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The Biggest Obstacle To Enlightenment

The Ego accompanies the Seeker along the first segment of the Journey. In the following we intend to discuss this, as being familiar with the functions and games of the mind with an Ego is indispensable for identifying whether we are on the right track. 1,237 more words

Root cause of addiction

They say “everything in moderation” is the best way to live our lives. However, I like it when some of them say “everything in moderation– including moderation”. 332 more words



Modern Psychology defines soul as “instinct”.  Psychology, which is called “ilm an-nafsiyya (the science of soul)” in Arabic, emerged as a branch of science in the West toward the end of the 19th century. 2,187 more words


PIM050-52 - Freudian Structural Model Explained

Part 1 – Id (The Firefly)

Part 2 – Ego (The Dragon)

Part 3 – Superego (The Dove / Phoenix)


Hey, Let go of my Ego?

Freud gave us a map of personality, which he broke down into three parts–the id, the ego, and the superego.  The id is the part that wants what it wants and it wants it now.  255 more words


Feeling Defensive

In the 2010 psychological thriller, Shutter Island, (which I recommend), there is a scene where Marshall Daniels gets questioned about his nature and habits, leading to psychiatrist Dr Naehring commenting on his ‘defense mechanisms’. 1,086 more words