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?” »