Self-awareness: Attention to how we exist within the world as we understand it

“Self-awareness and self-knowledge are constructed, to a significant degree, through narrative as we compose and assemble stories for ourselves and our world. It is through narrating that we learn about ourselves, our community, and the social world.”
Fireman, McVayand Flanagan (2003)
The Legendary Birth of Saul the Mighty, 2012, Artist Book (detail)
This rings so true.

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