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Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 20th, 2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Well, I’d say that emotions, typically being more complex and abstract than pain, dealing with potential dangers (or, of course, potential pleasures in the case of the few “positive” emotions...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 19th, 2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Yeah, well, I’m tall, handsome, humble, pretty much every woman’s dream, and I suppose I may be guilty of baiting at times, but I really do have a low tolerance for half-ass longwinded BS. I...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 19th, 2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

When you ask why “perceptions seem to refer to the state of the world whereas pain seems to refer to the phenomenology,” I guess you’re referring to emotion versus pain, and I’d agree that...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 18th, 2006, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

I agree it’s not paradoxical that it takes time and thought to say/write/form things clearly and concisely, to be at least somewhat rigorous and consistent, to provide ideas, concepts, and...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Well, among other things, it’s the sapience in Homo sapiens sapiens. Nevertheless, MM, I of course can understand how you yourself “feel compelled by your emotions” to “believe” that there...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Well, one possibility is captured in an old proverb: “Give a beggar a horse and he’ll ride it to Hell.”
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Damn Alex, over 1,300 words in that last post of yours—ever consider cutting back on the stimulants?

Unlike MM, you actually seem to have a somewhat reasonable understanding of the whole...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 17th, 2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Yes MM, I can now see how you see things using your ideas and concepts and ideology—I can now see how and why you “feel compelled by your emotions,” to believe, in this instance, that Webster...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 16th, 2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Yes MM, I of course can understand how you “feel compelled by your emotions” to “believe” that “rational persons” are “simply those for whom rationality provides sufficient emotional...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 16th, 2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

And how, MM, will you ever “know” this, in any real or objective sense—that “some” scientists “include a strong respect for rationality”—if indeed, as you assert, you and everyone...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 14th, 2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Come on Alex, I essentially just corroborated what you posted.

The bottom line is that by MM’s reckoning—that everyone believes only what “feels good” to them, and uses their “brains to...
Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 14th, 2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Oh Alex, don’t be silly—of course not; for as MM has acknowledged, she believes that she/everyone believes only what “feels good” to her/them, and uses her/their “brains to justify it.”
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Forum: Evolutionary Psychology July 12th, 2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,622
Posted By Fred H.
Re: Emotions versus Reason?

Oh no, no, Alex, my longwinded friend, it seems that now you too have fallen victim to MM’s circular hypothesis regarding our supposedly inexorable seeking of emotional payoff, wherein MM...
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