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Trap of the ego

Trap of the ego

When you only know yourself by reflective self-definition, and don’t appreciate the vast possibilities and natural freedom that comes from being the owner or source of the gameboard, you’re stuck.


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Found this topic fascinating. All ideas belong to Les Matheson. He is the author that inspired me.

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