Being someone: humility and identity (part 2)

In the first part of this post I discussed conditional ways of using humility as a renunciatory practice, giving up tightly held aspects of the self which turn out to be unhelpful and inessential. I’m going to come back to the quote that started the post: ‘Humility is having nothing invested in the self-image’. This points to a different, unconditional way of discussing humility and identity, and implies that it isn’t even necessary, which I will now ponder on in the form of a blog post…

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