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The continuity of the self is established in our memories, even though people argue that memories are unreliable, and can be distorted.

The faculty of memory is the foundation of what identifies us with ourselves.


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The properties of the self give rise to individuality, which begins with conscience and moves towards consciousness. Individuals represent the universal mind of rationality, where figures, characters and artificial identities cannot stand, as individuals are indivisible entities,...


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Free Will

Our capacity to make choices is our free will, and it is bound by the responsibility of the choices that are made.

Our ability to make the choices deemed right by society defines our personhood. Free will makes the person what he is, as their personhood and integrity of ac...


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"Humans are just the sort of organisms that interpret and modify their agency through their conception of themselves. This is a complicated biological fact about us."



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Characters portray a set of qualities, without having a core unity inside them. Therefore characters do not have any identity crises.

A character has some easily identifiable qualities, which dominate the whole personality. A person with character behaves in a repr...


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The Person

A person is an idea of a unified centre of choice, judgement, opinion and action, and is a unit of legal and theological responsibility. A person is bound to stand behind his roles, and be judged according to what choices he makes and what actions he takes to act out his personal...


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The Identities Of A Person

The Identities Of A Person

A person is not one simple entity, but a kaleidoscopically changing algorithm, where parts of the mind, body and soul appear fragmented but are integrated from within.

Depending on the psychological, environmental or educational factors, a person becomes a unique identity with an assortmen...


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Presence is in a different dimension than the other conceptual identities and is a mode of identity for going beyond achievement, free will or any mode of education. It is beyond imitation, will power or practice.


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Figures form the narratives of their lives, making choices according to the patterns of their archetypes.

A Figurehead perspective on himself is initially an outward representation, an image portrayed to the world, but it gradually becomes internalized.


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Property is the thing which is valued, or protected, and forms the basis of all actions and judgements, whether they are moral, theological, economic or political.

A society gets together and co-creates property, in the form of wealth, rights, possessions and instruments of value...


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Soul And Mind

While a person is a primary agent of principle, the logical extreme of personhood moves inward, towards the operations of the mind and choices of the soul.

This gives birth to all kinds of emotions and feelings and introduces the person to the conscience.


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Memory Distortion

We all can form complex false memories in us, and it can even impact our decision making and future behavior. Planting false memories in a person can be used to tackle certain disorders like obesity and alcoholism.

Memory researchers have concluded that it is possible ...

The Mind’s GPS Memory

The Mind’s GPS Memory

The mind recalls old memories when it visits a certain place(usually where we used to be as kids) in amazing detail. Our memory banks contain so much information that we don’t even know exists, until it gets triggered by a certain location, food, smell or music.

The association mechanism o...

Repression And Memory

Memories aren’t set in stone like we all believe and can be repressed, suppressed and even falsified. Imagination, dreams and past memory feel similar to the mind.

Memory repression, false memories, and amplified memories (vividly repeating a traumatic experience) can be a result of trauma...

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