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There are emotions and thoughts and feelings and they interact. I don’t think it really matters what the difference is between an emotion and a feeling. It doesn’t really matter - that is just picking hairs. Emotions are basically feelings, so it doesn’t matter if it is an emotion or if it is a feeling. In a previous article i stated that feelings are more direct and are clear and you can feel them in a more simple manner - similar to when you touch something you get a feeling that is simple (and tactile). But if you can feel both of them it doesn’t really matter as long as you can feel it.

It doesn’t really matter because of life is feeling - life is full of feeling. There are also thoughts in life that impose and structure feelings. Thoughts are significant - and they impose order. Thoughts impose order over feelings, that is why they are significant. Feelings are wild and natural, while thoughts are calm and controlled.

There are automatic thoughts, which are not so controlled. However automatic thoughts come from feelings, from the unconscious mind in combination with the conscious mind. However automatic thoughts don’t come often, many thoughts might be assisted by the unconscious mind that people aren’t aware of as semi-automatic in any way, however they could be described as being that way.

Feelings are important because they make people feel things. Do thoughts make people feel things - or is it the feeling? The feeling associated with the thought could be causing the feeling or it might possibly come more from verbal sentences and thoughts - but then thoughts are really just triggers for feelings. Everything results in a feeling, thoughts are just points of information in a world of feelings (the unconscious).

That is why there are feelings, because there are things like thoughts. Thoughts cause feelings, and feelings can motivate someone to think a thought or two. That is it, that is all there is to life - feeling feelings and emotions and thoughts. But why would a thought be significant also? I said feeling ‘feelings’ - and that is obvious because feelings are obvious; however thoughts are also important components of the mind.

Thoughts could be considered to be the intellectual aspect of the mind - however why would someone need to have a thought at all if they can just feel things? What is a thought then - a thought would just be something that imposes order and gives logical direction, and isn’t necessary for feeling. Perhaps that is why animals are also significant.

So thoughts impose order, give logical ideas and that is it - they don’t serve and function in terms of biological feeling. That is interesting; however it is not obvious to see how that functions in life.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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