Each of us goes through life with two main selves. Most people remain aware of only one of them directly, which is the first one.
An addition to the BHT, about exalting the false self versus humbling the false self.
The human ego, this psychological self, is entrenched in division, in separation, in me versus you, ingroup vs outgroup, my religion or no religion.
It seems suspect for goods that cost pennies to manufacture should be sold to the end consumer for sometimes 10-20 times their cost.
There is a term that the scriptures use to refer to something in us that separates us from God. It is called the "natural man," or at times the "carnal mind." What is this? And how can a correct understanding of it help us commune with and become one with God?