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The Dance Of Egos

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posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 03:24 PM
You say you are right and I am wrong,
You say prove it and I say you prove it,
You launch your bombs and I duck for cover,
I launch my bombs and you duck for cover;

The dance of the egos,
It comes and goes,
You sway one way,
I sway the other;

You say my ego is bigger than yours,
I say your ego is bigger than mine,
Somewhere in the middle of it all,
The innocent get hurt and take the fall;

Is your ego more important than mine,
Is my ego more important than yours,
Do the innocent matter to you,
Do they matter to me;

As long as we fail to understand,
The ego is not the ruling hand,
Those that matter the most,
Will suffer the most;

If I put my ego away will you,
If I lay my guns down will you,
If I promise to Love you will you love me too,
If I decide my ego is useless,
If I make the choice to honor my Soul,
If I make the effort to be the selfless being I can be;

Will you join me in that effort,
Or will you ignore me and continue,
Clinging to that ego being,
Enslaved by your false ideas;

Can you make that change,
Would you take the first step,
Do I have to be the one that changes the music,
Who takes the first chance,
Must the egos always dance?

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 04:23 PM
a reply to: soulpowertothendegree
Ego must go! Well, at least most of it. As long as we hold on to our ego, there won't be unity.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 07:03 PM
a reply to: soulpowertothendegree

On a personal level you can hide your ego :
but swallowing your pride hurts your throat .

On a national level , ego starts wars , that no-one wins.
This hurts your nation's heart .

On a global level , ego is a self destructive menace.
This will , tragically , hurt everyone .

Tolerance is ego forsaken . Live and let live .
As much as we would like to change others ,
we can only lead by example ...


posted on Oct, 18 2015 @ 04:23 PM
a reply to: radarloveguy

On some level I agree, egos get in the way, but on another level I think we need some ego as a protective measure, when it gets in the way of a peaceful resolution, that is where I think egos need to take a bath.

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