Struggle and Identity


A little over a week ago my comrade and friend Cjxproxy or CJ made an article on the metaphysical and material aspects of identity. While I felt that CJ made some good points like how biological race is not always what creates a country identity, and that Religion is the immaterial side of identity. However, I feel like CJ has missed something major on what forges an identity and that is struggle. What do I mean by struggle? What I mean by struggle is struggle against an outside group. This is what forges identity when groups come together to fight an outside group that has less in common with groups that have allied themselves with each other.       

What Causes Struggle?

Struggle is caused by both material reason like resources or land and immaterial like religious or ideological reasoning. Struggle combines both. All conflicts have a material and immaterial reasoning…

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