Superego is an oppositional force. The id wants to do one thing, the superego dictates quite another and the ego sits in between, helplessly confused. The tug of war is at times unbearable.
In contrast conscience can be recognized as a feeling of attune-ment and peace. The “knowing” in one’s innermost soul reaches out to the world – a world which beckons and guides and points the way to one’s destined place at one and the same time that the innermost soul is reaching for it.