Frankenstein the Wise

My person was hideous and my stature gigantic.
What did this mean?
Who was I? What was I?
Whence did I come? What was my destination?
~Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Immortal words spoken by a man-made being. The struggle against his own imperfection is a mirror reflecting everyone's mind. Sometimes we also loose ourselves and echo the same question but perhaps not so elegantly - "What the hell is going on?"

The order of his words is important. He seek to understand who he was first, before asking where he is going. The logic is obvious, how do you know which direction to go if you don't know where you are?

The simple issue then, is to define oneself. Are we nothing but our name? Is it not the first thing we introduce to people? Curiously there is a common believe that our life is destined. Some say the time of one's birth determines partly one's way of life, such as star signs. Some say one's blood type determines personality. Then there is the Myers-Briggs Personality Test, which groups you into 1 of 16 types.

There are a lot of information on each personality type. Read through the description and you might find out more about who you are. They have some something to say regarding "personal growth", "relationships", and "common career types" vs personality.

p.s. If you read chinese here is a good site for information on Star Signs.


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