response to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lewis-richmond/identity-buddhist_b_909291.html
Your article states "I actually don't know what it means to "get rid of the ego."".
Getting rid of the ego is dissolving untoward passions.
Untoward passions are what people confuses as to what they are as a being due to attachment and aversion.
There is an identity that remains but as this identity cannot be define in relative terms but that identity can be stated in spontaneous and natural terms that uniquely define.