Consciousness

How does Personal Identity Persist Through Time?

Think back 5, 10, 20 years—50 if you're old enough. Physically, you are completely different. Mentally, you feel pretty much the same. Decades roll by and every molecule of your body changes many times over. Yet you sense yourself the same—continuous, a unity. How can this be? Is the self an illusion? If not, what's the commonality that persists through time.

 

How does Personal Identity Persist Through Time?

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