The false self is very deceptive. In almost all humans the false self's desire to continue its imaginary existence is much greater than its desire to be brought to a final end. Therefore, the false self uses numerous preservation strategies (tricks) to insure the continuation of its imaginary existence and to prevent you from realizing your true Self. The type is Palatino 13 for crisp clear easy reading. This book contains all of the quotes in Chapter (Step) Three from the book The Seven Steps to Awakening. It also contains the contents of Chapter One: The Impostor, Chapter Two: The Impostor's Tricks and Chapter Three: The Impostor's Tools from the book The Most Direct Means to Eternal Bliss. The False self is Book Three in the Self Realization Series. One purpose of the Self Realization Series is to put just one category of quotes into a small book that has the advantage of making it easier to focus, meditate on, grasp and have insight into just one subject at a time. That makes the approach simple, easier and less complicated. The idea is to stay focused on just one subject until you have received everything you need to receive from that one subject. Most people go on to the next subject without ever having learned to apply to their lives the subject they are studying now. The Self Realization series of books are portable practice manuals aimed at helping sincere seekers of Self Realization master one Key to Self Realization at a time. The six titles in the Self Realization Series are: 1. Self Awareness Practice Instructions. 2. The Desire for Liberation. 3. The False self. 4. Inspiration and Encouragement on the Path to Self Realization. 5. Everything is an Illusion. 6. How Not to Get Lost in Concepts.