Weekly most moving moment: Two quotes about the dead and kama muta

This week we are looking exactly in the opposite direction we looked last week. We will see two examples of how death can be closely connected to feelings of Kama Muta: „The body of the deceased affords the most direct consubstantial assimilation with her or him. In some cultures, survivors …

Weekly most moving moment: A moving quote from the Swiss psychologist Édouard Claparède

Contemplant un jour un beau bébé de deux ans, frais et rose, aux cheveux bouclés, qui dormait paisiblement en plein air, caressé par le soleil d’une douce matinée en printemps, j’ai été ‘emu’. — Édouard Claparède, in L’émotion „Pure“ (1930) [Observing one day a beautiful two-year-old baby, fresh and pink, with …

Weekly most moving moment: A moving quote from astronaut Sam Durrance

„The Earth is dramatically beautiful when you see it from orbit, more beautiful than any picture you’ve ever seen. It’s an emotional experience because you’re removed from the Earth but at the same time you feel this incredible connection to the Earth like nothing I’d ever felt before.“  — Astronaut Sam …

Kama muta emoji

When you want to express that you feel moved with an emoji, one would normally use the “face with tears of joy”: 😂 However, this emoji does not really fit kama muta since the face laughs slightly too much. Fortunately, there will be a new emoji update later this year …