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Rodriguez 1 Nicolas Rodriguez Paper #2 Lemma 10-25-15 Thinking With Your Heart Not Your Brain Two big scenarios which many have to face through their life is a tragic break-up of a true-love, the person who you experienced love, unknowns one it is a warming feeling in your heart. Knowing you would do anything for your significant other, that no other ordinary person comes close. The second scenario is something for logical, buying your first car. If you think back to being roughly between the ages of sixteen to twenty-five, you are about to buy your car. Overwhelmed by enormous financial and economic terms, which seems to be some combination of Klingon, Africanese and some unknown dialect of sign-language. These two scenarios are similar when it comes to making a decisions, however the difference is exponential. One is dependent on emotion, and the other is dependent on logic. Are you going to get to bring out a pros and con sheet of how this lover will affect you over a long term scale, and sit on the couch endorphin an unprecedented amount of Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey? If you do this then you might need to re-evaluate your life make decisions. One of the most profound philosophers with spilt beliefs, being a man of faith and sciences, which in modern-day society do not go hand in hand. One relies on logic and definite truth, the other relies on emotion and faith. This is a form of tension, you have two forms of decision making in a tug-a-war like game pulling on you leaving you in a state of disarmament. The tension Pascal refers to can be divided into logic and emotion, and then if you wanted to dive into emotion you would say love and hate along with
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Rodriguez 2 happy and sad. This tension between logic and emotion directly relates to that of science and religion, and all topics associated. The most heated debate is proving whether God does or does not exist. Pascal’s view of tension helps us determine if this is true both logically and emotionally. Pascal has famously said "The heart has its reasons, which reasons does not know" (60), and of course being a philosopher you ask, what in the heck does this mean? To simplify what this means we can say emotions (heart) has reasons in which logic (reasons) can not explain. In
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  • Winter '16
  • Lemma
  • Logic, Existence, Philosophy of mathematics, Nicolás Rodríguez

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