Pursuing to comprehend how the facts of life compile universal truth is the single most honorable, difficult, and critical endeavor that a man may engage in. It requires all of the self; and consumes it like a ravenous fire: painfully and mercilessly removing all that is weak, faulty, and impure in a man, to temper and reveal an inner core of strength, righteousness, and unshakable personal serenity.
A General Overview of the Principles of Transegoism
“C.E.’s Another Heaven,” by Gale Titus.
Although this explanation of the tenets of Transegoism is quite basic, there is an even shorter, more basic explanation that can be found here. Transegoism can also be explained in one sentence: it…
In order to accomplish something great; something truly worthwhile, your work must overcome you. You must lose yourself to it. It must become something which is more important — even than your own physical and psychological wellbeing.
Do not wonder that great artists so frequently overdose on drugs.
Do not wonder that missionaries go to areas of the world wrought with disease, violence and tyranny.
Do not wonder that you hear stories of soldiers losing limbs, only to fight to return to battle with their comrades.
Their work overcomes them. That is why they are great.