Kurt Vonnegut 1972

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”

 

– Kurt Vonnegut

 
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9 thoughts on ““We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” – Kurt Vonnegut

    1. Hmmm, I studied “the ego” in quite a lot of detail. My conclusion is it’s a necessary part of human existence. It’s also used pejoratively, and to mean different things. So quite an interesting word.

      1. I’ve seen a lot of that, so inclined to concur !

        Authenticity is best in a world of ideals. Ekhart Tolle and most Buddhists would say no-ego is a desirable way of being. But in practice I’ve met many Buddhists with plenty of ego, and Mr Tolle certainly admits to his ego coming and going.

        There are people who believe personal change can be made (in a positive way) – by the “fake it until you make it” principle.

        So, ego can be a force for positivity or negativity.

        And it’s also said, trying to shed the ego, is the ego coming in through the backdoor – bit of a paradox !

        And lastly in order “conform” we may be forced by peer pressure (or totalitarians/fascists) to be someone we’re not, to fit into society (or in totalitarian/fascist case, stay alive).

        So, in the end it’s best to be oneself, as best we can, I think 🙂

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