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Why It Is Not Egotistic to Say You Are Good?

Wisdom on How to Live Life Book 4

The following article is extracted from
the book "Wisdom on How to Live Life (Book 4)"
by Dr. Tommy S. W. Wong

Guru: And there is another point about ego.

Tom: What is the point?

Guru: Suppose you are good in singing.

Tom: So, I am good in singing.

Guru: Is it egotistic to say you are good in singing?

Tom: Many people think it is.

Guru: So, what would they say?

Tom: They’ll be humble and say they are not good in singing.

Guru: But actually they are stating a falsehood.

Tom: So, they are telling a lie.

Guru: So, they think they are humble and non-egotistic but actually they become liars.

Tom: So, what should they say?

Guru: Just state the truth.

Tom: So, just say I am good in singing.

Guru: Congratulations.

Tom: So you mean saying I am good at something is not egotistic?

Guru: Stating the truth is not egotistic.

Tom: So we can all say we are good?

Guru: Only when you are really good.

Dr. Tommy S. W. Wong

Tommy Wong As a bestselling author on Amazon, Dr. Tommy Wong is the author of the book series “Wisdom on How to Live Life,” and other philosophical, spiritual, and self-help books. Since 2009, his books have been available on Amazon and many other online bookstores worldwide. More articles are available here and further information about Dr. Wong’s work can be found on his website and FB page.


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