What is the identity of a being/thing?
An individual’s existence is the culmination of a painstaking, patient, diligent & vast aggregation of “continuous variegated processes”, the garnering, convergence & distillation of innumerable experiences, both biological & psychological, knowledge & information on the fields of life, of which the individual is result of that.
In other words the human individual is the result of a gigantic & mysterious past, stretching into the distant folds of the dawn of time, a movement towards “purposes & aims” perhaps unknown to consciousness, but which seems to be in a continual state of greater awareness as evident in the evolutionary mastery of the vast fields and layers of life.
Is man’s identity belonging to any specific geographic loci? we could reasonably say the answer is no.
So, let’s take a brief look at man’s biological constituents.
The building blocks of man’s life is commonly shared across all higher or lower levels of biological life, the same oxygen that animates & permeates his being is the same to be found everywhere in nature, the iron in his haemoglobin is akin to that in iron-oxide, the calcium in his bones is also same as the calcium in kaolin, the food that is his energy source is derive from the energy of the sun, the same source that animates all other things here on the planet, therefore we could say he is also connected to the sun, & even to the heavenly stars & much more, therefore why should society limit man’s identity to the specific and particular geographic places? when man is sharing innumerable components with almost everything in existence….???