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Christopher Halliwell

Secondary Education Physics, Mississippi State University

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What is the advantage of evolving the ability to cry?

Is it simply a result of evolving the ability for complex emotions?


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  • Mar 16 2013: If you cry pretty, you can be an actress LOL

    You can just catch the moment of being sad or miserable.

    Crying is like laughing although both seem contradictory.

    I from time to time try to embrace the moment of crying—or sobbing.

    It often helps me come up with words to describe my feelings uniquely and precisely when writing stuffs.

    Or… it could be a good inspiration to you.

    Just like drinking coffee, you can just taste what it is to cry and what it is to feel sad or extremely happy.

    Crying is the most humanlike action.

    Although we might not like the feeling of crying—it's bitter anyway, the action of crying plainly shows your vulnerability, and your inner-self constantly reminds you that this is also part of “you” whether you'd like to acknowledge that or not.

    Thinking big, I know the ability to cry makes you realize so many things about your life and further, the world with a healthy dose of bitterness.
    • Mar 16 2013: Great point - crying is like laughing. Both are a release, and who hasn't had to wipe their eyes after a good laugh?

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