A Study of Pleasure and Pain
The theme of this book is that pain is functional in the advancement and enrichment of life in nature and in man, therefore it should be received with understanding and consideration. The arguments found within are purely scientific and illustrated by examples in the lives of common people. Fully discussed are the topics of how pain arises and ceases and the different kinds of pain.
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action activity animal antelope anxiety artist attention awakening better Bhagavad Gita bodily body Buddha called cause Chapter coherence comes consciousness death doctrine egoic pains emotional pains enhancement enjoyment Epictetus Epicurean evolution example experience extent eyes fact faculties feeling function further give grow growth happiness Hindu human hunger ice-cream idea impulse India individual intellect intelligence interest Jesus Julian Huxley kind knowledge law of karma legs living look lower mind material forms matter means meditation memory ment mental modern nature nirvana object observed old age one's operation organs ovum paramecium Patanjali perhaps person picture plants pleasure present psychosis purusha realization reason regard Sankhya Sanskrit seen self-image sense sexual selection Sir Edwin Arnold sometimes speak stages Stoic Theosophical Society Theosophists things thinking thought tion tree trouble true truth uncon unity word Yoga