The emotions




Emotions-structures began as:


††††††††††† quick-decision engines
††††††††††† for making complex decisions

††††† ††††† pre-set electrical-impulse multipliers, or
††††††††††† pre-set by the mind,

††††††††††† that God built, inside
himself, for himself.


Godís . mental-model-of-everything . . is unimaginably large.
Human . mental-model-of-everything . is tiny.
Large brained animal . mental-etc . . . . is tiny & fragmented.
Small brained animal . mental-etc. . . . is very tiny & fragmented.
Perhaps see the earlier webpages of this site, all about evolution.

Hence the need for quick-decision engines
††††††††††† colossal Ė
for God
††††††††††† tiny Ė for a human
††††††††††† smaller still Ė for a large brained animal
††††††††††† even smaller Ė for a small brained animal.


Hence, in animals:
††††††††††† emotions-
††††††††††† remain little more than quick-decision engines.

Whereas, in humans, and in God:
††††††††††† emotions-
††††††††††† have became much more than
††††††††††† quick-decision engines.

†††††††††††††††††††††† In humans, many emotions-
†††††††††††††††††††††† are generated:
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† For no other reason
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† than for the sake of it.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† For no practical reason.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Are toys, not tools.

†††††††††††††††††††††† Indeed, God, and humans:
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Create infinitely more structures & processes
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† than animals do.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Way beyond whatís necessary.





††††††††††† If your heart/spirit believes the gospel
††††††††††† then your heart/
spirit renews your mind.

††††††††††† Your renewed mind then
††††††††††† pre-sets your emotions:
†††††††††††††††††††††† so that you love everyone
†††††††††††††††††††††† with a love that is an emotion,
†††††††††††††††††††††† an emotion amongst the other emotions.



††††††††††† You donít need that emotion,
††††††††††† the emotion called love:
†††††††††††††††††††††† in order to love people
†††††††††††††††††††††† with agape love.

††††††††††† But you do need a renewed mind:
†††††††††††††††††††††† in order to love people
†††††††††††††††††††††† with agape love.

†††††††††††††††††††††† Hence Peter, though psychopathic, incapable of empathy
†††††††††††††††††††††† and therefore of the natural emotion called love,
†††††††††††††††††††††† nevertheless eventually had agape love for others.
†††††††††††††††††††††† Though it was throughout his mind
†††††††††††††††††††††† rather than in his emotions.

,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† See the two cells (starting The apostle Peter was psychopathic)
,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† of earlier section: MORE ON HOMOSEXUALITY.
,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† (This link does not open a new tab.)






All the emotions are guaranteed to be good:
††††††††††† if itís a renewed mind that has finished pre-setting them
††††††††††† and is using them.

††††††††††† Those emotions would not be:
†††††††††††††††† not worldly,
†††††††††††††††† not self-prioritised,
†††††††††††††††† not even family-prioritised.



††††† ††††††††††† 1 John c2 v15-17:
†††††††††††††††† Love not the world,
†††††††††††††††† neither the things that are in the world.
††††††††††† ††††† If any man love the world,
†††††††††††††††† the love of the Father is not in him.
††††††††††† ††††† For all that is in the world,
†††††††††††††††††††††† the lust of the flesh,
††††† †††††††††††††††† and the lust of the eyes,
††††† ††††† ††††††††††† and the pride of life,
††††† ††††††††††† is not of the Father, but is of the world.
††††† ††††††††††† And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof:
††††† ††††††††††† but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.††








In unbelievers:

††††††††††† Itís the world & your flesh that mould your mind.

††††††††††† And your then mind pre-sets your emotions.

††††††††††† Hence y
our heart/spirit is in charge of nothing.



In believers, i.e. believers who have renewed their minds:

††††††††††† Itís your heart/
spirit that has moulded your mind.

††††††††††† And your mind pre-sets your emotions.

††††††††††† Hence your heart/spirit is in charge of everything:









Of the three parts of the soul (mind, cultures, & emotions)
only mind & cultures need renewing.
See earlier section: ABOUT CULTURES
diagram in later section:
WILL. ,,,,,

††††††††††† Emotions donít need renewing:
†††††††††††††††††††††† they are pre-set by the mind,
†††††††††††††††††††††† are mere tools of the mind.



,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† Perhaps see first cell
,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† of earlier section: WHAT IS A RENEWED MIND: SOME DETAILS,
,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† ,†††††††† and the links within it.
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I write about the emotions
in the first two sections of the next webpage too.






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