The ego is a hard-won junkyard, a collection of meaningless illusions that veil the true self. (32 secs)
Which is to say...
1. The ego, the false self, is created by our attachment to worldly desires and illusions. It's a cluttered junkyard.
It amasses illusions like judgments, grievances, and false beliefs, veiling our awareness of the truth. These illusions distort our perception of reality and divert us from the peace and love that already exist within our minds.