The Ego Trick: Julian Baggini in Search of the Self by Maria Popova

Very interesting post and talk by Julian Baggini on Brainpickings by Maria Popova. Do read this it is excellent!

“Why “I” is a verb, or what the building blocks of identity have to do with developing compassion.

How “you” are you, really? Character is something we tend to think of as a static, enduring quality … In reality, our essence oscillates between a set of hard-wired patterns and a fluid spectrum of tendencies that shift over time and in reaction to circumstances…”

Go here to read more:

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/06/28/the-ego-trick-julian-baggini/ - Image of Julian’s book also from this link and at Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Ego-Trick-In-Search-Self/dp/1847081924

Review of Julian’s Book at Julian’s Blog: http://julianbaggini.blogspot.com/2011/03/ego-trick.html

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