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A Model For Identity Negotiation Over Time

Reading through a journal article, looking for insights into the relationship between individual and social identity, I came across the following model: Is this how you perform identity negotiation over time? What I do is kinda different: Step 1: I try to figure out who

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Anti-Materialism The Mythology Of Our Time

We could admit that we devote ourselves to our jobs, and acknowledge that money matters a great deal as our culture’s symbolic representation of workers’ time and effort. We could stop denying our desire for material goods, and instead try to understand that desire, thus savoring every last bit of material worth in our purchases instead of buying obsessively and then discarding what we buy in purges of guilt.

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#2 Way to Make Things Better: Come Out

If you’re looking to improve your social environment, come out. I’m not just talking about revealing your sexual orientation, although clearly that applies. If you’re a member of a religious minority, let it be known. If you have an unusual political stance, share it. The

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The Freedom to Be Otherkin

I find Otherkin interesting because it’s curious to consider what motivates human beings to believe that they are not human beings, and to accept a mythological identity as the internally-real core aspect of themselves.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?