Identity in the 21st Century: The Immense Pressure of “Being Yourself”
From gender-neutral bathrooms to changing conceptions of marriage, the issue of identity underlies some of our most contentious cultural battles. The changes are happening so rapidly that it’s difficult to grasp just how far we’ve moved from ancient understandings of what it means to be a person. We’ll consider these vexing issues in the next 3 podcasts. This episode examines our current understanding of identity, and considers some of its long-term repercussions.
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