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Human behavior flows from three main sources desire emotion and knowledge

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Human behavior flows from three main sources Quote Meaning

Our behavior depends on three things. The first is our desire for health, success, glory, fame, happiness, peace of mind, meaningful life, to leave a legacy. The second is our emotions such as anger, joy, love, jealousy, guilt, shame, etc. The third is our Knowledge about ourselves, other people, work subjects and so on.

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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge

Author: Plato

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Human Behavior Example for three main sources:

Desire: You buy a shirt because you desire it.

Emotion: You decide to marry a girl because you love her.

Knowledge: You laughed at what your friend says in a crowd because you know what he meant.

What controls our behavior? Desire, Emotion or Knowledge

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This Quotation is part of - Desire Quotes

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Comments to Human behavior flows from three main sources desire emotion and knowledge

  • Much of human behavior is conditioned by our human nature; our instincts and hard-wired responses. These can be mitigated to some degree by culture and training, but they are still present and account for many of our responses

    Mark February 15, 2017 4:04 PM

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