Excerpt About Enlightenment Factors
Objectivity is Exactly What is Needed to Deal with the PersonalityThe combination of all these factors brings about objectivity. The seven factors -- the energy, the determination, the joyfulness, the kindness, the absorption, the peacefulness, and the awakeness -- come together in perfect proportion, and exist as one phenomenon, whose quality is objectivity. The objectivity is exactly what is needed to deal with the personality, its basic patterns and its basic tendencies toward grasping and attachment. With objectivity you are not influenced by your superego or your unconscious; what you see is what is there.