Levels of Intimacy in Communication LO18763

Ben Compton (bcompton@emailsolutions.com)
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 09:49:16 -0400

Replying to LO18747 --


What precisely do you mean by getting past the "ego"? What is there beyond
the ego that is worth having?

If you mean the "ego" as pretentiousness then I'd agree. But if you mean
get past the "ego" in terms of transcending myself to some higher purpose
then I'd disagree.

For me the highest purpose of my life is to discover, express, and explore
my own inherent greatness. Whether others do the same is their own
business. I'm not worried about others; I'm only worried about whether I
will realize and actualize my own greatness. To that extent, then, I am an

I am interested in your thinking.

Benjamin Compton

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