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  1. Because the events of your life happened to you, and not to someone else. These events have caused a network of connections to form in your mind. You have acquired attachments to different things and people. We learned to feel attraction and aversion to different things. You have learned to separate yourself from the world around you. When you were 2-4 years old, you began to show independence, to realize independence. Your self is a body received at birth, changing over time, and a network of connections in the mind, also constantly changing under the influence of external and internal causes. Therefore, there is no permanent Self. It's more like a set of movie frames — at each new moment in time, a new Self is born. For example, your current Self is different from the Self that was before you read this answer to the question.

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