I wrote this on my other blog Ramblings of a Creative Mind a long time ago and Thought it was worth sharing on my main blog. Enjoy the read.
Identity formation driven by Philosophy creation
Defining our Identity in a Pleasure Seeking World.
It is not what you are called, but what you answer to.
- African Proverb
When growing up, we are taught and given an array of rules and standards of conduct to follow from our elders, parents, teachers, and peers, including various forms of media that help us to formulate a philosophy of thinking about life and how we view ourselves as individuals. We choose our own paths to follow in our adulthood that guide our standards of behaviour.
What is the standard that governs our conduct? It can either be, culturally specific, religious or secular in form but basic standards of behaviour are typically culturally based and vary between societies. The common African proverb that we can relate to is that “It takes a village to raise a child”.
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