Similarly Dan believes that he is a completely changes person now and he cannot

Similarly dan believes that he is a completely

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may be possible for them to change their personality from what it initially was when they committed the crime. Similarly, Dan believes that he is a completely changes person now and he cannot relate his present personality to a sexual predator, and Delia and the Warden can attest to his change. The research and Dan’s change suggests that therapy can change one’s personality if they really want to change. Therefore, changing one’s personality is not impossible and this can be supported by the claims made by Eagleman and Mischel where they say personality is flexible and not fixed. 3. What are some of the downsides of the possibility that personality does not really exist (why is that scary)? What are the upsides or benefits of the possibility that personality does not really exist? Everyone would be considered equally in terms of personality if there was no difference in different personalities from person to person. Personality tells us a lot about ourselves or any human being’s life, it tells us if people share similarities or not. If personality does not exist, all our current relationships be it family, friends, or a partner, would completely change. There is some reason why we choose our friends so particularly and hang out with them for majority of the time. Similarly, there is some reason behind why we choose to spend our life with only one person. Because we share similarities in views, morals and we are attracted by their traits, if their personality does not exist., there may be some upsides of the possibility that personality does not really exist. The non-existence of personality makes it simpler for individuals to acknowledge one another, and not
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