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Can We Know Ourselves?

The ancient Greeks claimed that knowledge of the self was the beginning of wisdom. Polonius in Hamlet claimed that being true to ourselves was the most important thing in life. Chesterton, on the other hand, claimed that we can never know ourselves. Who is right? This question is tackled in an article of mine just published by Faith and Culture.

https://www.faithandculture.com/home/2018/7/13/can-we-know-ourselves