And why it still can impact the way you behave and see the world.
The true self is what people believe is their essence. It's the core of what makes you you; if it was taken away, you would no longer be you anymore.
the true self is an example of a “folk intuition." It almost certainly doesn't exist.
"It’s a philosophical question that there might not be a satisfying answer to. But functionally, in some ways it doesn't matter because it's having such an impact on the way that we think about our lives.”