Originally Posted by Beingist
Zeph, I'm curious--where do you think these "states of being" (i.e., anger, spite, joy, love) come from? Or, are they just emotions, to you?
Do you mind if I answer this one? I think they come from our constant interactions with the outside world. In our unenlightened state, they're direct reactions to outside stimuli. I believe the fully enlightened individual is capable of generating any emotion regardless of circumstance.
What's your version?