Alter Ego – [ awl-ter -ee-goh, eg-oh, al- ]
1. a second self; a perfect substitute or deputy.
2. an inseparable friend.
3. another aspect of one’s self.
ORIGIN OF ALTER EGO
1530–40; <Latin (Cicero), probably translation of Greek állos egṓ, héteros egṓ another I
Think Søren Kierkegaard and his use of pseudonyms.
Pamela Mullins. Writer, Reader, Artist, Photographer, Philosopher.
“Searching for the next questions to ask.”
— Pamela Mullins
“The phoenix must burn to emerge.”
“Empathy isn’t just listening, it’s asking the questions whose answers need to be listened to. Empathy requires inquiry as much as imagination. Empathy requires knowing you know nothing. Empathy means acknowledging a horizon of context that extends perpetually beyond what you can see.”
― Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams
Contact through contact page, via email at pamela dot mullins at gmail dot com or pamela dot mullins on Skype. I’m also on Model Mayhem (retired).
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Alex Shea. Writer, Reader, Philosopher.
“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
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Matilda London. Writer, Reader, Misanthrope, Philosopher.
“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain
“I don’t like people. Why would I give them the means to contact me?”
― Matilda London
“Oh, alright then. Don’t expect me to be nice.”
— Matilda London
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