„The human ego prefers anything, just about anything, to falling, or changing, or dying. The ego is that part of you that loves the status quo— even when it's not working. It attaches to past and present and fears the future.“

—  Richard Rohr, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life (2011)
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