Identity = The distinguishing character or personality of an individual
Avatar – Identity – Identity Politics – Self Image
Fluency is a psychological term means ‘ease of thinking’ and so we can turn off our brains when we listen to a song the fifth time, it is easier. For some people discovering music discovering it is part of their ego, part of their identity , for lots of people, probably a majority, it is a way for them to turn their brain off.
– Derek Thompson, The Shazam Effect (minute 9)
Identity Politics = Tendency for people of a particular religion, race, social background, etc., to form exclusive political alliances, moving away from traditional broad-based party politics.
If you’re going to make up an entire false identity, why would you make yourself into a shitty person?