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EGO: Table of Contents

EGO Table of 10 Chapters

Table of Contents for the book EGO

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  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Description

Chapter 1

Seven Step Plan

  • Step One
  • Step Two
  • Step Three
  • Step Four
  • Step Five
  • Step Six
  • Step Seven

Chapter 2

Step One: Recognize Ego as Main Problem

  • What is Ego?
  • Eastern and Western Ego
  • What are the Features of Ego?
  • What is Meaning for Ego?
  • What is Purpose for Ego?
  • What is the Function of Ego?
  • What are the Benefits of Ego?
  • What are the Results of Ego?
  • What is Self?
  • Eastern and Western Self
  • What are the Features of Self?
  • What is Meaning for Self?
  • What is Purpose for Self?
  • What is the Function of Self?
  • What are the Benefits of Self?
  • What are the Results of Self?

Chapter 3

Step Two: How is Ego Maintained?

  • Self-Talk Maintains Ego
  • What is Self-Talk?
  • Recognize Self-Talk from Thinking
  • Role-Talk Versus Self-Talk
  • Self-Talk Heard and Unheard
  • Self-Talk Maintains Delusions
  • Desire Maintains Self-Talk
  • Three Methods of Desire
  • Imbalance Maintains Desire
  • Law: The Constant Excuse for Self-Talk
    • Law Misuse Example
  • Friends of Self-Talk
  • Self-Talk Interrupts
  • Self-Talk and Intimates
  • Self-Talk Disintegration Based

Chapter 4

Step Three: Remove Self-Talk

  • Conquer Your Enemy
  • Failure to Remove Self-Talk
  • Others Mirror Self-Talk
  • Self-Talk Cannot Exist Without
  • Self-Talk Cannot Coexist With
  • Five Types of Removing
    • Responses to Self-Talk
  • Formal Remove Strategies
    • Remove Self-Talk: Test with 3Ps
    • Remove Self-Talk: Test Results for Help or Hurt
    • Remove Self-Talk: Make Allergic
    • Remove Self-Talk: Challenge with 6Ps
    • Remove Self-Talk: 6 Tests
    • Remove Self-Talk: Stop Self-Damning

Chapter 5

Step Four: Remove Ego

  • Deconstruct Premises of Ego
  • Failure to Remove Ego
  • Remove Ego: 10 Questions, 10 Functions
  • Remove Ego: 24 Reasons
  • Remove Ego: Self is Safe and Secure
    • Five Ego Fears
    • Self is Safe
    • Self is Secure
  • Remove Ego: 35 Challenges
  • Remove Ego: 20 Refutations
  • Remove Ego: Self-Concepts Disputed
  • Building Blocks of Ego

Chapter 6

Step Five: Replace Self-Talk and Ego

  • Two Birds with One Stone
  • Switch Not Change
  • Replace Ego: Replace Claiming
  • Replace Ego: Replace Covering
  • Replace Ego: Replace Knowing
    • Replace Ego: Self ≠ Knowing Behavior
  • Replace Ego: Replace Doing
  • Replace Ego: Replace Becoming
    • Becoming is Public Enemy Number One
    • Quotations Various Sources
  • Replace Ego: Replace Trying
  • Replace Ego: Replace Failing
  • Replace Ego: Replace Being
  • Replace Ego: Replace Monologue
  • Replace Ego: Replace Attachment
    • Replace Ego Example: Detachment Thinking
    • Replace Ego Example: Three-Part Statements
    • Replace Ego Example: Detachment Logic

Chapter 7

Step Six: Replace Supports for Ego with Supports for Self

  • What Are Supports?
  • Supports for Ego
  • 8 Deadly C’s Support Ego
  • Supports for Self
  • Retreat to Support Self
  • Descriptions of the Way of Self

Chapter 8

Step Seven: Action and Relapse Plans

  • Be Your Self
  • 3Rs Action Plan
  • Avert Relapse Plan
  • Recover Relapse Plan
    • Action, Avert, Relapse Plans in PDF

Chapter 9

Advanced Concepts

  • Other-Talk
  • Self-Talk Relational System
  • Self-Talk Wounds
  • Diagram of Self-Talk
  • Right Self-Talk
  • Right and Wrong “I”
  • Right Resistance
  • Self-Talk High and Low Selves
  • Tripartite Nature of Ego
  • 12 Levels of Focus
    • 6 Levels for Increase
    • 6 Levels for Decrease
  • Observer Is the Observed
  • How is Ego Created?
    • 10 Steps of Being Knowing
    • Example 10 Steps of Knowing
  • Source for Self-Talk
    • 8 Possible Sources

Chapter 10


  • Final Thoughts
    • Final List
  • Website Self-Talk Quotations
  • Poem: Reflections
  • References
  • Krishnamurti Links
  • Recommended Readings
  • Book Advertisements
    • How To Read on your Computer or Smartphone
    • How To Stop Failing
    • How To Clean Your Mind
    • How to Achieve Coherence

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