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Defining identity

Is this how you define your identity? The definition appeared in 2009 in a discussion paper under the title Trajectories of identity change: explaining the persistence of collective opposition. It was published by the Institute for British-Irish Studies, University College Dublin here. Identity … is a processual phenomenon (with both interactive and reflective moments) involving …

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Ten Failings of Ireland’s National Identity

Identity Dream with No Foundation? The official identity of the young independent Irish State was created out of a longing for all things distinctively Irish, which were sought and found in the country’s ancient ‘Celtic’ past. However, the following snippets show that the nation’s view of itself rested largely on a spurious knowledge-base. 1. One …

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Racial Identity

Rachel Dolezal’s Claim – & Ten Comments on Racial Identity

Racial Identity Rachel Dolezal’s claim that she is black has sparked wide controversy. But, is there really such a thing as ‘Racial Identity’? Ten comments about race and identity, draw from a trawl of the internet and other sources, indicates that it is a false assumption. The main problem is that we don’t have a …

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Ten Observations on Identity

Facing Your Identity The following observations, gathered across the internet, show that identity is important to us.                       People everywhere are struggling to “find themselves.” … the world is entering a new era of anxiety over identity. Losing your identity brings with it immense …

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What is Meant by Personal Identity?

John Locke and Identity  Reading furnishes the mind only with material for knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.                     Locke on Personal Identity Part 1 Locke on Personal Identity Part 2 Locke on Personal Identity Part 3   Share this:FacebookEmailPrint

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