TED Talks on Love

These video talks, via YouTube, are all TED Talks related to love. Worth watching. Enjoy… For even more TED talks about love, click the following query… https://www.ted.com/talks?sort=relevance&q=love  

Is Love a Passion

Republished under Creative Commons from https://psyche.co/ideas/neuroscience-has-much-to-learn-from-humes-philosophy-of-emotions Neuroscience has much to learn from Hume’s philosophy of emotions We are in the midst of a second Humean revolution. In his Treatise of Human Nature (1739-40), the Scottish philosopher David Hume argued that: ‘Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions …’ By ‘passions’, Hume meant what (more…)

Love or Killer Instinct

  Republished under Creative Commons from https://psyche.co/ideas/do-humans-really-have-a-killer-instinct-or-is-that-just-manly-fancy Do humans really have a killer instinct or is that just manly fancy? Horrified by the atrocities of the 20th century, an array of scientists sought to explain why human beings turned to violence. The founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud argued that ‘man is a wolf to man’, driven to (more…)

Dating on the Rebound

Republished under Creative Commons from https://aeon.co/ideas/dating-on-the-rebound-when-looking-for-love-can-be-a-lifesaver Dating on the Rebound What is the right amount of time to start a new romantic relationship after a breakup? There are popular ‘rules’ about how long to wait. One rule of thumb is that you’ll need to wait half the length of the previous relationship. Another says to (more…)