Humanity may now rest at ease, however, as I have constructed it.
A person can be conveniently divided into two parts:
Note that your BS is separate from you, but it plays a large role in who you are. Think of it as the petri dish in which "you" will grow.
"Who you are" is here defined as "how you react to your BS." There are many ways to react, but the most common are:
But keep in mind that these reactions are broad categories that can be subdivided into lots of techniques, both negative and positive. Also, a given person will often choose different reactions depending on the environment.*
But no matter the tactic, it's always about you and your BS.
*The holidays, for instance, often lead to a big spike in "medicate."