Emotional Thinking

There is nothing like ‘thinking versus emotion’. There is thinking and there is emotional thinking. Thinking, rawly, is connectionism. You connect 2 pieces of data in a certain way to arrive at a thought – a product of intellect. But so do you connect 2 “emotional elements” in certain ways reminiscent of connectionism (as is presentContinue reading “Emotional Thinking”

Going from the Subjective Emotional to the Objective

We hate breaking subjective emotional things into their objective parts. We do so for the fear of losing the fun, the charm, the mystery and the beauty of the phenomenon. In fact, we don’t want to explain the beautiful and inexplicable in terms of its “constituent” parts.  Consider, say, Love. We are enamoured and sweptContinue reading “Going from the Subjective Emotional to the Objective”