We are all actors

So here is my latest idea: We are all actors. What do I mean by this? Well think about it, what defines who you are:

  • Your name
  • Your gender
  • Your race
  • Your generation (year of birth)
  • Your home town (where you were born and raised)
  • Your family (parents and siblings)
  • Your culture
  • Your genetics (hair colour, eye colour, skin colour, height, personality)

How many of these did you pick? Exactly. So this must mean that we are all just playing a role as defined by the above. Further, once you have made a few decisions in life, other things fall outside of your control:

  • Your children’s personality and friends
  • Your spouse’s / partner’s friends and family
  • Your co-workers
  • Your church / club members

As a final thought, on most people’s grave stone you will find:

  • The person’s name
  • The person’s date of birth
  • The person’s date of death

For the majority of people, none of these are self determined. Something to think about.

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