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Re: Defeat the Label - September 5th 2011, 06:29 PM

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Originally Posted by dr2005 View Post
I'm not sure how any of the labels you mention above give anyone "a sense of purpose and identity". I certainly find it hard to believe people should categorise themselves on the basis that they are fat, stupid, ugly or a loser.
I can give myself a number of labels. "Academic" "Tennis-mad" etc.

When i give myself those labels I'm assigning myself a role, and a role gives me an identity and a purpose.
   
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