Posts tagged Identity
Game On: Online Gaming and the Influence of Digital Communities

Massively multi-player online games offered us more than just an escape; they presented an opportunity to create entirely new identities in a community of shadows. As the lines between our online and offline lives continue to blur, what can these platforms teach us about the digital masks we carry into our own lives?

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Battle of the Temperaments

Introverts or extroverts; which category runs the world? Introverts and extroverts are the yin and yang of society, serving to complement rather than compete with each other’s strengths and weaknesses. This introvert-extrovert friendship details how the two temperaments can work in tandem to rule the world together! In the words of Sophia Dembling, “extroverts sparkle, introverts glow. Extroverts are fireworks, introverts are a fire in the hearth.” 

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Navigating the Maze

I don’t often get caught up in TV shows. Aside from playing re-runs of the same family-friendly sitcoms in the background while I work, I usually don’t find myself sitting down for all that long to get into a series. There are, however, a few good exceptions. Like most viewers, I found myself absolutely drawn into the phenomenon that is Westworld this past fall. More so than reveling in the dusty old westerns that used to play on our TV, I was absolutely captivated by the underlying questions raised by the program with respect to identity, morality, and the excavation of the self.

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Meet the Author: Guest Interview with Veronica Germain

Our guest this week brought us a deeply personal story, one that chronicles her personal struggle with losing and reclaiming her identity. In even the darkest of moments, however, Veronica Germain found hope and clarity in a favorite passion, travel. This week, as we settle in to learn more about the mind behind our latest guest piece, we'll explore this favorite hobby, which became the saving grace of a "wide-eyed wanderer".

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