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Unformatted text preview: • This is because fear is of something in the future We don’t fear everything, but things that can happen, in near future The less control we have, the more fearful something becomes to us Pity- “A feeling of pain caused by the sight of some evil, destructive or painful, which befalls one who does not deserve it, and which we might expect to befall ourselves or some friend of ours, and moreover to befall us soon” • A misfortune that you believe you could suffer In order to feel pity, we must be able to feel the goodness in people. Must be someone who is not too close to you; b/c if they are close, you suffer What we fear for ourselves insights pity when it happens to others Spoudaios- elevated, serious, good (not simply aristocratic)...
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- Spring '08
- Feeling, emotion Emotional disposition, Minor premise deduction, Fear Fear