The Self is Moral

[So we’ve been thinking about the problem precisely backwards. It’s not that identity is centered around morality. It’s that morality necessitates the concept of identity, breathes life into it, provides its raison d’être…….

The lesson of the identity detector is this: when we dig deep, beneath our memory traces and career ambitions and favourite authors and small talk, we find a constellation of moral capacities.]

Read the full article here: The Self is Moral | Nina Strohminger for AEON



One thought on “The Self is Moral

  1. We indeed need to connect with our inner psyche to reach self-actualisation. To remove the external goals, aspirations, greeds and motivations, leaves us in our raw and primal form. This is our true identify 🙂


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