December 20th, 2022
Until recently, many philosophers and psychologists thought that unconscious emotions are impossible. It was believed that the essence of an emotion is to be felt. However, if we are not aware of something it cannot be felt. Hence, it was concluded that we must be conscious of our emotions.
For this research project your job is to find empirical evidence supporting the existence of unconscious emotions. Your data should be distinct from anything you read in A General Theory of Love. You can find your data online, just be sure to cite your source. Once you have the data, explain why it supports the existence of unconscious emotions. In your write up, make sure to address the skeptic, that is, someone who believes there cannot be unconscious emotions.
Minimum length 500 words.