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Emotion&Motivation.key - Emotions and motivation Would...

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Emotions and motivation How are emotions different from cognition? Would you? Why we don’t act • In the political arena? • In Personal life?
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5IFSF BSF ±²±³´²µ¶¶²¶¶¶ QFPQMF BMJWF OPX JO $IJOB· 5P HFU B GFFM GPS XIBU UIJT NFBOT² TJNQMZ UBLF ZPVSTFMG r JO BMM ZPVS TJOHVMBSJUZ² JNQPSUBODF² DPNQMFYJUZ² BOE MPWF r BOE NVMUJQMZ CZ ±²±³´²µ¶¶²¶¶¶· 4FF /PUIJOH UP JU· ¸"OOJF %JMMBSE² 'PS UIF 5JNF #FJOH ¹±³³³º Genocide: A Recurring Phenomenon Armenia (1915) Ukraine (1932-33) Nazi Germany/Holocaust (World War II) Bangladesh (1971) Cambodia (1975-1979) Countries in the former Yugoslavia (1990s) Rwanda (1994) Zimbabwe (2000) Congo (Today) Darfur (Today) ??? (Tomorrow) ??? An internet columnist writes: “For sixty plus years, since the liberation of the Nazi death camps, we’ve said ‘never again.’ Since then we’ve had mass exterminations of human beings… in China, Cambodia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Kosovo, and Rwanda. Each time we tut tut, but… we do nothing. ‘Never again’ has become ‘again and again.’
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“And now there’s Darfur, a region of Sudan, where the Janjaweed gangs, with the support of the corrupt national government, are carrying out yet another genocide. In a few years there’ll be an HBO movie on Darfur. We’ll vow ‘never again,’ once again, but the world being as it is, there will be another genocide under way even as we engage in the ritual of mild self-flagellation for Darfur. “Again and again.” Michael Reynolds, Center Line , June 7, 2005 Why don’t we act in the political arena? Leadership Problems? But Darfur: Bush Rwanda: Clinton WWII Holocaust: Roosevelt Leadership Problems? “No U.S. president has ever made genocide prevention a priority, and no U.S. president has ever suffered politically for his indifference to its occurrence. It is thus no coincidence that genocide rages on.” - Samantha Power (A Problem from Hell) But Even minimal, safe, easy actions are not taken: e.g. bombing the radio stations in Rwanda e.g. developing a continuum of possible actions to consider taking Distance, Racism: But Black Chicago (silent on Darfur) Tsunami
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Tsunami Aid Lack of Compassion?
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