“. . . is it safe to say that we can “make” a person feel a certain way? Are we not in control of our own emotions . . ? If I gave you constructive criticism and you cried as a result, that wasn’t me “making” you cry, that was YOUR reaction. 2 people, 1 cries as a result, the other takes that information and uses it to their benefit. Which person did I ‘make’ do something ?”
this comment on one of my previous blog entries was intriguing, so i wanted to spend a little more time on it, here in today’s blog posting.
this is really a very involved topic, and i’ll probably spend a number of posts on this.
but here is one little aspect: i was thinking about how “making” someone do anything works in other languages. in german, for example, there is no Continue reading