therein is of the whole range of the ego's self-realization of value from himself, and therefore also of his self-consciousness against the State.
And one is this precisely by seeking his competence no longer in a ware, but in his own labor, his competence for labor; and therefore by being a ragamuffin, a man of only ideal wealth.
Not in the State, but only against it, can the liberty of the press be carried through; if it is to be established, it is to be obtained not as the consequence of a petition but as the work of an insurrection.
www.dis.org /daver/anarchism/stirner/theego15.html   (5852 words)

  
 The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority
The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority
Credited with influencing the philosophies of Nietzsche and Ayn Rand and the development of libertarianism and existentialism, this prophetic 1844 work challenges the very notion of a common good as the driving force of civilization.
This classic comparative study examines the thoughts of 7 major writers — Godwin, Proudhon, Stirner, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Tucker, and Tolstoy — on the subject of anarchy, using their own words.
store.doverpublications.com /048644581x.html   (297 words)

  
 The 'expert' trips over his own ego trying to solve a simple problem
The 'expert' trips over his own ego trying to solve a simple problem
I stopped trying to act like an expert and started acting like a regular guy who just happened to face a puzzle.
Never trust an expert who can't fix his own computer.
aroundcny.com /technofile/texts/tec071402.html   (762 words)

  
 Max Stirner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Stirner, to be free is to be both one's own "creature" (in the sense of 'creation') and one's own "creator" (dislocating the traditional role assigned to the gods).
The The Ego and Its Own opens and closes with a quotation from Goethe that reads "I have taken up my cause without foundation", with the unstated next line of the poem being "…and all the world is mine".
Truths are material, like vegetables and weeds; as to whether vegetable or weed, the decision lies in me. (p.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stirner   (5202 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority (Dover Books on Western Philosophy): ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Amazon.com: The Ego and His Own: The Case of the Individual Against Authority (Dover Books on Western Philosophy): Books: Max Stirner,James J. Martin,Steven T. Byington
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The Ego And His Own is my Bible.Or bible!
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 Jon Bruning Strokes His Own Ego at U. of Nebraska - Omaha College Democrats Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jon Bruning Strokes His Own Ego at U. of Nebraska - Omaha College Democrats Blog
Apparently Jon Bruning has decided that television commercials can be used for more than just protecting kids from child predators (and congressmen).
Since we don’t have anyone to run against him, a number of UNO Democrats have decided to write in John Owens-Ream for Attorney General.
www.unodemocrats.com /blog/2006/10/05/jon-bruning-strokes-his-own-ego   (426 words)

  
 Keoki | Biography | MTV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Probably the most visible DJ on the mainstream U.S. dance scene, Keoki released a half-dozen mix LPs and, beginning with 1997's Ego Trip, his own breakbeat-trance productions as well.
After releasing several mixtapes during the early '90s, Keoki gained a licensing deal through Moonshine Music and debuted with a volume in the...
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