Love Is Enigmatic

This post was most recently updated on March 14th, 2022Enigma means that something is hard to understand, explain, and/or talk about. Love is enigmatic. Love in Discourse Love as a nounA noun is a word that functions as the name of a specific object or set of objects, such as living creatures, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or (more…)

Is Love a Passion

This post was most recently updated on February 16th, 2021Republished 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 (more…)

You Are Free To Love

This post was most recently updated on January 30th, 2021Really, are you free to love? “There is not a single law in any country or period that has ever controlled or condemned love as such. True love has always been free, and even more, it is the active principle of all human freedom. Love is (more…)

Surprise – Love Is All You Need

This post was most recently updated on February 5th, 2021So say the Beatles. Well, love — as a noun and in contrast to the verb of loving — is more than that fascinating and enchanting feeling. Love is all you need — and in the end — might not be delusional. We like to think (more…)

Love or Killer Instinct

This post was most recently updated on February 16th, 2021Republished 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 (more…)

A Theory of Love to Discuss

This post was most recently updated on February 4th, 2021Do we know what love is? What are our assumptions? Can we know what love is? And even if we do, can we then also find the right words to discuss it with others, that is to explain our expectations during modern courtship? The word love (more…)

What is Love – ♥ Here’s What To Know ♥

This post was most recently updated on February 27th, 2022“What is love?” is an often asked question. Yet, the meaning of love cannot be captured in a few simple sentences because the word ‘love’ does not have a single, fixed meaning. The sense or meaning of a word, especially that of love, is determined by (more…)