The Danger of Calling the Ego the Enemy
And how to transcend it
The spiritual community uses the term “ego” to define the individual, usually when it is at its most selfish and self-centered. Colloquially, ego is basically thought of as self-esteem and self-belief. Then there’s the Freudian definition which is merely the self that jostles between the id’s impulsivity and the superego’s moral correctness.