“We seek democratic values, human rights and freedom, which is just the opposite of what Russia wants for us in this war.”
He is in corporate management and thus has lots of experience on how things can function well in the business realm – all of which usually goes right over my head. However, this time was different, and when he laid out to me the idea of applying a board of directors to my own life – I was enthralled.
The idea of living as if there is an ever-present audience and the idea of comparing ourselves to the fictional ideals we grew up with both remind me of a philosophical framework for self-understanding called narrative identity.
I am a huge movie and TV buff. I grew up using movies and shows as a method of escapism when life seemed too much. Sitting down to become engrossed in the lives of different characters and traveling with them through everything they have to deal with is still the quickest way to my heart. […]