Identity, through our new found psycho-etymological lens, can now be defined as “the thingness of innate impulses and primary processes”. Let’s think on that for a moment. Recently, identity has grown more volatile. Well, if Identity can be has evolved as the housing for innate impulses… then its volatility begins to make sense. When we act along the lines — or in defence — of our identities, our actions are seldom premeditated. When we take such abilities to the extreme, the volatility becomes the norm.