Five hundred years later, another young man, Emmanuel, whom the Greeks called Jesus the Christ, was similarly tested and, he, too, refused to give in to the temptations of the ego and flesh. It seems that those who want to overcome the ego and its world of flesh must be tempted in assorted ways; only the few with the courage to not give in to temptation to be separated ego self succeed. This world, the material universe, is a product of our desire for separation. Desire for separated self is the cause of suffering; That is why you have too many churches today.
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