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From the New York Times:
"More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in making two strangers fall in love in his laboratory. Last summer, I applied his technique in my own life, which is how I found myself standing on a bridge at midnight, staring into a man’s eyes for exactly four minutes.
Let me explain. Earlier in the evening, that man had said: 'I suspect, given a few commonalities, you could fall in love with anyone. If so, how do you choose someone?'"read more
When someone says to you “who are you”, what do you say? Once you’re past describing your gender, personal psychology, demographic data, career and family history how do you describe who you really are? Obviously you are more than a category, or psychological profile, or even your work life. Rather, I suggest that as a means to develop a deeper understanding of ourselves, we humans define ourselves by looking into the faces of our fellow humans. We are “interactive” image-bearers that learn who we are through the process of social interaction.read more