Man is trapped by delirium, a sort of self-inflicted, narcissistic codependency which shrinks his awareness and critical thinking process in life–unbeknownst to him, of course:
-He feels empty and lonely, even though he might be surrounded by people.
-He feels he found the truth, even though all he does is go to a church or temple building and read scriptures written by some other men who do not know themselves either.
-He claims to be happy, even though he complains about his life and gets jealous and anxious all the time.
-He claims to be highly moral, even though he kills the environment just to fulfill his own pleasures and expects others to change but not himself.
Now, the ego is the content of someone’s mind. You mustn’t desire to kill the content of your mind, for it is who you are as a human creature, thus your motivations, your desires to be better.
You must seek to find these above-mentioned, toxic patterns within your ego, bring high awareness of its activity, and so change your behaviors accordingly; on the other hand, if you do not change your behaviors then you will repeat the same errors and patterns of failure and anxiety.
But if you do, only then, conscience is free from the extremes of the ego activity. And only then, you can allow your mind to expand and enlighten itself with higher awareness in your behaviors. And only then, Nirvana state of Buddha, or the Heavenly state described by Jesus can reside in the now highly moral person.
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