… pain teaches better than love.

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      1. Hmm, wouldn’t one have to be willing to learn in order to learn? At least, that’s how I view. It’s easier for us to learn with love, less easy to learn with pain, but in both–we’ve gotta be willing.

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  1. And the obstacles that stand in the way of learning from either, stupidity and hatred, seem to be linked, no?

    Pain stimulates testosterone and cortisol.
    Love, oxytocin and serotonin.

    The first pair has origins in primitive brain parts, hard wired.
    The second? From elevated brain processes.

    “Love hurts, Love scars, Love wounds and marks” — Nazareth.

    Regardless, as an aphorism, it rocks.

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  2. I think it depends. I have learnt from both love and pain. On the other hand they have also made me not learn because love babied and spoiled me while pain made me resistant to learning anything from an experience.

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