A Call To The Humanities To Reclaim Its Concious Self
- Written by Shaun Johnston Shaun Johnston
- Published: June 21, 2015 June 21, 2015
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How many selfs do we have? Kahneman points out that we each have at least two. One is the “experiencing” self that experiences the present moment. The other, the “remembering” self, provides us with access to memories of past present-moment experiences.
So obvious, so banal. Except… I’m astonished how this simple distinction can induce so much illumination. More...