There are three different levels of self-awareness that we need to be aware of in our lives.
The first one is self-awareness about our own identity.
The second is self-awareness about our self-interest.
If you want to know where your own self-interest lies, it’s in your personal relationship with others. If you’re married, you probably aren’t using your personal relationship with your spouse to get other people to like and buy you stuff. If you’re single, you probably aren’t using your personal relationship to get other people to like and buy you stuff. That’s not to say that other people shouldn’t like and buy you things.
The problem is that, while we are all selfish, we are all not aware of our own personal relationships. We are often so wrapped up in our own self-interest that we do not realize that our own self-interest is at work. This gives us a distorted view of the world and ourselves.
This is a problem that goes back to childhood. The difference between now and then is that we’ve had the Internet to help make that problem less obvious. We have tools like Google Earth to look at our social circles, and we have social networks like Facebook and MySpace to help us find new friends. We can be more aware of the social world around us, but we also have to learn to be less aware of it.
I’m not sure how you can be more aware of the social world around us without also being aware of how it affects our own lives. Facebook and MySpace are perfect examples of this. But the fact that we’ve got a number of different social networks (in addition to our own personal network) gives us an even wider scope for what we can do about this.
One of the key problems with our current social networking platforms is that we can be so in tune with our online friends, but never really get to know the people we work with. The truth of the matter is that we don’t really know them. We only know the people around us because we’ve been friends for years. We can be so in tune with them that we feel like they know us, but we’re barely aware of them.
But that wont be the case for long when the Internet becomes a global village. The Internet is already a global village. It will become even more so when all of the things that we do online are shared by the entire world around us.
Of course, sharing that information can be a big deal, so when we do make a connection, we generally have to share our real-world lives with the people we are with online. This happens all the time. We are in a place that is so comfortable that we dont even have to think twice about it. We are in a space we wouldnt even think of in real life.