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Elements for a phenomenological ordering of afflictive experiences
Cognitive, physical, and afflictive behaviors on fact-based search tasks.
Cyclic Existence</p> <pre> Once we finally recognize the suffering state we are in, the all-pervasive suffering that the afflictive emotions such as attachment and anger inflict upon us, we develop a sense of frustration and disgust with our present predicament.
His Holiness's practice of nonviolence in extremely difficult circumstances over many decades bears witness to the power of the Buddhist tradition of training the mind to overcome afflictive emotions and is a gift to the entire world.
Her work of healing illustrates the path of tantric Buddhism, in which the afflictive emotions are not execrated, denied or repressed, but rather are clearly seen, fully owned, and deeply understood; in this way, negativity is transmuted into the compost out of which wisdom and compassion may grow.
In every single session after the initial peaceful one, I was under assault by afflictive emotions--anger, fear, panic, and doubt--which were far more powerful than the run-of-the-mill distractions and disturbing thoughts I had encountered in the first few months of my practice.
It has been said, too, that so many afflictive incidents happening to a slave are improbable, and present a distorted view of the institution.
Devastated by speechlessness after her brother drowned in 1840, convinced that "this long silence, embracing the most afflictive time of [her] whole life" could be neither poetically verbalized nor transcended, she began to question the redemptive model of lyric poetry to which she had previously subscribed.
51) Leo Gurko has argued that Conrad "suffered mordantly" from "an afflictive lack of self-confidence.
Nora, whose afflictive Puritan morality is predicated on `sin,' makes a lover of her mirror, Robin, whose affliction is the `sin' of promiscuity: "Everything we can't bear in this world, some day we find in one person, and love it all at once" (p.
Crenne's "fureur de [l]a plume," the feminist fury of her pen as sword, is a figurative expression and a most formidable instrument for dispensing afflictive judgments, just as the pen is in Leviticus 26:27-28 ("And if in spite of this you will not hearken to me, but walk contrary to me, then I will walk contrary to you in fury, and chastise you myself sevenfold for your sins"), and again in Ezekiel 5:13 ("Thus shall my anger spend itself, and I will vent my fury upon them and satisfy myself").
1040 and later which, as interpreted by Vito Fumagalli and others, suggests an afflictive strain of incipient lordship comparable to that of Catalonia.