darkina wrote:Who are people exactly? Are they what they think they are, or what others think they are? Is it you who knows your real self, or do others see it more clearly? Is it a mix of both?
CoBB wrote: If solely others defined who you are, you’d have as many personalities as many people you know, or at least as many groups you belong to. That doesn’t feel right to me, since even if I behave differently with different people, I still feel that these behaviours are just parts of something common.
But I wouldn’t consider my own thoughts about myself as the ultimate truth either, since that’s still not an objective view, however well-informed. In other words, I’m just another observer who happened to get the best seat.
darkina wrote:Am I always the best judge on who I am or what I will be, or do others have a point?
Psi-Lord wrote:Reminds me of those discussions about the distinctions between who you think you are, who others think you are, and who you actually really are.
linguaholic wrote:I think there's no need for an I if there's no you
I study Literature, so yes. But I have never read something of him, although I was obliged toGlowim wrote:@Vogelvrij: Do you know Pirandello? I haven't know that he was known outside of Italy... (actually I don't have any idea about which italian writers are known outside Italy...)
Vogelvrij wrote:] I study Literature, so yes. But I have never read something of him, although I was obliged to
Glowim wrote:If no one is left on earth except you, you're still existing right? Why wouldn't you have an identity, if you're reflecting and thinking about yourself, then there's your identity.
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