Jennifer M. Sandoval, Ph.D.
|Posted on August 20, 2016 at 2:50 AM||comments (876)|
PSYCHOLOGICAL FORGIVENESS: Relating Beyond Projections
(This talk was presented at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles in 2012)
I would like to begin this presentation on forgiveness by sharing a bit about what brought me to the topic so the reader may have an understanding of my own biases and perspective.
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|Posted on February 29, 2016 at 12:15 AM||comments (2)|
An interesting question to me is the chicken or egg question. I get distracted by this question. What comes first, cognition or affect, thought or emotion? Do I choose to feel what I feel at some level, or does it just happen to me? How autonomous am I in determining the quality of my own life? Do I have emotions, or do they have me?
Historically, as we know, Plato thought that emotions were just one component of the mind, along with desire and intellect. Aristotle on the ot...Read Full Post »