Feb 19, 2017
How do we get lost from our true selves? Do we simply get caught up in all the 'stuff' of life? Are we simply too busy to ask the deeper questions?
Or is there a tacit conspiracy in our society against knowing who we really are?
It was the intriguing title to a book by Alan Watts, The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Really Are that got me wondering. Many of us on this search to discover our deeper selves. Many of us are on a journey to find out who we really are beyond all the stuff we own, all the roles we play and all the fleeting experiences we have. But is this journey even harder than we think?
Is there really a taboo against knowing who you really are?