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T or F. What is beautiful always starts with the senses.

True

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Capacity to know

Intellect

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Example of intellect

knowing that jumping from the top of a building will lead to death

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Seeks the good as perceived by the intellect

Will

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Example of Will

Jumping from the top of a building

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Object of the will

Good

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Object of the intellect

truth

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According to _________, love is not primarily the product of the heart

St. Thomas Aquinas

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Why is the heart associated with love?

It is the most conspicuous part when we feel love as an emotion (heart beats faster)

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Loving is always a choice

True

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Love is a feeling or activation

False

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Can a robot love a person?

No. Because it does not have the capacity u sto unlove the person. It is just programmed to "love" the person by saying I love you

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Is time a necessary element of love?

Not really. If God is beyond time, then he can love without time. It only becomes necessary for the transition from the senses to the intellect.

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Why do man need time to truly love a person?

Because you cannot love a person if you are totally devoid of knowledge about him. As time passes by, you recognize the good qualities of that person as well as the bad ones.

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Why do you still love the person even if he has so many bad qualities?

Because there is this one greatest quality of him that in comparison with the bad ones, they would all seem unimportant.

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Love can be both sensitive and intellective aspect.

True

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Love according to St. Thomas

Complacency of good
Satisfaction of a good

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Inclination to good + our bodily reactions

Emotions or passions

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Why do we have emotions or passions?

Because of the human's sensitive aspect.

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Examples of passions

Joy, anger, fear, hope, sadness, courage

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All passions can be reduced to love

St. Thomas Aquinas

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Corruption of chastity

Lust

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Inclination to do evil to an enemy

Anger

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Is anger good in itself?

Yes because we are sensitive beings, emotions are natural

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When does anger (an emotion) become evil?

When it is an ACT or EXPRESSION. Ex. when you slap a person out of anger or resentment.

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Is sexual urge evil?

No because it is simply a passion.

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When does sexual urge become evil?

When it is an EXPRESSION. Ex. in your mind the sexy woman is being raped, etc.

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Power of choosing between goods proposed as desirable by a mutable judgment

Free Will or Liberty

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Kind of Liberty
Man is not free
When the object can be loved or hated

Freedom of Specification or Freedom of Choice

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Kind of Liberty
Choosing good under choices
Can at will act or not act, perform an act or omit an action

Freedom of exercise

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Etymology of love

From Germanic form s of the Sanskrit LUBH

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LUBH means

desire

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Chemicals released by animals that could alter behavior of another animal usually sexual behavior
Receptors are found in nose, scalp (girls), sweat (men)

Pheromones

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Why are we not easily attracted to men who sweat?

Because we are not limited to the sensitive aspect. We rationalize, we justify.

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Greek Notions of Love, Platonic Perspective

Eros, Philia, Agape

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Greek Notions of Love
Intense or passionate desire directed to the body

Eros

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Goal of eros

desire for immortality through the children

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Greek Notions of Love
Desire for spiritual qualities
Friendship
Love of mother to daughter

Philia

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Greek Notions of Love
Unconditional love
Developed when Christianity entered
Directed to the absolute being

Agape

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Triarchic Theory of Love is According to

Robert Sternberg

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Eros Triarchic Theory of Love

Passion

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Philia Triarchic Theory of Love

Intimacy

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Agape - Triarchic Theory of Love
Desire to continue the relationship

Commitment

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
Passion only

Infatuation

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
Intimacy only

Friendship

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
Commitment only

EMpty Love

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
P + I

Romantic Love (Love of Celebrities)

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
I+ C

Companionate Love
Lolo and Lola

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
P + C
Always fighting and ends up in bed

Foolish or Fatuous Love
Mr and Mrs Smith

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Kind of Love according to Sternberg
P + I + C

Consummate Love

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Will love remain to be consummate love?

No. It can go back to be companionate, foolish, etc

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May 18, 1920
Wadowice, Poland
Love and Responsibility, Analysis of Love

Karol Wojtyla

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Who influenced Wojtyla?

Thomas Aquinas and Max Scheler

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Metaphysical analysis of love is according to

JP II

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What is love according to Wojtyla

a mutual relationship between two persons

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Why can only persons love?

Because they have intellect and will

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Why is love based on attitudes towards the good

Because the object of the will is good

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5 Levels of Love according to Wojtyla
attraction it the essence of love
not limited to inherent values
PERSON as value
attracted to the person himself

Amor Complacentiae
Love as Attraction

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5 Levels of Love according to Wojtyla
originates in a need of a good which it lacks
not mere sensual desire
longing for the person
sexual urge is oriented in part to this completion

Love as desire
Amore concupiscentia

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Basic element in human love

attraction

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if you love the person because he's rich or handsome, is it attraction

No!

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5 Levels of Love according to Wojtyla
Directed to genuine good to the person
you would not do anything that would harm the person
free of self-interest
more unconditional than love as desire

Love as goodwill
amor benevolentiae

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5 Levels of Love according to Wojtyla
Goodwill + sympathy
not philia
emotional kind of love whereby one feels with another
knowing each other well
full commitment of the will to another person with a view of the person;s good

Love as Friendship

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5 Levels of Love according to Wojtyla
You will now surrender your being or person to the beloved
deeper than friendship
giving one's person to another not merely sexual
no longer two but one

Betrothed Love

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full communion of persons (communion personarum)

Betrothed Love

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full surrendering of the self without losing possession of the self

Betrothed Love

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Result of Betrothed Love

Marriage

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response to sexual values of the body as a potential object of enjoyment

sensuality

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has a consumer orientation towards the body

sensuality

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Is sensuality evil?

No. It is a matter of natural reflexes. Though not evil, poses a threat and temptation

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Kind of desire for nearness, proximity, exclusivity, or intimacy

Sentiment

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Gives rise to romantic love

Sentiment

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Why be careful with sentiment if making out is not evil?

Because it can easily shift into the territory of sensuality

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Do not belong to the very essence of love

Sensuality & Sentiment

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Spices of love

Sensuality & Sentiment

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Raw materials of love

Sensuality & Sentiment

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Must be true interpersonal love in the light of truth and free choice

Sensuality & Sentiment

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Must be founded on true love

Sensuality & Sentiment

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Incomplete without ethical aspect
Considered as virtue
Affirm the value of the person

Personality Norm

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Love must direct itself through

free choice

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