I toss around the word “ego” a lot on this blog. Ego in the Buddhist sense does not mean pride or ego as described by Freud. Ego is a collection of thoughts, sensations and emotions. In Buddhism we classify them into bundles called skandhas.
The first skandha we might call form. This is order…
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
—Mahatma Gandhi (via purplebuddhaproject)