Authenticity is a quality many of us admire and aspire to, but what does it mean to be truly yourself? Philosophers both ancient and modern have struggled with the question of authenticity and whether we do the right thing because we judge it to be so, or because others praise our deeds. KCRW learns about what it means to be genuine and whether we have more than one inner self. We also explore the challenge of fitting in, and how imposter syndrome disproportionately impacts women of color and minorities.
What does it mean to be authentic?
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What does it mean to be yourself
In the Shakespearean play “Hamlet,” Polonius said, 'To thine own self be true.' But what is the self, and what does it mean to be true to it?