A scoop of sense

The conceptual divide between thought and feeling can make it hard to understand that the two are intimately linked and belong together.

Thought without feeling is sense-making without sensing.

Feeling without thought is sensing without sense-making.

Sense is the common source, the integrated process, which can analytically be decomposed into thinking and feeling.

The sharpness of analytical categories often obscures the undividedness of the matter they’ve been extracted from.

A bucket of ice cream doesn’t consist of scoops of ice cream, even though they can be taken from it.

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