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What we call ‘ego’ is a mind addicted to thinking. Does it need to be said that thinking about this addiction can only feed the addiction? A higher faculty than thought is required.

The death of partisanship

Scott Fitzgerald: “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing thoughts in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” A smiling Nelson Mandela did this. A rank and unruly partisanship shrivelled at his feet.