digital identity echolocation sensemaking

Losing your sense of self: Ontological Insecurity

Whether long-lived or momentary, ontological insecurity is associated with intense existential disorientation. To explore how this is connected to echolocation, it’s useful to go back to a core question such as: How do we recognize ourselves?

digital identity echolocation symbolic interactionism

A brief summary of ontological security

ontological security is a sense of stability that emerges in response to the need to experience oneself as a whole, continuous person in time rather than constantly changing.