A Person 's Identity And Self Sense Essay

705 Words Nov 15th, 2016 3 Pages
People’s own ways, whether internal such as self experiences, and what they then believe in can be said to be more than just materialistically driven; it can be formed, transformed, and shown by a number of factors, whether internal or external. Internal could be such as love you feel towards a person and what type of relationship you have with them and what makes you that way.

Although one may feel that one’s own materialistic objects may affect a person’s way of feeling and can display their stance in their economy and more so society as but, there’s many other internal factors such as one’s religion, parenting, personal morals, and even interactions with one another all are more determining of a person’s identity and self sense. For example Jean-Paul Sartre proposes that ownership extends beyond objects to include tangible and intangible things. One prime personal example could be my religion. I identify as a Roman Catholic, and that makes me who I am. Materialistic things beyond that does nothing to affect who i am. As long as i serve to God the way that i wish to i will define myself and nothing more. Certain practices from my religion can help show this such as a rosary every now and then during the winter to worship and remember the Virgin Mary. My religion is part of what makes me who I am.

The idea of having or owning something is really just a question and answer of one’s choice. Although you may or may not have something physical that defines who you truly…

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