Tales of Self-Recognition

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Who are we?  Who are we as individuals?  Who are we as a national collective? Who are we as a  world community?  Who are we as a species?

For several month, we at seekingGood have been researching and discussing these questions.  For the next few months, we will begin to share some of our emerging findings, insights and ideas.  To begin, consider the following video by Robert Reich in which he asks “What is the Real American Story?”  His proposal can serve as a means of framing a certain way of thinking about the question “Who are we?

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Whomever we think we are, regardless of the scope (individual, collective, etc), those notions are always embedded in the stories we tell ourselves and each other. What stories shape your own notion of who you are at this moment?