What Are We?

How do we define ourselves?

by a given name?

by relationships?

by physical appearance?

By what we do?

by religion?

we define ourselves by physical qualities

 

what happens when these physical things change?

relationships will end

appearances will morph

people begin to do things differently

do these changes completely redefine who we are?

 

are we just biological matter? Or so much more?

are we human beings? Or human minds?

 

How do you describe the mind?

some say the mind is merely consciousness

concsiousness is lost when we sleep

so when we sleep, do we cease to exist?

 

maybe we are body and mind

If so, what happens when our body dies? 

Do we still persist? 

what are we?

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