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Who am I? Who are You? not a soup can i hope...

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"Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity" is the course i'm following online, delivered by the University of Copenhagen in Coursera site. The conclusion of the 4th lecture of dr Jon Stewart attempts to leash the 19th's century philosophical concerns to modern's society issues. The words he uses ring a bell deep inside my brain and i couldn't help but write them down and share them...

" Kierkegaard's account of the Romantics and modern irony sounds like an interesting chapter in the history of ideas, but, is this really meaningful in any way for our modern world today?

 Let's think for a moment about who we are and our role in the modern life. Each and every one of you has an idea or a conception of yourself. Take a moment and reflect on what that is. When you look at yourself in the mirror and ask "who am I?", what kind of an answer do you give yourself? Our problem in the world is that as soon as we try to art…