Long ago I had a teacher challenge us to answer the question, “Who are you?”, without associating yourself with a group. I thought it would be simple. I’m a Student, Christian, Drummer, Nerd, American. Any adjective I chose for myself came with an association. I am one of the students, a resident of America, in the drumline, follower of Messiah. It was then that I realized that I was inescapably grouped with those who were similar. When telling someone who I was, there was an automatic assumption that they knew many things about me because of those with whom I had associated myself. That’s the problem with stereotypes, they’re a real time saver. So, like it or not, the question, “Who Are You?” is really asking, “Who are you with?”
Who Are You With?
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