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There are many ways to see myself.
In this booklet I can begin to consider four different views of myself as
a personal scholar,
a reasoning scholar,
a knowledgeable scholar and
an autonomous scholar.
To be human is to be alive, to grow, to change.
As I grow, mature and develop, I build an ever more complex understanding of myself and my relationship to the world. My understanding is shaped by my parents and my friends, by my personal experiences and by my mental struggles to make sense of it all.
Having a sense of wonder is my beginning of wisdom.
Having my own wonderful ideas is my birth as a scholar.
On the next four pages are discussions of four different mirrors I can use to look at myself ...