disgust

Disgust: The Forgotten Emotion

We don’t talk much about disgust although it’s one of the basic emotions. When we want to eat something but perceive an unpleasant smell, we automatically decide to throw it away. The same happens when we smell something unpleasant in…

Traits and Functions of the 6 Basic Emotions

We have an old habit, inherited from philosophy, of dealing with reason and emotions as if the emotions could alter reasoning. We believe that emotion is hedonistic, transcendental, and irrational. That belief leads us another belief: that emotions don’t serve…