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Emotional Awareness by Dalai Lama XIV
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Sep 15, 2010

it was amazing
Read in September, 2010

Most interesting concept I got from this book is Paul Ekman's hypothesis that while emotions are an obvious Darwinian tool for survival, moods are likely a harmful byproduct of evolution that we as a species, would be better off without. Emotions stir us into action that promotes survival whereas moods, which can be triggered by emotions,...

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