Thinking About Thinking Series: You May Not Be Who You Think You Are

We think we are a “something”—an entity that emerged in the universe on a planet called Earth.

Are we really?

What is a human being? What am I?

Am I my body, my brain, my thoughts?

Superficially it seems that we are simply some combination of all of these things and more. When you look deeply the simple question, Who am I? reveals mindboggling complexity.

What if you are not a something that thinks and acts?

What if all of life were one unfolding process that included:

Experiences of thinking

Experiences of acting

And

Experiences of thinking that you are a something that thinks and acts?

What if you don’t exist in the way that

you have always thought you did?