Mood vs. Emotion: Differences & Traits

Five factors outlining the difference between mood and emotion In an excerpt taken from “The Nature Of Emotion”, Dr. Ekman lays out five factors for determining mood vs emotion. Variations in duration, provocation, modulation, facial expression, and awareness of cause support Dr. Ekman’s argument for the difference between mood and emotion. Duration In the debate…

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Some do not believe. Others do not want to believe. Still others do not care.

A hermit declared with evident satisfaction that “God will punish all atheists. They will burn in everlasting fire.”  Obviously upset, the Staretz St Silouan said: “Tell me, supposing you went to paradise, and there you looked down and saw someone burning in hell fire, would you feel happy?”  “It can’t be helped. It would be…

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