Self Identity Essay

analytical Essay
2018 words
2018 words

Imagine a place of complete control of every action during any given day. This unattainable goal goes under the rug; however, this elusive place is attainable only in one 's mind. The dictating factor of all human actions lies within the emotion which derives from the inner depths of the sea. The sea monster which swims through the human body, leeching on to our brains and controlling them. Through the sea monster antagonizing fear into human`s consciousness, this brief attack dictates everyday actions. Fear, expressed from human responses to stressful stimulus activates the flight or fight response inside our brain. This triggers without our conscious awareness as this occurs as an automatic response. A human response in which requires no …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the sea monster, antagonizing fear into human consciousness, dictates everyday actions. the human mind two types of fear are induced through the stimuli which are the low and high road.
  • Explains the power of fear through various stimulus can change a person's self identity.
  • Analyzes how erik erikson's theory of psychosocial development concludes that one heavily influence conversation with someone can defeat a person causing fear.
  • Analyzes how the fear associated with decisive consequences exposes a person's identity.
  • Concludes that connecting the past will underplay society and culture of today, but this thought misses the invisible fear, which creates a person's true self.
  • Explains that when unknown forces approach humans from behind, the natural reflex would include the movements of running, jumping, or screaming.
  • Explains that the aspect of oneself stems from things we tend to shy away from, such as the trees swaying back and forth under the illuminated night sky.

As Raymond Lloyd-psychologist at the University of California, suggests, “you be honest with others because if you speak your mind you might offend someone, and then he or she will turn away in a huff, taking your identity in the process, leaving you empty and dead, a fear of psychological death.” (Richmond) The nuance of fear emerges from the inner depths of others and oneself, which clots the mind with distorted feelings. These feelings ripped from one`s identity makes the person feel naked. Their mind encapsulates into a small nut, buried in the ground during the harsh winter months, waiting for the sun to cross the horizon exploding the surface with joy. This joy of regaining one 's self from the fear of others transforms another human into expressing their identity through fear. However, the sun crosses to late as the true self emerges from their fear expressed from their loss of themselves. This expression of self identity demonstrates that through the environment which one transpires with on the normal presence of life, the environment changes the person from hiding our true self and throws it out in front of the world to witness. Another valid point comes from John Watson an American psychologist who established the psychology perspective of Behaviorism stated, "Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own …show more content…

This instance of blood flowing to the brain creates fear in order to express one self`s purest form. According to J. Sage Elwell an assistant professor at TCU, has concluded from his book Crisis of Transcendence, “fear is releasing control of our data selves to unknown forces” (Elwell). Around the aspect of all human lives will always lie lurking variables. Variables in which we have no control of because things occur so fast in life human`s identity must always continue to change and grow. However, through fear our identity becomes personified as newborn babies embracing light for the first time, constantly blinking, constantly adjusting. This transcendence of self identity rose to the forthcoming of one 's self, during the dilemma of decision making. Creating a new sense of fear, which transpires in the underlying concept of risk. Following this same thought Pema Chodron an American, Tibetan Buddhist, stated “Fear is a natural reaction moving closer to the truth” (Chodron). The truth which all humans fear knowing. Due to the fact the truth brings more than what is called for, especially for humans who already fear themselves. Since, no human wants to know their true self because it can cause mentally devastating actions. One true self identity might either be good or bad, yet; humans fear this truth for the reasons of their identity is not what

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