Self-Identification and Perception

Unless branded by religion we define ourselves by what happens in our lives. This means that our perception of reality influences who we define our self to be. If I am a child and I see something then I define myself and my experiences based upon how my perception defines my experience. My perception is totally prejudiced by my collective belief system acquired from previous experience. So if I see something that looks like a dog I may say that what I see looks like a dog. In this example my perception reveals the logic used by my mind.

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