How the environment influences our subjective reality

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The human-made environment generates bodily sensations, and, as a consequence, emotions such as familiarity, safety, well-being, joy, happiness, disgust, pleasure, pain, anger, fear and so on. The emotions we perceive so distinctly are based on the self-conscious response of the brain to visceral feelings that emerge from our inner body. All our senses merge in responding to the stimuli from the environment. Therefore, with our eyes closed, we feel the changes of our organic body more distinctly; the sounds, sensations — and, the self-conscious, emotional responses shaping up in the shadow of the external world. Emotions, as conscious projections of…

isa pasqualini

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