There is no ego, as such. What is often referred to as “ego” is a way of being, which is oriented to identity — wherein one identifies completely with some idea about oneself and uses that identity as the basis for behaviour, for direction in acting out a role written by oneself and others, to express the conceived idea as a way of life. It is a way of being an identity, a persona, a character. And this character wants things. The wanting is based upon a lack. The lack is a spur — a way of motivating action. What…

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Poetic writing & photography by Michael Boyce, author of 2 novels: Monkey & Anderson — both from Pedlar Press. Currently working on his 3rd.

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