|Co-founder||Question Lab 42||Borex, Switzerland||When Do We Know Who We Truly Are?|
In the western world, becoming an adult is all about “graduation”. We graduate from school, from university, but are we any closer to knowing who we are by passing tests that teach us how to conform? Are our rituals the celebration of becoming our own person or those of fitting in? As we look at western society, many people go through a midlife crisis, trying to figure out who they truly are, suffering under the pressure of expectations, judgment, guilt and shame. What does it take to overcome such obstacles, and when do we know who we truly are?