We might describe someone authentic with the phrase, “what you see is what you get." It makes us think of honesty and truth but the question is, authentic to what? So what does it really mean to be authentic and can we even get there?
The limits of authenticity – Ben G. Yacobi.
John-Paul Sartre on authenticity (Stanford encyclopaedia of philosophy entry)
Hamlet, William Shakespeare act I, scene III
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