“Cognition and emotion are today understood as interrelated phenomena, and their integrated action is necessary for normal adaptive functioning.” — Goran Šimić, et al. (2021)
As humans, we have distinguished ourselves through the use of our hands and brains—in particular, our intellect. The intellect has become the source of our greatest strength and weakness. We are manipulators, but we are far from experts. We are poorly aware of our role in the world…
To better understand our emotions is a necessary step forward in our evolution. As contradictory as it may sound, we need a better intellectual understanding of our emotions. At least, we need greater integration.
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