How Do You Make Moral Decisions?

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It’s an age old question asked by philosophers and psychologists for centuries.  Are moral choices and judgments based on emotion and our passions or on logic and rational thought?  Do we choose a course of action because if “feels” right or is it based on reason and sound judgment?

In DBT Linehan describes a state of mind she calls “wise mind.”  Wise mind is considered an integration of ‘emotion mind’ and ‘reasonable mind.’  It is an internal sense of knowing that comes from a combination of emotional experiencing and problem solving.  Wise mind is both thoughtful and intuitive.  It is both emotional and rational. Continue reading “How Do You Make Moral Decisions?” »