Posts tagged: Emotion

  • What is the purpose of emotion? (Part 2)

    In Western post-industrial societies, emotion has taken a backseat, been relegated to the sidelines. It’s considered inconvenient, embarrassing, distracting. Intellect, order, and action rule the roost. During our waking hours, we’re taught to think and act, but to reserve emotion for special occasions, such as births, weddings, funerals, the occasional daubing of a tear during… Read more »