Fear. Love. Anger.  All basic parts of the human existence. All unique, yet interconnected. All primal, yet human. At some point in our lives, we have all experienced a mixture of any of these emotions. For every good day, there are a few bad ones. For every tender hug, there are words that sting of bitterness. And few powers on Earth compare to the influence these emotions can have on our lives. Emotions are not intrinsically human, and yet they are a large part of what makes us human: the love of a mother for her children; the fear that pushes a soldier onward through the face of danger; despite not sharing an experience, we can relate to it because we all understand emotion on a deeper, more instinctual level. This innate knowing, this intimate understanding, is why emotions are both so powerful and so deadly. Anger can bring both justice and destruction, fear can breed both wisdom and madness, and love can cause both joy and hatred.

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