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  Feeling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, every thought is attached to a feeling, positive or negative to some degree.
Harvard professor Abraham Maslow suggests that human beings are all born with an innate sense of positive and negative being-values.
This innate capacity to feel attraction or repulsion forms part of the foundation for moral consciousness—that is, feelings, properly understood, help shape our sense of good vs. bad and right vs. wrong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Feeling   (463 words)

 Emotion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Emotion is differentiated from feeling, in that, as noted, emotion is a psycho-physiological state that moves an organism to action.
Feeling can be seen as emotion that is filtered through the cognitive brain centers, specifically the frontal lobe, producing a physiological change in addition to the psycho-physiological change.
Emotions are mammalian elaborations of vertebrate arousal patterns, in which neurochemicals (e.g., dopamine, noradrenaline, and serotonin) step-up or step-down the brain's activity level, as visible in body movements, gestures, and postures.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emotion   (2193 words)

 The Ontology of Religiosity: The Oceanic Feeling and the Value of the Lived Experience - JON MILLS, Psy. D., Ph. D.
Thus the ontological distinction between feeling and conceptuality is realized as a phenomenological one: while mediated belief may or may not augment religious feeling, the feeling itself is the proper locus of religious sentiment.
Freud goes on to dismiss the feeling as a regression to the symbiotic stage of object relations development where the ego boundaries of the infant are not yet individuated and thus are merged with the undifferentiated unity of the mother-child matrix.
Feeling is the ontological basis of religiosity and thus is the necessary condition for all religious experience.
evans-experientialism.freewebspace.com /mills_jon.htm   (6306 words)

I feel that a mind which is not capable of seeing and feeling totally the beauty of the earth, the sky, the palm tree, the horizon, the beauty of a line, - a face, a gesture, will never comprehend that extraordinary thing which is beauty and freedom.
But to comprehend the feeling, the beauty, the loveliness, that extraordinary state which is not the opposite of bondage, requires a mind that is capable of seeing the totality of something.
Try remaining with the feeling of hate, with the feeling of envy, jealousy, with the venom of ambition; for after all, that’s what you have in daily life, though you may want to live with love, or with the word ‘love’.
www.krishnamurtiaustralia.org /articles/feeling.htm   (998 words)

 Whitehead on the Metaphysical Employment of Language
However, it is all-important to him that philosophical abstractions be rooted firmly in the concrete, that the terms of his system sustain a dialectic in which the particular is given significance by reference to general concepts, and the general is given substance by the particular exemplifying it.
Whitehead feels compelled to reject the traditional distinction between ‘universal’ and ‘particular’ because he is convinced that such a distinction creates insurmountable problems for epistemology.
This feeling that I have now is unique in that it is my feeling and no one else’s; it is infused with the nuances of my mood and outlook at this particular moment; it occurs within the context of my unique personal past, with its accompanying memories.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=2340   (7519 words)

 The 5 Levels of the Feeling Function: a Phenomenological Description
Feelings are experienced in forms that are comparatively exaggerated, feeling is conceived of as 'emotionality' and 'sentimentality' (Von Franz).
Feeling begins to be perceived as an everpresent field, constantly shifting in character and tone, a backdrop against which objects of our attention are selectively relevated (Evans/Fudjack).
The ACTIVE interpenetration of the individual feeling fields, which we experience at this level, is very different from what has been called 'participation mystique' (which occurs when an individual becomes entrained to a group and loses individual identity, thereby becoming vulnerable to the influence and indirect suggestions of the group).
tap3x.net /ENSEMBLE/mpage3c.html   (4020 words)

Feelings are most generally information that biological beings are capable of sensing in the situations they are in, exposed to or depending on.
These innate capabilities to feel attraction or repulsion is the foundation for morality - in other words, feelings well understood form the inner capability we are born with to arrive at what is good/bad and right/wrong.
This view contrasts sharply to extreme religious and extreme political teachings that always want to lay claim to what is moral - that humans are born in a moral vacuum and that it is only authority that can tell human beings what is right and wrong.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/f/fe/feeling.html   (414 words)

 feeling - Wiktionary
Despite the rough voice, the coach is surprisingly feeling.
Many people still have feelings for their first love.
He has no feeling for what he can say to somebody in such a fragile emotional condition.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/feeling   (167 words)

 Why Am I So Sad?
Sadness is the emotion people feel when they've lost something important, or when they have been disappointed about something, or when something sad has happened to them or to someone else.
The arrival of a new brother or sister may make you feel sad even though everyone thinks you should be happy to have a new sibling.
People often feel sad when all is not right between them and their loved ones, or when they get criticized or yelled at a lot.
kidshealth.org /kid/feeling/thought/sadness.html   (1169 words)

 feeling. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
feeling, emotion, passion, sentiment These nouns refer to complex and usually strong subjective human response.
Although feeling and emotion are sometimes interchangeable, feeling is the more general and neutral: “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity” (William Wordsworth).
The word can also refer to delicate, sensitive, or higher or more refined feelings: “The mystic reverence, the religious allegiance, which are essential to a true monarchy, are imaginative sentiments that no legislature can manufacture in any people” (Walter Bagehot).See also synonyms at opinion.
www.bartleby.com /61/86/F0068600.html   (355 words)

 Feeling: Myers-Briggs at KnowYourType.com
People who have a preference for feeling judgment are concerned with whether decisions and actions are worthwhile.
Feeling types are concerned with personal values and with making decisions based on a ranking of greater to lesser importance—what is the best for the people involved.
The feeling function places high value on relatedness between people, and feeling types are often concerned with establishing or maintaining harmony in their relationships.
www.knowyourtype.com /feeling.html   (254 words)

 The Feeling Buddha
Dr. Brazier feels that a better translation of the word is 'that things happen to us.' This is not the same as suffering.
He feels the correct interpretation of Samudaya is 'what comes up with suffering.' What normally does come up is craving or thirst for something.
It is Noble because we don't have to be ashamed of the feelings.
www.heartlandsangha.org /feeling.html   (775 words)

 Myers Thinking or Feeling Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In contrast, those who pay more attention to their feelings are said to follow their heart, which means that much of what they do is based on emotion or desire.
To be sure, when they show their feelings, others cannot help being affected, their own emotions even aroused by the display.
The Tough-minded, in contrast, are embarrassed by an exhibition of intense feeling, and will hide their feelings rather than be seen as losing self-control.
www.keirsey.com /pumII/tf.html   (432 words)

 Deep Feeling Therapy
Deep Feeling Therapy allows individuals who are not completely closed down to release enough feeling to create change within a relatively short period of time.
Self-fragmentation or the feeling of "being disconnected" diminishes and integration/wholeness of self is achieved.
It is important for the client to vent and verbalize held in thoughts and feelings, while focusing attention on the inner relevant characters.
www.nvo.com /psych_help/feelingtherapy   (1050 words)

 It is the Feeling Working
Gut feeling or intuition is sensing and thus becoming aware.
The second step is feeling the meaning of certain concepts, because you are still in the territory of methodness, you must understand the meanings of the concepts told by the teacher.
The third step is feeling the comparative relation between the concept and the reality, to feel the difference between them, to build a connection between them, not to disconnect them.
www.martrix.org /feeling_working.html   (397 words)

 The Feelings Dictionary - definitions of feeling, understanding and interpreting feelings
These (mostly interest-serving) "axioms" of how we are supposed to feel in any given situation can be implemented on a large scale and masquerade as "culture"...
During decades of experiencing feelings in different cultures, this web site was created to point at a well hidden, poorly understood mechanism.
It proposes that the prime "interpreter" of human feelings have been authorities with means and interest to shape culture to be useful to them by proclaiming correct or preferred reactions to various situations.
www.feelingdictionary.com   (158 words)

 Feeling Stressed? What is Stress?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The impression is that the feelings of stress come from outside sources when, in reality, it happens inside of us.
When we feel as though we are under pressure, our bodies react the same way that we have trained them to do with a rise in blood pressure, tightening of muscles and accelerated breathing.
When you reach the point of total relaxation you are able to see your world as it is, not for how you feel about it.
www.feeling-stressed.com /index.html   (1747 words)

 Feeling Software - Feeling Viewer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Feeling Viewer is capable of importing and manipulating 3D scenes and animations from leading applications such as Autodesk Maya (using ColladaMaya), 3dsmax (using ColladaMax), Softimage XSI, and Google Sketch-Up with virtually no loss of information.
Feeling Viewer's support for COLLADA is complete enough to have been selected by Khronos members -- the standard organization behind COLLADA -- as the reference viewer for COLLADA 1.4.1 content.
To license the Feeling Viewer for commercial use, to get access to more complex demo scenes to test the Feeling Viewer, or if you have other confidential needs, contact us through viewer@feelingsoftware.com.
www.feelingsoftware.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=40&Itemid=66&lang=en   (495 words)

 definition of feeling
The sense by which the mind, through certain nerves of the body, perceives external objects, or certain states of the body itself; that one of the five senses which resides in the general nerves of sensation distributed over the body, especially in its surface; the sense of touch; nervous sensibility to external objects.
The capacity of the soul for emotional states; a high degree of susceptibility to emotions or states of the sensibility not dependent on the body; as, a man of feeling; a man destitute of feeling.
Any state or condition of emotion; the exercise of the capacity for emotion; any mental state whatever; as, a right or a wrong feeling in the heart; our angry or kindly feelings; a feeling of pride or of humility.
www.brainydictionary.com /words/fe/feeling164153.html   (224 words)

 Are You Feeling Suicidal?
There is! I imagine you are feeling intense emotional pain, so overwhelming that you feel you cannot cope.
Do feel free to seek out a second opinion from a different qualified medical professional if you feel that you cannot get what you need from the one you have.
If you are feeling depressed, remember that anger is on the other side of the same coin as depression.
www.mhsanctuary.com /suicide/sui1.htm   (3467 words)

 Feeling sick while racing........   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
I made the mistake of ignoring that feeling one day and it grew so bad that I could not stand up at all when I finished riding (only a 7.5 mile ride but had some very hard hills to climb).
The only time I feel sick is when I haven't warmed up properly, and when I've eaten too much and/or too soon prior to very intense efforts.
The key (to not feeling sick due to CHO intake) is to eat foods that go down easy.
www.cyclingforums.com /showthread.php?goto=lastpost&t=198293   (1117 words)

a feeling of warmth; a feeling of pain.
a feeling of joy; a feeling of sorrow.
The general feeling was in favor of the proposal.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/feeling   (95 words)

 feeling - yourDictionary.com - American Heritage Dictionary
He had the feeling that he was being followed.
The stuffy air gave one the feeling of being in a tomb.
Although feeling and emotion are sometimes interchangeable, feeling is the more general and neutral:
www.yourdictionary.com /ahd/f/f0068600.html   (219 words)

 Feeling Software - Feeling Software
Feeling Software is a consulting firm specialized in 3D graphics and application development.
Last but not least, we license the Feeling Viewer, a real-time, highly realistic 3D engine for interactive visualization applications.
He did the job brilliantly, completing ahead of schedule a plug-in which is used and appreciated by many of our game customers.
www.feelingsoftware.com   (463 words)

 Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council
You think about death all the time: how it would feel, how it might happen, what comes after.
There are days when it is so painful to keep going that death feels like the best solution.
It comes, not from your feelings or your experience or your personality, but from your body.
www.feelingblue.org   (384 words)

 Feeling Better   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Recognize that there may be certain times of the day when you feel better and use that to your advantage.
Try not to expect too much from yourself so as to lessen any feeling of failure you may have.
It is important not to overdo it; feeling better takes time.
www.depression.org /better.html   (152 words)

 FT November 2002: Feeling Moral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
While the morality of pleasant feelings ends with the likes of Peter Singer, who thinks little humans may be killed because their pleasures aren’t big enough, the morality of higher feelings ends with the likes of Hannibal Lecter, who thinks vulgar humans may be killed because their pleasures aren’t refined enough.
Of all the varieties of the morality of feelings, the only one that does make much use of the language of laws is Determinism, and it speaks not of moral laws, but of biological ones.
Although our feelings are a part of our inbuilt design, what the moralities of feelings try to do is make sense of them in terms that are alien to design—in terms that diminish, or dilute, or deny our dependence on the One who inbuilt and understands it.
www.firstthings.com /ftissues/ft0211/opinion/budziszewski.html   (2422 words)

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