It also depends on relationships—including with the wider world.*The most fundamental basis for the sense of “I”—the subjectivity inherent in awareness—emerges in the relationship between the body and the world.*The self has no independent existence whatsoever.*Self-related mental activity, including the sense of being the subject of experience, refers to a unified enduring, independent “I” who is the essential owner of experiences and agent of actions—but such a one does not exist.*The self is a collection of real representations of an unreal being—like a story about a unicorn.