Multiple Personality Analysis

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The personal identity of one who is Multiple personality Through the article, the definition of a person who is multiple personality can be found inside. Which is “she has three different personalities, but she’s still the same person and was raised in such-and such a day and was raised in such-and-such a town, and so on.”[ Reference to Mind and Body- Personal identity (page 187).] We have many questions about the multiple personality after reading this article. Her own personality is existing or not when the vice-personality replace her and control her body? The vice-personality can be counted as a personal identity or not? After reading the article, we can know the determination which is the existence of a person is judged on the memory which…show more content…
We can know that the vice-personalities have their own independent memory which can not be shared with the main personality or other vice-personalities in the same body. The vice-personalities have their own thinking, memory, hobby ever their own background. If the vice-personality have their own body maybe they can be counted as a independent human. We can find the story of William Milligan from the book The Minds of Billy Milligan, William Milligan is a multiple personality, he was arrested for several felonies such as rapes, robbery and so on. He was be acquitted because the two of his vice-personalities committed the crimes without Milligan being aware of it.[ Reference to Wikipedia website-Billy Milligan] So, through this case, we can know that in the law the main-personality and the vice-personality have been defined as two different individual. The vice-personality committed the crime, the main-personality not need to receive the…show more content…
In the part of lose memory, our opinion is the one who lost his memory, his body or mind will also have some features to prove his personal identity. We can say that he didn’t lost all of his memory, still got some remaining memory in their body and mind which can his personal identity. Last but not the least, in our opinion, the one who is multiple personality, his own main-personality will not disappear when his vice-personality replaces and control his body. Besides, either main-personality or vice-personalities all are individual personal identity. Because they have their own independent memory, thinking and personality. In the nutshell, our answer is personal identity is totally existing, ever we are lost our memory or be replaced by our vice-personality, we still can prove the existence of the personal identity through body continuity, memory and
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