en ekki þinns

þriðjudagur, maí 11, 2004

Maður með andlitsblindu skrifar.

When we think of emotions that come from others, we think of our efforts to read their mental state. There is, though, one emotion that people cause you to feel merely by their presence. Because there is no word in English to describe it, I will call this emotion "I'm-here." (We do have a word for the absence of adequate doses of this emotion - "loneliness," but surprisingly, no word for the continuous stream of feelings one receives from another that forestalls it.)

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