We strive for identity and escape the shadows of ourselves. But digital spaces are unfluid and unspaced, unbounded and unescaped. This idea creates a dissonance between our behaviors and our actions.
What should be
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What if we have a little row of circles at the top of people reading the essay right now?? like insta?
We strive for identity. We seek meaning reflected back at ourselves.
But our sense of identity is undermined. The mirror is a funhouse. Our selves are reflected in a distorted way.
What space can we be ourselves?