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Emotions lec 3 Two essentiel complimentaries objective knowledgewhen were taught to be objective the very way we do our work the nature of lab work and data reflect social convention and bias they aint the truth the very way you do your work is a reflection of social convention it is not necessarily true nothing is absolutely trueobjective knowledge is not as objective as it is subjective knowledge the way you actually see the world out there something we project out into the world we see the world that way what it means is socially defined what seems objective seems arbitrary and subjective seen out onto the world2 modes of being in the world there are 2 kinds of people thought oriented and feeling orientedemotion1mode objective goal oriented constant planning but not stopping to smell the roses your so busy being orbited you cant shift out of it 1 mode subjective always be that way as wellsome people are just so caught up in their modalityBig picture cant have thought without feelings whenever you think about something there is a residue feelings affective residue result of analyzing the world around us thoughts produce feelings feelings shadow of cognition whenever you have thoughts theres residue you cant have emotions without thought without understanding the situation you are in mind and body are always together feelings thought emotions and thoughts are always together cant have 1 without the otherwhenever we have an emotion we feel happy or sad when were doing action and another way doing reaction we need a balance of action and reaction bodily activity goes hand in hand with mechanisms of addiction how the body as an organism works in terms of mechanism what rules govern the mind Not mechanismsthe layer of the body works a certain way the mind lives a different way adaptation is about action which takes us to a biolligcal foundation bioological disposition to adapt is not just in humans its along the biological scale if your going to adapt you better have strong stimulus emphasis vigilence is essential emphasize the stimulus you need to appraise it right thing or wrong wematch features against the list self terminating every course whispers some truth your going through your list then you stop the seatch when you find what you need you exit the search when you come to critical needs
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