How Spirituality Can Trick and Mask Your Ego
on January 13, 2022
Higher Density Living podcast revisits another central theme of human philosophy, the Ego. We had several podcasts in the past discussing the relevance of ego in the material and physical diaspora of reality. The conventional narrative of the spiritual self-help system is imposed by mainstream intellectuals and social gurus. More often there is little value culled from these falsified logos and ethos, in other words, conventional self-help philosophies are based on the centrality of Ego and selfishness.
Self-enhancement is not spiritual progression, it is important to dichotomize the difference between enlightenment and intellectual hubris. There are no substantial truths within the commercial construction of living the way of life, not unless you live in a false material sense of happiness and pursuit of truth. Enlightenment is not a circus, it is not a show and tell to flaunt with other people.
This episode details a discussion on individual rationality and its consequential manifestation and reason for the disposal, dismissal, and inefficacious mantle of a self-help guru. A false sense of reality is disguised as commercial promotion for profit-based teaching. Our personalities are all unique and beautiful in their own rights, but no one is exceptional to the universe. Never impose your hubris and free will upon others.
Alex and Jason argue an assault against empirical logic and the intellectualism common everywhere. The systematic institutionalization imposed by higher education constrains Creation and Evolution to realize full potential. Intellectualism is not exceptional to any saturated man-made institution. Book-smarts is not a one size fits all solution to ignorance. The aggregation of all these self-help and dogmatic machinations does not define external answers. Exogenous learning does not necessarily come from the outside. The answers in life come from the inside.
Let’s join Alex and Jason as they discuss Ego and self-enlightenment in this episode of Higher Density Living.
Show Notes :
1:29 – Revisiting the concept of “Ego”
2:08 – Alex and Jason dichotomize “Spiritual Ego” and “Ego” in the conventional wisdom.
2:14 – Spiritual Ego as the new age self-help book. Alex on the mass media exposure of spirituality on the internet.
2:42 – Self-centered or “Egoistic” self-help philosophies are the complete opposite of unity models.
3:00 – Stroking the Ego creates toxic positivity and illusive self-help.
3:18 – The blatant hypocrisy of Ego against Creation and Evolution.
3:57 – Jason discusses spiritual ego in celebrity talkshows, public intellectuals, and media moguls that are full of self-centered thinking.
4:19 – The “Spiritual Narcissism” chasing fame and clout at the expense of enlightenment.
4:47 – You are not the totality of everything. You are not greater than or less than Creation.
5:16 – The selfish entitlement of Ego. Invest in happiness and fulfillment of evolution
5:43 – The vortex of Ego pulls out people from a balanced Creational understanding of the whole universe.
6:33 – Do not look at your answers from the outside. The ego pre-ponders service to self.
6:55 – Don’t be a fool. Learn to open up your mind.
7:18 – The ethos of self-preservation.
7:49 – There is no overcoming against the universe. There is nothing to occur.
8:21 – All the past is guilt because you wouldn’t have a fear of the future if had no past.
9:00 – Every toxic positivity, spiritual euphemism, and dogma is not understanding.
9:27 – Alex and Jason talks about the absent minded presence of fear and illusion. Fear is separation.
10:02 – Stop being guilty over the past. The past is a learning lesson.
10:17 – Learning how to equalize learning and self-control removes any worry in the future.
10:50 – Constituting awareness in every individual.
11:19 – Your life is a combination of experiences from your past.
12:05 – Everything instituted to you is developing the “I”.
12:44 – You are unique.But you are not exceptional do not conflate the idea of “superman” in your weakness and strengths in life.
13:33 – Alex and Jason discusses the logical reasoning of reality. Be up front with reality.
13:56 – Intellectual understanding is not the same thing as awareness.
14:07 – Alex and Jason discusses the pessimistic behaviors of intellectualism.
14:17 – From service to self into service to others.
14:26 – The application of love is understanding others. You need to work with these things
15:07 – Spiritual Ego always wants to play show and tell.
15:26 – Flaunting spiritual enlightenment as psychological hierarchy.
16:08 – You can’t be judge by your worst. Do not let any spiritual and dogmatic teachings define you.
17:13 – Meditation takes time to focus and allows to explore reflection.
17:21 – Your answers comes from internally.
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