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In a modern globalised world, how do you build or adapt your identity?

Bauman (Identity in the Globalizing World; 2001) writes that 'needing to become what one is is the feature of modern living'.
What means do you use to become yourself? Are they represented offline, online, or both? How do you build your identity? Is it easier or harder to maintain an identity when so much of our lives is online?


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  • Aug 18 2013: Individual identity is ever changing for the better or the worst of oneself however it is still a unique trait to that person. Outside influences do play a role in who we do become among the masses but if you are to dissect each individual there is always a unique , diverse aspects to that individual amongst that mass. We all have our own stamp or own imprint in this world which cannot be taken away,subdued .........maybe but not taken away.

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