A man thought: “I myself must be a myth, since my life thus far has concerned an ‘alleged person.’”
At the most rudimentary level, everyone knows, “who they are” on the basis of knowing, “where they are.” That is, they look at their body and know that they’re in there somewhere…and for most, that’s enough. What gives with you anyway?!
Dogmas, philosophies and belief systems of all stripes are like overcoats for most, straight-jackets for some, and mental alarm clocks for a few who roam the peripheral alleys of the city.
Being alive is serious enough, without you taking you awareness of it so seriously.
Beasts in clothes enjoy hearing men talk – even if they’re only minimal participants.
Subtle self-reference is still self-reference.