What is the ego tendency?

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Acharya Prashant (AP): You see, we often say that suffering is when things start cluttering the mind. Kabir Sahab says, “Maya is that which occupies your mind.” We need to ask, “To whom is the occupation?” Let’s say a girl keeps dancing in your mind, to whom is she dancing? Who is watching her? To whom has she come? Has she come to…