Some live their lives in a ‘Narrative’ and ‘Diachronic’ fashion. They intuitively feel they're the same self or person across long periods of time. Others live in a decidedly ‘non–Narrative’ and ‘Episodic’ way with no strong sense that they're the same same self or person across time. Some think you have to live Narratively and Diachronically to live a morally or ethically good life. This chapter argues that Episodic, non-Narrative people can lead equally moral, ethical, responsible, conscience–governed, lives, and are equally capable of remorse, love, friendship, loyalty, and so on. The chapter raises and responds to a doubt about gratitude.
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