Episode 70: Contemplating Emotions

August 04, 2022 01:05:10
Episode 70: Contemplating Emotions
Latter-day Contemplation
Episode 70: Contemplating Emotions
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Show Notes

In this episode, Christopher & Riley take up a discussion on emotions and emotional intelligence.  They start from the premise that humans are (contrary to popular opinion) primarily emotional, not rational, beings.  Taking this as a given, they search for meaning in the emotional journey, and recognizing our emotional drivers, suggest practices to help us respond appropriately to our emotional triggers.  They meander into a discussion about sincerity in emotion (as opposed to manipulation) and imagine a God who only interacts with his children sincerely, as a means of supporting our holistic development into fully integrated emotional intelligences.  Relating to the God, (modeled by Christ, but too often obfuscated by scripture) who mourns with us, helps us to identify philosophies, conceptions, projections, and interpolations of men wishing to compel, rather than invite us to “come and see” or in this case, come and feel.

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