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Diversity and Definitions

Perhaps this is a question more suited to a sociology or anthropology discussion, but I am wondering how does the concept of diversity define a person? How does it affect society's interpretation of a person? The multiple types of diversity present in a single person yield multiple admissible interpretations of that person. Or each element of diversity entails a single specific interpretation of a person. This implies the possibility of many interpretations yielding many distinct identities.

How does diversity affect a person's conception of themselves? The different elements of a person may be in direct conflict with one another. Or they may be complimentary. How does is awareness and understanding of oneself relate to interpretation?

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