Beyond the Self

Of Possible Worlds

This post might be a bit messy – I’ve only just recently started thinking about this in a deliberate manner, and I’m getting a bit tangled up in my own thoughts. So I’ll try to put some of these ruminations into words . . .

I was channel surfing over the holidays and landed on a B-movie about a woman who, when she feels bored with her life, or feels a need for a change, moves to a new place and creates a new identity, complete with a bogus personal history, educational background, and professional credentials. By the time we meet her, she’s done this nine times. She finds herself at a point where she wants to connect, however briefly, to a former flame from high school, because she wants to have her original self reflected back to her by someone who knew the first version of her.

This B-movie…

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