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Psychemagination

An Imaginative Exploration of the Psyche

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In the book On Multiple Selves, David Lester refutes the idea that a human being has a single unified self. Instead,  he argues, the mind is made up of multiple selves, and this is a normal psychological phenomenon. Most of us are aware that we have multiple selves. We adopt different “façade selves” depending on whom we are with. Lester argues that contrary to the popular psychological term, “false self,” these presentations of self are all part of us, not false; they simply cover layers of identity.

"Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life." - Hermann Hesse
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