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pljames
Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:26:35 PM
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Does our emotions belong to the heart are vice versa? When we are emotional is that the heart? Curious
leonAzul
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pljames wrote:
Does our emotions belong to the heart are vice versa? When we are emotional is that the heart? Curious


When we experience strong emotions we often become aware of that through a change in the way our hearts behave. For the most part, the state of awareness directs how the heart reacts, but it certainly is possible to use a change of heart rate to induce a conditioned response that would include a change of emotional state.
ithink140
Posted: Monday, May 23, 2016 6:50:40 PM
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The heart is a pump. From a scriptural point of view there is the literal heart, a pump, and the figurative heart which is the seat of the emotions, that is desires, thinking, motives and passions to name but four.


“Among the Semites. . . all that was peculiar to man, in the category of feelings as well as intellect and will, was attributed to the heart… the sum total of the interior man as opposed to the flesh, which is the exterior and tangible man.”—The Metaphorical Use of the Names of Parts of the Body in Hebrew and in Akkadian, by E. Dhorme.




The heart is the inner man, not that which is seen on the outside so the Bible uses the phrase ‘in want of heart’ or good motive.
pedro
Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:32:03 AM
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True. We don't write love songs about pumps.
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