from Chapter Nine
When expectations are not fulfilled, the ego may feel that it has been neglected or treated incorrectly; this forms the basis for Anger. In Anger, the ego becomes extremely dominant. The mind follows the ego, though its attention may wander. The intellect may try to give soothing advice, but if overruled by the ego it will supply information that supports the Anger, such as the memory of earlier unfulfilled expectations.
Anger is also based in the suppression of feelings. Some people harbor Anger over one particular subject all of their lives. The repetition of angry thoughts can work like a...