‘CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT THING IN THE WORLD OF HUMAN PERSONA !’
We keep changing and we know it,rather feel it, but,there are times when we say or remark that we hv not changed ,say,since last year or for the last 5yrs. . . .But,we are not correct in our self-evaluation !
The following article from the TIME magazine elaborates the hazy dynamics of human personality!
A Good Read !
It’s rare that scientific journals explicitly engage philosophical conundrums, but a paper in this week’s Science magazine begins with the question: “Why do people so often make decisions that their future selves regret?” At age 18, that skull-and-crossbones tattoo seems like an unimpeachably cool idea; at 28, it’s mortifying. You meet the man of your dreams at 25 — except that your dreams have become so different by 35 that you end up divorced.
“Even at 68, people think, Ugh, I’m not the person I was at 58, but I’m sure I’ll be this way at 78,” says one of the Science studyauthors, Daniel Gilbert, a professor of psychology at Harvard University and author of the book Stumbling on Happiness.
An obvious answer to the question is that people mature — that “change is inevitable,” as British politician Benjamin Disraeli said, that “change is constant.” But…
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