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Naruto Chapter 580-589 – The Search For One’s Self

Naruto Chapter 584 - Kabuto - colour by itachiulquiorra (http://itachiulquiorra.deviantart.com)

Kabuto’s search for his “self” – colour by itachiulquiorra (http://itachiulquiorra.deviantart.com)

To live means to struggle in search for answers to the questions of ‘who you are’ and ‘what you want’. Beyond your name, beyond your status, beyond being a brother, a sister, a father, a mother, a son, a daughter, a friend, a citizen, a student, an employer, an employee; just who are you really? Questions that pull at the very core and depths of our consciousness, identity and self; questions that reveal a mysterious void present in our self, questions that beckon us to seek answers, questions that take us on a journey of discovery and life.

Kabuto lost in the questions tearing apart himself, desperately reaches out clinging to the first thing comforting his ever-growing emptiness. A self invisible to the world and a reflection even a stranger to himself. Unwilling to accept the reality he finds himself in and unsure of what he really wants, he becomes disillusioned by a temporary filling to the void aching in his self; lusting after power and that which he lacks, he begins to crumble into a “self” not his own.

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