The fundamental conflict in the spiritual quest: ego can never achieve awakening – Jed McKenna
Self cannot achieve no-self. There is no enlightened being. There is no I to it. The result is not enlightened-self, it’s no-self.

Are you sure you want it? – Jed McKenna
Waking up is a pointless action. Looking at the falseness of your most treasured self and all you have created. Who would do such a thing?