Why does following one’s ego lead to ruin?
We have probably often heard about the ego and the importance of dominating it. Moreover, the results of those who, because of a boundless ego adopt behaviors and carry out actions that bring harm and ruin, are before our eyes. This is particularly evident in the ongoing wars. However, it can also happen in our everyday life. But why does following one’s ego lead to ruin? Let’s see the answer…
Why is it important to control and dominate one’s ego?
“Evil can make inroads by gratifying one’s ego, and the ego is the easiest component to break through. So that’s where evil works. That is also why it is important to control one’s ego and come to dominate it, to prevent it from leading to ruin. The ego and the mind are the components to be mastered, but while the mind has a use, the ego is only a negative component.”