Who are ‘you’? Is there even a ‘you’ that exists outside of your ideas about ‘you’?
These are the kind of questions my friend Phil spends his time pondering. He’s explored this issue of personal identity with some of the best teachers in the world, and he’s seen a lot in the course of his exploration.
If our personal identities are just a collection of thoughts (you can come to your own conclusion about this as you listen), what does that mean for our problems?
Who has the problem? Whose habit is it, anyway?
I have a feeling this fun, but deep conversation into the nature of identity will get you wondering…
Check out Phil’s book It’s All in the Mind, You Know? A Helpful Book of Metaphors here.