Be the Most Emotional and Win

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Emotions or Cold Logic–Which do you trust?
Most intellectuals (many are law enforcers) degrade emotions and avoid them. But in this Brain Wave Experiment, it was discovered that whoever feels the strongest emotion wins. And Brent Hoff believes our society is losing its ability to feel and express emotions

‘”If you’re in a lust competition, you could technically generate a lot of rage in your body and win, because this sensor that we have right now won’t be able to tell the difference,” says Hoff. “But really, if you’re doing that, you probably have bigger problems.”

‘After watching hundreds of competitions, Hoff says he’s noticed a few patterns.

“‘In lust competitions, guys start almost immediately. But they basically have a hard time finishing, especially if people are watching,” says Hoff. “Girls start slower and end up winning. It’s so weirdly cliche.”…’

Mapping Emotions On The Body
Love Makes Us Warm All Over
Buddhists believe in the Chakras—the seven points inside our selves which we can use to harness various powers. This article seems to endorse that

‘When a team of scientists in Finland asked people to map out where they felt different emotions on their bodies, they found that the results were surprisingly consistent, even across cultures.

‘People reported that happiness and love sparked activity across nearly the entire body, while depression had the opposite effect: It dampened feelings in the arms, legs and head. Danger and fear triggered strong sensations in the chest area, the volunteers said. And anger was one of the few emotions that activated the arms…’

What is a Sociopath? Are You One?
‘In real life, “M. E. Thomas” is apparently Jamie Lund, the listed owner of the domain name (and the selfsame Jamie Rebecca Lund who until recently taught law at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas).

‘Until recently, in fact, psychologists tended to conflate sociopathy and psychopathy, since the personality traits for both conditions have significant overlap (e.g., poverty of affect, difficulty forming long-lasting relationships); likewise, there is still healthy debate on the extent to which antisocial behavior—rather than personality traits per se—should be considered in formulating a definition of sociopathy…’


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