Narcissism, egocentrism, abnegation, all of these converge into one single idea, ego.
The entity that rules all properties surrounding the "me", a creation established by one's psychic apparatus to balance the divisions between the self and the other.
The ego is the master of all humans, in this essay I will explore how this embodies itself psychologically as well as psychosomatically.
The ego is an abstract concept, this is very obvious to the layman, but let's elaborate this idea.
Firstly, we can clearly see that the ego is not concrete as it is not palpable,
as it is something to be felt and perceived by the neurological network that composes the imagination and realisation circuits of our brain.
Moreover, the ego is very close to being a perfect abstraction of the concepts of the self and all behaviour and emotion related to this aforementioned being.
After all, it is the basis of all behaviour concerning how we view others in relation to ourselves and vice versa,
and thus the basis of whether our personality leans towards modesty and altruism or self-obsession and vanity. Furthermore, it determines our sense of self-esteem as well as self-worth.
All these points come together to establish the fact that the ego is purely intangible, and thus an abstraction of human traits.
Furthermore, the ego is omnipresent as it extends to other people and does not limit itself to its possessor.
As we have stated before, the ego manipulates how one behaves towards themselves and also towards others,
thus the ego concerns all interpersonal relationships whether they be with the other or with the self,
making the ego an omnipresent and omnipotent entity that has absolute control over the process of thought as well as most psychological operations.
Thus we can deduce that the ego is an unescapable form of human relationship control.
Lastly, the ego also manifests itself in somatic ways, not only psychological manners, making it a psychosomatic organ.
We may see this in that individuals governed by self-deprecation may often pull in their limbs or look down as well as look somewhat tense.
In contrast, vain narcissists that wallow in their pride and are not afraid to -but adore- showing off their possessions and abilities, not showing the least hint of timidity in their behaviour,
show their hubris gladly in the direction of their gaze and posture. Therefore the ego may very well manifest itself through bodily and motor ways.
We thus deduce from all of these that the ego is an absolute monarch ruling over the human body ever so mightily.