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Love is not the strongest emotional force within a person......

Disclaimer: I am writing in a conversational tone, so please bear with me.

As I was standing in my shower earlier, all of a sudden I came to the realization that selfless, kind acts positively impacts the environment of an individual. I instantly felt light-headed. I couldn't standup any longer, so I sat on the tub, though that wasn't the only epiphany that I had at that second.

The weird part was that when I realized the power of selflessness, this lead me to the realization that I just had an epiphany. So, as silly as that sounds, I had an epiphany about having an epiphany.

I began to contemplate the chemical changes, even though I didn't fully understand these chemical changes, in my mind when I had the epiphany 'that selfless kind acts positively impacts the environment of an individual', I then realized that the instant that I had this strong epiphany, which has never happened before, but this is the part that caused me have another epiphany.

If I could have measured my mind the instant that these chemical changes occurred when I had an epiphany, then I bet that they would have been really intense. I think back to the epic fairytale love story I had just watched before my shower, and this lead me to realize that love and selflessness together is a "powerful magic".

This brought me to a strong conclusion that my epiphanies accumulated together felt like a supernova just went off in my mind! This led me to the conclusion that the Power of Epiphanies is the strongest emotional force within an individual human being. Epiphanies, more addictive than Love, but heals your heart faster than Selfless Acts.

Multiple epiphanies truly felt better than anything I have ever felt before within my body. This is what sets us apart from others species on Earth; it is the ability for multiple epiphanies at an instant, which sets us apart. Epiphanies is also known by others as insight.

Thank you for reading my thoughts. Hope to read yours. =)

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    May 21 2012: Hi Colleen

    Previous: http://www.ted.com/conversations/11542/love_is_not_the_strongest_emot.html?c=466131

    We are the member of society.

    We should move to a specific pole, for example pole for love. If we don't want to pass the pole for love, then we are like as an obstacle to others. When we still disagree with the pole for love, then we will be forced by others to move through different pole (pole for fear), forced to go & continuing our journey to the pole for love.

    "Threatened" is not about unfairness. It's stepping stone to another pole of love.

    It's not karma. We just have to move again and again from one pole to another side of cycle (different pole). We just couldn't stay on one pole permanently. Whether we are an enlightened being or not, we still have to move along the cycle.

    For example, our awareness is increasing and it will make us realize about survival and we want to survive and stuck on something (love something). It's the work of nature (ourselves as member). Generally it's a necessity.

    At first, we didn't know what love was. Threatened & survival led us to a condition that we thought should be lived on it. We tried to adapt it and we loved it.

    There isn't way that love will come from the same pole (of love). Goes to a pole from another pole. (Threatened) & put us to move to a safety place as a place for a seed of (love), while we stay on a pole (of love) temporarily and shift to another pole with our desire to secure our life (being threatened - and to survive), for hope we can back to another side of a cycle (pole of love).

    Mystery of nature ..., we are always conditioned. It acts differently that we don't know completely, while ourselves use our free will within boundaries that stand on this http://www.ted.com/conversations/11078/do_we_have_choices_in_life.html?c=453697

    There isn't something bad here.

    Less or more ...
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      May 21 2012: Dear Bernard,
      It feels like our conversation is like passing ships in the night! I'm not sure why you posted a link to THIS conversation.

      I KNOW "we are the member of society"...I speak about our connectedness all the time, and have mentioned it on this comment thread.

      "Threatened" is fear based, which I think we already agreed on.

      I agree that we can move toward love in each and every moment.

      I agree that as humans, we are evolving to be more aware.

      I don't know what you are refering to when you say..."at first, we didn't know what love was". I have known about unconditional love since I was a child.

      I totally agree..."there isn't something bad here".
      I agree..."less or more":>)
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        May 21 2012: Hi Colleen

        The first link, was intended to track the continuity of our conversation easily, while the second link represent my understanding that relevant to this conversation and to solve the limitation in TED (since we have limitation for only 2000 characters to talk about love).

        I believe that we are finite, and our freedom as far as on whom we rely, therefore our love has limitations, and that's why we love something in limited ways. Our love is conditional within limits.

        If unconditional love must be there for real (without doubt), then unconditional love should be happened by ignoring all the possibilities. It is not possible, since we are imperfect. Even if it is considered possible, then that kind of love (unconditional love) is coming not from us, but it has to do with the power greater than ourselves and to put this unconditional love to us, to be able to love someone at best.

        For me, if unconditional love exists, it's the love that meets certain conditions which we consider as the best standard. Unconditional love in my opinion, could be replaced to "i will express my love at best". At best, as far as we know according to our own knowledge and what we believe.

        And mothers (generally) can give unconditional love (at best) that represent typical of mother as someone that gave our birth (most precious gift).

        Thank you Colleen

        Warmest
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          May 21 2012: Bernard,
          If your love is conditional, that is a choice you make. I prefer unconditional love, which does not "ignore" anything. Unconditional love is mindful and very aware. I choose unconditional love. You can choose whatever you want to experience.

          I agree...we express love "as far as we know according to our own knowledge and what we believe"

          Thank you Bernard for sharing your perspective.

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