Another challenge for the brave to think. “The Young Philosophers. On Education.” Coming up this February!
– That is also a very brave insight of yours, my wise May. – Aristo interjected and moved on, ever more seriously. – You are right. Emotions are the bridge for the world to enter the mind and to trigger the process of forming a self. However, emotions never go, they stay as being a bridge to the world even after the later and more sophisticated faculties of thinking and memory have emerged and evolved. Thus, emotions persist as different intelligible ways of grasping reality, as different perceptions of the world, innately distinguished and unique, in troublesome and sometimes contradictory relation with the other faculties. Thought and emotion both make us appropriate reality yet they do so in ways incomprehensible to their separate functionalities.