Posted: Mar 17, 2014 7:53 pm
by surreptitious57
Philosofer123 wrote:
And why is the elimination of negative emotions - while retaining a number of positive emotions - bleak

One does not eliminate emotion now. Human beings are emotional animals so the notion of denying them their essential character is complete nonsense. What you can do is minimise negative emotion and maximise positive emotion. But all
emotions are capable of being accessed at any time. Your scenario is therefore not so much bleak as simply impractical