Re: Emotive Education

Kathryn Aegis (
Thu, 13 Mar 1997 17:06:01 +0000

Gregory Houston:
>3. "REBT is based on the assumption that what we label our "emotional"
>reactions are largely caused by our conscious and unconscious
>evaluations, interpretations, and philosophies."

Is this definition in keeping with the new neurobiological
discoveries of hard-wired emotional systems (recently discussed on
this list)? I'm all for learning to control these systems more
effectively, but I sense an underlying assumption here that they
don't even exist.

Kathryn Aegis