In such an instance, the following dynamic is playing out:
One of the greatest impediments to masterful living is the presence of a self-identity. Identity traps the awareness and strengthens the prison bars of social conditioning. We all play different roles at different times, but when we allow the role to define us, then it has become an identity. Such folly is easily able to be noticed. But what is a more hidden form of identity, is indicated by someone vehemently denying to call a role they may on occasion be playing, by its name. Upon closer examination one usually finds that these individuals identify themselves by some self-appointed mission or grand cause. If one can but see how perfectly everything unfolds when seen from the eternal perspective, it becomes the height of arrogance to think we are needed for saving or championing anything.
We are all constantly being students of individuated existence. All around us is designed for self-study and learning… it’s the purpose of life, no matter what we choose to call it.