What do you think of his last comment about people's reactions to us making us who we are?
Do you agree or disagree? Why?
Mulder: Hey Scully, if you could be somebody else for a day, who would it be?
Scully: Hopefully myself.
Mulder: So boring. I mean, wouldn't you even be tempted to try on somebody else's existence for a day? Live your life as somebody else?
Scully: Looking like someone else, Mulder, and being someone else are completely different things.
Mulder: Maybe it's not. Everybody else around you would treat you like you were somebody else. Ultimately maybe it's other people's reactions to us that make us who we are.
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Yes, it's true that other people reactions towards you shapes who you are. If you are dancing and you get a lot of attention and praises for it, definitely you're making a career of dancing in the future. If many negative comments are thrown at you, I think you'll never think of dancing again. That's how other people's opinion of you determines the course of life that you'll be taking.
If you really like to be your best self and achieve the inner happiness, being someone else is the best thing to do. If you treat yourself like a rockstar, then people will be suck into your reality and will be treating you like a rockstar. How you perceive yourself will suck people in, and will believed that you are truly that someone whom you're trying to be.