Originally Posted by Apopohis Reject
What you are calling emotions, I refer to as feelings or perhaps moods do NOT collapse. They wane, are increased or replaced with another feeling/mood which in turn arises from memory due to some new impetus from the sensory system.
Originally Posted by ChristsLight
I know that this is your theology, but again, this is quite opposite of my experience.
Same here. In my experience, emotions can be dissolved ('collapsed' is a bit much, for a descriptive) through self-love.
Eckhart Tolle's pain-body work is a prime example of how this can be done.