I know what that feels like……!
Depression ~ narcissism ~ (late) mid-life crisis
The intractable philosophical problem of solipsism……
Mask ~ persona ~ image
First, you’re human both inside & out (childhood), then you’re mechanized on the outside and human on the inside (adulthood), finally you become robotic on the inside and the human is just a facade (old age)!
It’s a perfect tragedy! Compare the last scene with the ending of the first season of Mad Men (TV series)…