Who Am I? a Reflection Paper in Philosophy of Man

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Who Am I?

Who am I? Many people would ask this question to themselves. They would try to internalize the question and begin to answer based from the things that would grasp into their mind. Some would start from simple things until they would come to the point thinking of complex things and everything becomes dubitable as Rene Descartes says in his Universal Methodic Doubt. Answering the simple question above is not that easy. Though it is not that easy, there is still an answer. No, many answers rather. In my own point of view, internalization, experience, points of ponder, environment, etc. are some factors that would lead a person to be in a critical state of mind, thus leading him in answering the simple question: Who am I? It
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They do not have a certain answer because they lack a piece of their jigsaw puzzle. As the apostle James says, “Whoever listens to the word but does not put it into practice is like a man who looks in a mirror and sees himself as he is. He takes a good look at himself and then goes away at once forgets what he looks like.” The piece being talked about is God. Without God, life is useless. No one knows his own identity when he tries to search within himself. Even the purpose in life, an answer could not be found if he does not have God as his foundation. Knowing His word is not enough unless this will be put into practice. Everybody wants to have the best life they could ever have such as sitting on gold bars, manipulating people, and serving on money. Some want to be successful just because they want fame, and power. Clearly, these people are playing a dangerous philosophy. Some want a simple life. I am a simple girl with simple admiration. If I’m going to choose, I prefer the latter. I want a simple life and attain the best that I could reach. The best of love. Loving God and his people. By this time, I would say I am a man because I have a spirit and will. I believe that I was created by God because he has plans for me on earth and eternity. I have stated previously about my daily routines. I wake up, eat, go to

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