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Identity, by José Carlos Ruiz

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In the digital age, who am I?


Questions about identity and how it is constructed are very complex. And the encroachment of extended reality in our digital environment has not made the problem any easier. How can we approach this?
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1/5 How do we construct our identity?


Individual identity is constructed through interactions with each person’s circumstances. What happens when our reality expands on social media and on our screens?

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2/5 How do we display our identity to other people?


What part of ourselves are we putting on display when we want to be authentic? Masks or avatars? Perhaps the drive to be unique may end up isolating us.

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3/5 Did extimacy kill our sense of wonder?


Screens have invaded our intimate lives, and that could be doing away with the possibility of taking the plunge into the unknown. What does this mean?

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4/5 Do we mistake dreams for desires?


Can identity construction generate frustration? Frustration occurs when our expectations don’t fit with reality.

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5/5 Can critical thinking help us with our identity issues?


Knowing how to question what reaches us from the outside will help us to construct our identities in a healthy way. How can we sharpen our innate capacity for critical thought?

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