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The nature of your identity

Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Unveiled Artist, Oct 18, 2021.

  1. Unveiled Artist

    Unveiled Artist Veteran Member

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    No right or wrong answers


    Do you believe your identity is constant or constantly changing?
     
  2. Laika

    Laika Well-Known Member
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    I'd lean towards constantly changing. :)
     
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  3. sun rise

    sun rise "This is the Hour of God"
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    My fundamental identity that exists beyond this lifetime does not change.

    My identity in this life is relatively fixed. I'm male, have a certain intelligence, break out in sweats if I eat mildly spicy food, like science fiction etc.

    My identity day-by-day varies. For example, one day I might like a banana but the next day I'm not interested in bananas. Over time my identity as defined by preferences do change. I now like Indian food which would never have touched when I was young.
     
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  4. Secret Chief

    Secret Chief Meghalayan Ape

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    Changing.
     
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  5. IndigoChild5559

    IndigoChild5559 Loving God and my neighbor as myself.

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    A little bit of both. I do seem to have a core personality that doesn't change. But it is amazing how my politics and stuff have all gone through revolutions in my 60 years of existence.
     
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  6. lewisnotmiller

    lewisnotmiller Grand Hat
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    It's changing. In general, it changes more slowly than some people's, but it seems clear that it does change.
     
  7. Mock Turtle

    Mock Turtle Silent Generation - so don't expect much
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    I'd go with a mostly stable core that has eruptions and contractions occasionally - like a controlled plasma field - but who is at the controls? :oops:
     
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