…Eradication of the ego
“Nobody sees anybody truly but all through the flaws of their own egos.
That is the way we all see …each other in life. Vanity, fear, desire, and competition — all such
distortions within our own egos– condition our vision of those in relation to us. Add to
those distortions to our own egos the corresponding distortions in the egos of
others, and you see how cloudy the glass must become through which we look at each other.
That’s how it is in all living relationships except when there is that rare case of two people who love
intensely enough to burn through all those layers of opacity and see each other’s naked hearts.”
― Tennessee Williams
Kay Lynn Gabaldon