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The State’s Duty to Ensure Children are Loved

Do children have a right to be loved? An affirmative answer faces two immediate challenges: (i) a child’s basic needs can be met without love, therefore a defense of such a right cannot appeal to the role of love in … Continue reading

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The right of children to be loved

A number of international organizations have claimed that children have a right to be loved, but there is a worry that this claim may just be empty rhetoric. In this paper, I seek to show that there could be such … Continue reading

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Love as Dependency, Attachment, Trust, and Honesty

This chapter discusses the experience and expression of dependency, attachment, trust, and honesty in love. In positive ways, these experiences create the feelings of security and comfort, yet, in case of violation of expectations makes people suffering. One topic, which … Continue reading

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Psychology of Love

Psychology of love: Brain map of love, the role of kissing, how couples come to look similar, what kills a relationship and more… “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same … Continue reading

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Erich Fromm on the Art of Loving

“There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet, which fails so regularly, as love.” “To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love,” the great Zen teacher … Continue reading

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How to Love: Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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A Pedagogy of Love

This opinion/editorial presents the belief that love is present in all human lives as an emotional experience and may be present in all human lives as an intellectual idea as well, and considers the actualities that might lie behind common … Continue reading

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Biology of Love

We human beings are love dependent animals. This is apparent in that we become ill when we are deprived of love at whatever age. No doubt we live a culture in which we are frequently in war and kill each … Continue reading

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