The Psychology and Pedagogy of Anger (Google eBook)

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Warwick & York, Incorporated, 1918 - Anger - 96 pages
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Page 89 - With most of us the requisite intensity of passion is not forthcoming without an element of resentment; and common sense and careful observation will, I believe, confirm the opinion that few people who amount to much are without a good capacity for hostile feeling, upon which they draw freely when they need it.
Page 12 - For it has no specific object or objects the perception of which constitutes the initial stage of the instinctive process. The condition of its excitement is rather any opposition to the free exercise of any impulse, any obstruction to the activity to which the creature is impelled by any one of the other instincts.
Page 84 - With most of us the requisite intensity of passion is not forthcoming without an element of resentment, and common sense and careful observation will, I believe, confirm the opinion that few people who amount to anything are without a good capacity for hostile...
Page 45 - The fellows who are afraid are called "sissies" for the reason that they are like the girls when they are in danger or have hard things to do. To be able to fight it out according to the rules of the game and not whine when you are beaten or hurt is to be a man instead of a "baby.
Page 11 - ... bodily organs involved. These organic sensations associate to the mass of ideas contained in the feeling, and together with that feeling constitute the emotion. It is essential, then, for the formation of an emotion : (1) that a train of ideas shall be interrupted by a vivid feeling ; (2) that this feeling shall mirror a situation or incident in the outside world ; and (3) that the feeling shall be enriched by organic sensations, set up in the course of bodily adjustment to the incident. The...

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