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The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person Despite a Lifetime of Change

Philosophers and New Age sages have long insisted that the self is a spiritual crutch — from Alan Watts’s teachings on how our ego keeps us separate from the universe to Jack Kerouac’s passionate renunciation of the Self Illusion to Sam Harris’s contemporary case for self-transcendence. Modern …

Visualizing Race, Identity, and Change

A feature in <i>National Geographic</i>‘s October 125th anniversary issue looks at the changing face of America in an article by Lise Funderburg, with portraits of multiracial families by Martin Schoeller, that celebrates the beauty of multiracial diversity and shows the limitations around our current …

5 Things You Should Consider When Discussing Cultural Identity

By Kovie Biakolo,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16p1Ph8<p>Discussions about cultural identity, regardless of their outcome, tell us a lot about …

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