Categorize Me?

What word would best describe you? Is there such a word? Can you summarize yourself in a word? How about other people? Would anyone be able to describe you in a word?

If asked, would you be able to describe yourself in a sentence? Would it be a long sentence? Would a paragraph be enough?

How many pages would you need to accurately depict who you are? Could a painting or photo provide an accurate representation of who you are?

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Are you too complex to be reduced to a single representation of yourself? Would a brief verbal description or a single visual depiction be more of a caricature than an honest reflection of who you are?

“I am a rare species, not a stereotype”–Ivan E. Coyote

When you think of others do you find that a single word or sentence is enough? Do you tend to put people in categories? Is there a tendency to place people in boxes or at least to group them together? Is that a form of judgement? Is it easy to think of someone as “one of them”?

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Do you want to be categorized as fitting into a particular classification? Or are you a complex individual and a unique human being? Is that a category everyone might fit? Are we all unique human beings?

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Do you appreciate your own uniqueness? Do you appreciate the uniqueness of other people? What is your perspective on being categorized? Do you tend to categorize others?

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