--- aliases: [] --- #rationality #metaphysical # [[Epistemic status]] #shower-thought # Related - [[Philosophy/Rationality/Your emotions should not be influenced by that which is not in your control]] - [[Philosophy/Rationality/Emotion/Mind-tuning emotion]] - [[Philosophy/Rationality/Chance only favours the prepared mind]] - [[Philosophy/Rationality/Emotion/Are emotions in a zero sum game?]] - [[Philosophy/Rationality/Never fool yourself]] # Decisions under [[emotion]]s >Conscience is your pilot. - Recognising that my emotions often err in their overenthusiasm, and my faculty of reason often is without the warmth of feeling that is necessary to enable me to combine justice with mercy in my judgments, I will encourage my conscience to guide me as to what is right and what is wrong, but I will never set aside the verdicts it renders, no matter what may be the cost of carrying them out. > ~ [[Bruce Lee]] I tend to believe than in most clear, when we don’t feel in a normal emotional state, and we have to take an (important) decision, we should postpone it, take a walk, sleep, workout, drink some water, do meditation, etc. ## Can emotions be an useful guide? What if emotions can reveal the truth within our [[Mind|mind]]? My skepticism is still high for negative emotions (anger, anxiety, etc.), maybe more open to this theory regarding positive ones (love, etc.)