i have discussed Keat's concept of negative capability on many occasions: the idea of being nothing to be everything.

je est un autre
ich ist ein anderer
i is another

lacan's idea each person is defined by a mirror that is held up to him. "that is me." however, someONE is holding that mirror at whatever angle and position they deem valid. the personal identity that is tied to outer appearance is only half of identity. then the mirror is the other half which completes the asymmetrical self into the "whole" version. holding this mirror for everett gives me pause, because he is so unique i am not sure what angle to hold it so he can define who he is. i know he is only three, but three year old brains are firing neurons like mad. yesterday was his birthday. his favorite thing to do is watch the airplanes land. so that is what we did. 


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