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Personal Identity


There’s a big difference between keeping up with trends and trying to be like someone, and then again there’s a difference between trying to be like someone and trying to be them.  571 more words

High School

The Only Way is Wolverhampton

As somebody who grew up in Essex, I’m used to being teased about my home town of Southend-on-Sea. My lack of fake tan, platinum blonde hair, and white stilettos are perennial causes of mirth among colleagues past and present. 628 more words


'Transcendence' - a (re)view


A couple of days ago I finally saw Transcendence – a movie that I’ve been looking forward to, knowing that it explores the topic of… 2,561 more words

Science Fiction

Your Identity Helps to Create the World Around You...

For years we’ve been taught to go after our goals. Most people who do end up failing to reach them or even getting started.  The truth is that most people don’t even know the goals they set are even theirs.  718 more words


Philosophies of the Self: existentialism onwards

Existentialists believe that we are free to choose who we want to be, but they also emphasise commitment and responsibility. Explore personal identity with the help of existentialist ideas past and present including those of Kierkegaard, Sartre, de Beauvoir and Heidegger. 24 more words

Adult Education

Most People Are Hypocrites and So Am I

Hypocritical behavior is to be expected of people. “Do as I say and not as I do.”

That includes me and you. Don’t deny it. You tell your kids not to watch too much TV. 954 more words

Destructiveness of identities

I am on Part 5 of Todd Haynes’ 2011 production of Mildred Pierce, a sad period piece about a woman who kicks her cheating husband out of the house leaving her struggling to care for her two daughters and herself. 774 more words