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Neuroscience has much to learn from Hume’s philosophy of emotions | Psyche Ideas

Neuroscience has much to learn from Hume’s philosophy of emotions | Psyche Ideas

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Reason Is Subject To Passion

Humans, by nature, are rationally weak but passionately motivated. Emotions are always stronger and drive action, and reasoning is often used as an excuse for inaction.

Neuroscience is now revisiting emotions as drivers of action, reducing them to mere tools. The complexi...

Our emotions often trigger automatic actions which we tend to regret later. The suffering that we and others then undergo can be termed as compassion. The challenge is to distance ourselves from our automatic emotions that trigger reflex actions, or reactions.

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