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Unformatted text preview: and how we acted in that incident. But, when we do this we are also in a way flattening ourselves and picking out one specific trait to identify that moment by. Goldie says that in a self narrative we look at ourselves in different perspectives, may it be ours, our friend’s, our neighbor’s, or even a stranger’s. We evaluate these perspectives to determine if we agreed with what we did in the past, at the very moment, or even future wise. We categorize ourselves into what we want to be and this develops into our personal identity. So, Goldie kind of infers that actions, feelings, what people think, and thoughts do determine our character; maybe not directly, but indirectly. We give ourselves particular traits that we can identify with and others can identify us by....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2010 for the course PHI 1308 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '07 term at Baylor.
- Spring '07