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anger can be a good moral motivation

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Started: 12/23/2013 Category: Philosophy
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Anamar86

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according to ARISTOTLE feelings are a big fact to change man as to effect their judgments, a man can also expects to be specially respected by his inferior in birth, in capacity, in goodness, and generally in anything in which he is much their superior as where money concern a wealthy man looks for respect from one who cannot speak, so in fact Aristotle states a way of great resentment being due to their great superiority. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT a man can be developed as a person and meets all this standards to in order to feel realized as man in a society or as moral motivation. According to Aristotle the person with whom we get angry re those who laugh, mock, or jeer at us for such conduct insolent, are those real feeling for a man to feel realized and anything can destroyed his self stem. as a way to increase his frames, I believe it is POSSIBLE that a men meets all this standards to make his goals come truth. in fact this injuries must be such as are neither retaliatory according to Aristotle.
LColon

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Well stated. I do agree with Aristotle in regards to the fact that emotions in general, including anger can alter a mans state of judgement. It is true as well that often times people are angry because of insolence's they may be facing such as being mocked, laughed at or even being put down or feeling inferior to others in which they may consider that should be the opposite. However, as Seneca states anger has such a strong hold on us emotionally that it can practically blind us if we do not from the very first sign of irritation break it off. IT IS POSSIBLE that if we fail to break those initial ties that we may be heading down wards. We will be as he states, "like men out of military dress in war." To posses the virtues of moral and intellectual one, they need no vice to assist it. They can be obtained through other methods such as the suppression of desire, the acceptance of the worst and not fearing anything or at least to the minimum as Epictetus would also agree and state.
Debate Round No. 1
Anamar86

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So do you think that suppression can work? IT IS NOT NECESSARY THE CASE THAT a man have to use suppression to control his state of mind. Aristotle mentioned that some emotions if well used serve as an arms. probably he used it as example in self defend in a moment of he needs to be defend. having the feeling that somenting have to be done is an excuse to use any arm to make this done.IT IS IRRELEVANT to the case or it is?. Aristotle's says that there are something suffered so to speak not somenting done by the mind. emotions is not a matter, however even though can change the state of mind, it don't decide over us, in our actions, and attitudes . we have the power to decide and keep in control. I support this supporting Aristotle opinion when he said that anger is more than a set of motions, since is an act of impulse, and that impulse never occur without the minds accepts. so in other world our feelings cannot be controlled, but our actions, in how to react does, if so why getting out of our control to do somenting that can be prejudicial.
LColon

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Anamar86

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