Our simple seeker was half asleep when Spirit
began to lecture to her on Freud’s concept of
Perhaps he didn’t think to use the term of
Ego as personality? That makes sense.
Actually it develops around our essence,
or soul, if you will, and it’s unique
She tried to focus with her weary mind
on what he was saying, and at the same time
wondered why He would choose such a moment.
Perhaps so your resistance to new ideas …
I don’t resist new ideas, at least not
just for the sake of resisting them.
Then why are you resisting the concept of
an inner or original personality and a mask
or protective energy that interacts between
the inner personality and the outer
Like a coat?
A living coat.
I don’t understand.
Why we would need an outer personality
to protect our essence when surely
our physical body does that.
The physical body is a structure,
even though it is a living one.
Okay, so we have two personalities
Of course, we may have several.
I’m trying to accept two.
Okay. For now, think two.
Inner and outer?
Inner and outer.
The outer is directed by the inner?
They take turns?
Not by design.
The inner develops an interface …
As an aura?
And the aura serves to provide
a sort of protection …
I can’t think. I’m tired.
So, You’re not interested in learning
about the function of the outer
personality as it develops into ego,
and forgets, or denies that it’s role
is to …
You’re losing me.
That’s not possible.
Is this just a dream?
There is no such thing as just a dream.