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Love, the Feeling, versus Love, the Capacity (Immature Love versus Mature Love, part 2)


. A properly (or fully) developed human being is a Loving human being. Love, ultimately, is a capacity. A capacity that develops as the result of developing many other capacities and virtues and behavioral predispositions. Some of these are of … Continue reading

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Real Love & Conscience


In his classic book “The Art of Loving,” the psychologist Erich Fromm defines several characteristic of what real love looks and acts like: “Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much. . . . Whoever is … Continue reading

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