This section is referred to as “ego unplugged”. This is when behavior gets so outrageous and the consequences so awful that you can’t help but ask, what was that [expletive] thinking? This is taken from Mindset 3.0 and you can read the complete post at this site.
I was terribly disappointed and saddened to read the news about Tim Montgomery’s recent sentencing to 46 months in jail. As I read this today, I could not help but think about the “pain-bodies” he is likely experiencing and “ego” associated behaviors that propelled him to criminal activity. The “pain-body” and being in the Present and how these concepts are explained by Eckhart Tolle in his book, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, highlights just how much pain our society experiences each day. Here is Mr. Montgomery’s Nike commercial below.
Both Montgomery and his former wife Marion Jones had it all in the eyes of most people. Olympic fame, money, endorsements and it is all now gone. Literally. In the book, Tolle describes how people carry a large amount of unnecessary baggage, both mental and emotional and throughout their lives. They limit themselves through grievance, regret, hostility, guilt. Read the full post. This is Tim in handcuffs.