Category Archives: Identity

Who Do You Think You Are?

Jan 2013 Who do you think you are? When you were younger, what was your idea about what you would be like now? And who will you be in the future?This is related to the concept of tanha bhava, or craving for becoming, in the Buddhist teaching.

Here is an interesting article with some studies about how people see their identity as fluid in the past but fixed for the future.  Perhaps due to fear of the unknown….