2 Minute Speaking Task

Reflection:

A few things, including the marking matrix task, sparked the discussion topic that I chose for the 2 minute speech task. I had just begun to negotiate the concept that perception of ourselves differs greatly to others perception of us. This is an idea that I am just becoming philosophically aware of due to serendipitous encounters with several resources that aid this discourse, these are listed below. These resources have sparked a level of insight and learning that has been really useful in helping to comprehend this complex idea. I thought that speaking about it for a couple of minutes might further develop this knowledge, though I knew it was a risk to talk about a concept that was quite new to my own 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-discrepancy_theory 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/theory-knowledge/201404/one-self-or-many-selves 

https://www.ted.com/talks/antonio_damasio_the_quest_to_understand_consciousness  “Every next level of your life will demand a different version of you”