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Ego is a Filter

Book coverIn Buddhist psychology, ego is seen as a kind of filter, a network through which energy is constantly being channeled and manipulated rather than being able to flow freely in unrestricted space. It is not a solid entity but a moment-to-moment process of birth, evolution, and death.

The Sanity We Are Born With: A Buddhist Approach to Psychology by Chögyam Trungpa, page 167

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