Sep 10, 2014
The rise of a therapeutic culture in America emphasizes self-importance, self-awareness, and self-expression—Me. If you want the social media to know who you are, the Internet will do nicely. Just take a Selfie. What does it say? “Look, here I am!” Trivial pursuit!
The Search for Self
There is a more certain way to solidify your identity, although this less-traveled road is steep; the climb asks for self-discipline. Nothing is more exhilarating or more fulfilling than to discover your very own self so that you no longer crave or cling to outside approval. Consider two little words: “Know thyself,” surely the pithiest axiom spoken by the Ancient Greeks. It still follows the human spirit.
“I Gotta Be Me” according to Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven