- Aug 18, 2017
That I is just as socially constructed as every other word on that passage. You are not born as an I but spend your baby time thinking everything is a part of you (Freud and Lacan here).
The only objectively valid statement about reality is that I exist. Whatever that I happens to be. I'll never be able to get outside of my mind, bypassing my senses, memory, and subjective interpretation to experience the 'true reality'. At least not without some serious drugs