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Egoism, Egotism and Egocentrism

  • Egoism is the belief that our moral behaviour is based on taking care of our own interests. Taking care of ourselves is actually a rational, desirable activity. If we take care of others while neglecting ourselves, we become worn out or suffer burnout. Example: Flight Attendants warn passengers that they should be putting on their own oxygen masks before helping anyone else with theirs.
  • Egotism means having a really big ego. Egotists are always talking about themselves.
  • Egocentrism is when one only sees their own perceptive and thinks that the world revolves around them. The focus of an egocentric person is only themselves.

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Synonyms Of The Ego In Psychology

  • Self-Concept: Our own self-image, the way we perceive ourselves.
  • Identity: Our social status, physical characteristics and abilities.
  • Self-Perspective: Our own unique view of ourselves and the world around us.

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The Ego

The Ego

  • The term ego has many definitions. Sages say it is the only barrier between us and true enlightenment. Whether we define it as self-esteem, self-importance or our arrogant, stubborn nature, ego isn’t something to be discarded, as it has tremendous functionality in this world.
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The Ego In Psychology

Psychology defines ego as a neutral concept which is one of many aspects of ourselves. The ego is then simply one’s individuality, the thoughts, behaviours and experiences that make a person unique. It is the part that perceives reality, making sense of all the information around...

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