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Steven Merle Duncan
Bellevue Community College
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I have a theory of the emotions that many people find unflattering. I contend that all emotions, as such, are negative and neither life-enhancing nor truth-connected. In this essay, I present this theory and my reasons for it.
Keywords Emotion  Compassion  Romantic love
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