1 post from day 21/10/2010

Thinking About My Self All the Time

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How Selfish. Egotistical. Narcissistic.

There is something scary about believing that wanting a Self is not selfish. There's something terrifying about admitting it's our natural instinct towards a wholeness that is truly our birthright. It makes us feel ashamed, judged, blamed. It makes us feel like helpless children.

How Evolutionary.

It's a new movement for humans to recognize the value in having a Self. And the value in doing things in support of it. Slowly, generation-ally, evolution-ally, we are waking to this concept. The Baby Boomers were the first batch of humans to understand that wanting a Self is a natural stage in our evolution. And yet fifty or so years later, mainstream culture and religion still portray supporting a Self as a gluttonous and silly act.

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