Minimizing the Distance? On Pity and Emotional Detachment

Feeling Together: Collective Emotion and its Discontents

Alma Tadema, “A Pyrrhic Dance” “We should beware of the tendency to reinforce the opposition between reason and emotion by rendering emotion as primitive as possible and then glorifying reason in an uncritical way.  To pack all of the reasonable solutions and their mode of deliberation into one set of categories (reason) and only the most unreasonable, vindictive, and ill-considered emotional responses into another (emotion) is to render reason insensitive… Read more

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