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What do you feel?

Postby CopyCat27 » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:42 pm

What emotions do you experience besides rage? People say aspd means you don't feel emotions. I believe this is a misrepresentation. Everyone feels something otherwise they would any sort of motivation. The inmate who stabs another inmate with a shiv because he cussed at him is feeling anger which is an emotion.

Rather, one could say that they don't feel for OTHERS not that they are devoid of emotions.

So what sort of selfish emotions do you feel?
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Re: What do you feel?

Postby MrThetaBeta » Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:00 pm

The ancient art called humorism, is in truth a way you can see right into someones soul.

Monkeys, when they gather and brawl, they cry out loud so hard it sounds like a laugh.

When we laugh, in a split second, we have revealed to everyone what ails us.

Say you can't feel a fkin damn thing with all the flouride you ingest on a regular basis. Then pay attention to how you laugh. It will take a while, as I have only begun this ancient midaevil art myself.
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Re: What do you feel?

Postby MrThetaBeta » Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:15 pm

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Re: What do you feel?

Postby Jonna » Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:47 am

CopyCat27 wrote:What emotions do you experience besides rage? People say aspd means you don't feel emotions. I believe this is a misrepresentation. Everyone feels something otherwise they would any sort of motivation. The inmate who stabs another inmate with a shiv because he cussed at him is feeling anger which is an emotion.

Rather, one could say that they don't feel for OTHERS not that they are devoid of emotions.

So what sort of selfish emotions do you feel?


Not always. You can stick somebody with a shiv because that's what cold calculation dictates. The cold calculation would dictate it in the instance that removing the person furthers a goal. Aggression happens all the time for reasons that don't originate from any personal offense...manufacturing a personal offense in some cases comes in handy, though.
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Re: What do you feel?

Postby justonemoreperson » Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:07 am

CopyCat27 wrote:What emotions do you experience besides rage? People say aspd means you don't feel emotions. I believe this is a misrepresentation. Everyone feels something otherwise they would any sort of motivation. The inmate who stabs another inmate with a shiv because he cussed at him is feeling anger which is an emotion.

Rather, one could say that they don't feel for OTHERS not that they are devoid of emotions.

So what sort of selfish emotions do you feel?


Once you put the condition into context, this misconception falls into place and is easy to understand.

It's all to do with under-development. Take a child and watch it for a while and you'll see a set of emotions that are self-serving and rudimentary.

Now take that child and put its brain into an adult and those behaviours, although the same, now seem more problematic. You can pick up a three-year-old by the scruff of the neck and throw it in its bedroom, but you can't do that to a 6' man who spends half the week in the gym.

You learn by experience but the emotional development isn't there, so the emotions remain self-serving and rudimentary.

Personally, I get frustrated, angry, I laugh at stuff a lot, I get contented, and occasionally bored. Just like your standard three-year-old.

Sometimes they feel not quite the same but I struggle to understand what they mean.

I think what stops them developing is the inability to feel empathy, although this is an assumption.
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Re: What do you feel?

Postby Reaper » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:41 pm

CopyCat27 wrote:So what sort of selfish emotions do you feel?


Irritation, anger, rage, contempt, sadness (for myself, self-pity), happiness (again, for myself, though I can feel it for my daughter as well at times), excitement, pride.

I would add boredom to the list, but that's a feeling, not an emotion.

Those are the only emotions I'm familiar with, though barely since they're usually fleeting. Rage and contempt are the only two emotions that aren't fleeting on that list. I feel rage continuously under the surface, and I often feel contempt for other people. I feel anger a lot too, but that usually comes and goes quickly. Though I can hold a grudge. It just depends on the person and the circumstances.
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Re: What do you feel?

Postby CandleInTheWindow » Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:38 pm

I feel empty quite a lot of the time so it's hard to me to pinpoint emotions.

When I laugh it's not because I'm happy but it's normally because I'm being cruel.

When I she'd a tear it's not because I'm sad because I can be laughing and crying all at the same time.

I practiced expressing anger about 20 years ago and I got quite good at that but it serves no real purpose other than when I'm on my bike.

I am motivated when it comes to earning money so that drives me.
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