What EXACTLY is an Ego Trip?

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“Old Time Recipe”

Since: Nov 12

Cannon, KY

#1 Dec 8, 2012
All my friend's and family that I correspond with, all tell me I'm on one. What do they mean by this?

Thanks
-James Robert Gray
nostro

Tacoma, WA

#2 Dec 8, 2012
Your alter-egos don't count as friends.
Sigmund

Barbourville, KY

#3 Dec 8, 2012
Don't worry. You aren't on one or you would never have admitted you didn't know what one was.
nostro

Tacoma, WA

#4 Dec 8, 2012
Sigmund wrote:
Don't worry. You aren't on one or you would never have admitted you didn't know what one was.
You are correct of course. He's just a psychopath.

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#5 Dec 9, 2012
the real james gray

Williamsburg, KY

#6 Dec 9, 2012
Jim Gray wrote:
All my friend's and family that I correspond with, all tell me I'm on one. What do they mean by this?
Thanks
-James Robert Gray
why do you use this name on topix when everyone knows thats not your real name?i can see useing a nick name like other people but you try to make people think this is your real name.just curious.

“Old Time Recipe”

Since: Nov 12

Cannon, KY

#7 Dec 9, 2012
Limbertwig wrote:
http://www.groverno.org/index. html
That Norquist guy really gets under your skin, doesn't he Twig?

“Old Time Recipe”

Since: Nov 12

Cannon, KY

#8 Dec 9, 2012
the real james gray wrote:
<quoted text>why do you use this name on topix when everyone knows thats not your real name?i can see useing a nick name like other people but you try to make people think this is your real name.just curious.
I prefer to go by Jim, instead of James.
Sigmund

Barbourville, KY

#9 Dec 9, 2012
Jim Gray wrote:
<quoted text>I prefer to go by Jim, instead of James.
Need he say more? ;)
full o demselves

Barbourville, KY

#11 Dec 9, 2012
Jim Gray wrote:
All my friend's and family that I correspond with, all tell me I'm on one. What do they mean by this?
Thanks
-James Robert Gray
q & specialist are prime examples of this condition.

“Somewhere in Time”

Since: Dec 09

Cannon, KY

#12 Dec 9, 2012
full o demselves wrote:
<quoted text>q & specialist are prime examples of this condition.
It was me you were talking to. So, you also would say I'm on an Ego Trip? I like that term.."Ego Trip." It sounds neat!...lol
Anonymous

London, KY

#13 Dec 9, 2012
Sigmund wrote:
Don't worry. You aren't on one or you would never have admitted you didn't know what one was.
Actually, an "ego trip" has nothing to do with knowledge. It is a term used to identify people who seem to possess an egotistical ethical framework, that is being they feel what is moral and ethical ( two differing terms) is that in which is self-serving. Basically, most politicians seem to be egotistical when they should be utilitarian is a plausible illustration. There are several accepted ethical frameworks and egotistical is the most common one for an explanation of self centered individuals.
can

Tacoma, WA

#14 Dec 9, 2012
I think the phrase "being a legend in your own mind" might sum it up in laymans terms.
Anonymous

London, KY

#15 Dec 9, 2012
can wrote:
I think the phrase "being a legend in your own mind" might sum it up in laymans terms.
No, I will simplify it like this, if a man buys a corvette and justifies the purchase simply because he wants it then he has made an egotistical decision. However, if a lady buys a minivan because it is safe, fuel efficient, and financially reasonable then she is displaying utilitarian principles for her family by taking other perspectives into account. However, after years of misuse, definitions alter and I believe that maybe the case here concerning the term "ego".

“Not afraid to stand alone.”

Since: Jun 09

Flat Lick Ky.

#16 Dec 9, 2012
Jim Gray wrote:
<quoted text>That Norquist guy really gets under your skin, doesn't he Twig?
Not as bad as all the politicians he owns. Norquist should get under any sane persons skin.

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