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How do people who realise that there is no 'I' exist in the world where an 'I' seems to be necessary to exist?

Descartes says that from the dualism of the "thinking self" and the "awareness about existence" modern philosophy started. The "thinking self" - is that some deep speculation, appearing in our awareness? Or is the "I" self-righteous. superficial, frivolous without any reflection, based on instincts? To become aware of one´s self is only our ego. That is why we need to work on a wisdom that is bigger than what the small self can perceive, but at the same time we do need to understand where this ego comes from, what it has as its base, or else we cannot really work on our wisdom. In this era where belief in a God is rare, we do need to awaken to this great wisdom where we can experience the whole world in one-ness, or else mankind will not be able to sustain itself.

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