Emotional Maturity/Free will

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  1. B_lrgeggs

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    How much free will do we have in our emotional development?
    (or why can't I clean up my own apartment...any suggestions to either questions?
     
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    Because you are lazy. As am I. :biggrin1:
     
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    None. Halle Berry is controlling us through satellites hidden underneath her booty meat.
     
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    Mmmm...Halle Berry's booty meat...what was the question???
     
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    It doesn't matter, just focus on the butt cheeks.
     
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    halles butt mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
     
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    I think that we do have free will in our emotional development.

    Look at me! I always wanted to be a cold-hearted bitch!:biggrin1:

    Seriously, I believe that on a conscious or unconscious level we can decide on our emotions. I know I can. Am I weird?
     
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    Shut up and watch Monster's Ball!:tongue:


    Waaaatch the cheeeeeeks.........
     
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    Hey, I'm already inside Halle's booty meat and there's space for everybody. It reminds me slightly of Professor Xavier's office, really nice... Anyways, now could we speak of emotions, Marley?
     
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    What's emotional devrlopment? LOL
     
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    Emotional devrlopment is when you get emotional when throwing a mental deviate down a slope.:tongue:
     
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    You have free will in your emotional development...
    You are born with certain biochemical tendencies that affect your emotional state... but the brain is not merely biochemical- its is also topology of synapse.
    And topology of synapse can be altered by thought alone.

    It takes time and dedication to 'rewire' enough of your brain to significantly alter or compsensate for genetically determined biochemical responses... but it can be done.
    You can eliminate anger, eliminate self centeredness, temper imeptuousness...

    but doing so does require, at minimum the capacity to recognize these failings and honestly address them without rationalization.

    But patience and perseverance is the key...

    If you have 20 years practice wearing a certain pattern in your brain, expect it to take decades of steadfast effort to undo all of that programming.

    You don't need drugs to deal with OCD if you have the intelligence and presence of mind to simply recognize you have that tendency and to consciously disallow yoursef to form habitual behaviors.

    Meditation works...

    And remember- be careful what you pretend to be, because you become the thing you pretend to be.

    Pretend to be self aware, pretend to be mature, pretend that nothing upsets you....

    And before long... you will find you are not pretending.
     
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