10z | CR Book IV, Chapter 3

like him. The reason is that I cling to a
notion of myself y as differnt from z, and
cannot feel free and easy about him because
I have to strive hard to maintain this
difference.

Point 9' applies chiefly to defects, dis-
eases, obsessions, compulsions, hates,
fears, feelings and views about the behaviour
of others and their supposed traits of
character. In all these cases, the hidden
positve narcissism has to be found bef-
ore the Buddhist formula can be applied.