Answer: On the contrary, it is a necessary sensation in a person when he or she realizes that one loves oneself and does everything for one’s own good. For the sake of this good, he discovers the method of attaining life until he reaches its essence. All this stems only from self-love, from great egoism.
Question: Is self-love an attribute of egoism?
Answer: Self-love is egoism: I love myself and want to fill myself, it is crucial for me.
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 2/26/17