Letters, Oct. 23, 1995

THE EQ FACTOR

GREAT EQ PIECE! SCIENCE AND REASON can fumble their way toward truth [COVER STORY, Oct. 2]. But emotions are not the true measure of human "intelligence." They are related to something deeper that the article suggests but doesn't choose to emphasize; it's right when it says we're not comfortable with concepts like character, heart and morality. It is our moral nature that makes us human. To the degree that we are true to that moral sense, we are intelligent and have the great emotional skills discussed. To the degree we resist it, we are conflicted and wrapped up...

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