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20 Wacky Premises of Self-Esteem

3 Tests Prove Self-Esteem Is Insane

20 Irrational & Silly Beliefs of Self-Esteem

  • Ego will help you to recognize, remove, and replace your ego: a.k.a. self-esteem.

Note: This was excerpted from Planet Earth Insane Asylum for the Universe: The First Report to the 2000 High Council. It can now be found in Planet Earth: Insane Asylum for the Universe, Second Edition.


  1. Situations know me.
  2. Situations define me.
  3. Situations do me as things.
  4. I know myself.
  5. I define myself.
  6. I make myself.
  7. I can do myself as things.
  8. Thought can know me.
  9. Thought can define me.
  10. Thought can do me.
  11. My ego is real.
  12. My ego knows me.
  13. My ego is me.
  14. My ego does me.
  15. Others can know me.
  16. Others can make me.
  17. Others can do me as things.
  18. Thought can know others.
  19. Thought can define others.
  20. Thought can do others.

Quotations from Various Souces

“In freedom alone can there be understanding, but freedom is denied when the observer, through identification, condemns or justifies.” —J. Krishnamurti, The Collected Works of J. Krishnamurti, Volume IV, p. 46

“Self-esteem steals souls.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Titles are like a magicians wand which circumscribe human facility and prevent us from living the lives of man.” —Thomas Paine

Book cover for Journal Journey