Mama had been sick for a while now, and the side effects were insomnia, and headaches. I honestly didn’t understand what kind of drug would cause more sicknesses, maybe it was the kind she always talked about, but I had been brought up not to ask questions… And I followed through as such. 457 more words
William James's Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings - Maria Popova * What is an Emotion? - William James (1884).
Wat is an Emotion?
William James’s Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings.
by Maria Popova
“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature,” philosopher Martha Nussbaum wrote in her masterfull treatise on the intelligence of emotions, ”they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature’s reasoning itself.” But the emotions and the intellect are just two parts of our creaturely trifecta of experience. 9,584 more words