Ego is a Latin word meaning "I", cognate with the Greek "Εγώ (Ego)" meaning "I", often used in English to mean the "self", "identity" or other related concepts.
It may also refer to:
- Ego, one of the three constructs in Sigmund Freud's structural model of the psyche
- Ego (religion), as defined in various religions in relationship to self, soul etc.
- Ego (spirituality), the "self", "self-concept", "false self", "conceptual identity", or identification with individual existence
- In discussions of kinship systems, the person through which the relationship is traced
Other articles related to "ego":
... The ego is often associated with mind and the sense of time, which compulsively thinks in order to be assured of its future existence, rather than simply knowing its own self and the ... The spiritual goal of many traditions involves the dissolving of the ego, allowing self-knowledge of one's own true nature to become experienced and enacted in the world ... comments that, to the extent that the ego is present in an individual, that individual is somewhat insane psychologically, in reference to the ego's nature as compulsively hyper-active and compulsively (and ...
... EGO can refer to EGO, IATA airport code for Belgorod International Airport EGO (Eosinophil Granule Ontogeny) transcript, see EGOT (gene) EGO (game engine), a video game engine ...
... development (Erikson) Unconscious Preconscious Consciousness Psychic apparatus Id, ego and super-ego Libido Drive Transference Countertransference Ego defenses Resistance ...
... Ego the Living Planet - In the so-called "Black Galaxy," a portion of space unknown to Earth, the entity known as Ego came into being as any planet would ... However, Ego evolved consciousness and intelligence as well ...
... people were fleeing in blind terror from Ego-Prime, which was created accidentally from Ego the Living Planet by Tana Nile ... Ego-Prime came to Earth, and the Asgardians battled him, and Odin sacrificed Ego-Prime to transform three people into Young Gods ...
Famous quotes containing the word ego:
“To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamina of a cow pony.”
—Billie Burke (18851970)
“The ego is not master in its own house.”
—Sigmund Freud (18561939)
“Since [Rousseaus] time, and largely thanks to him, the Ego has steadily tended to efface itself, and, for purposes of model, to become a manikin on which the toilet of education is to be draped in order to show the fit or misfit of the clothes. The object of study is the garment, not the figure.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)