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Just few Questions

What about if Love is not an emotion? Is it possible that it is something else than an emotion?

First of all this definition of emotion that you state is highly ambiguous.

"Emotion: A conscious mental reaction subjectively experienced as strong feeling usually directed toward a specific object and typically accompanied by physiological and behavioral changes in the body."

Does love fall into this definition of emotion? What do we mean by 'a conscious mental reaction'? Can reaction be directed toward something or is a reaction the outcome occurring by the one who has been directed toward by someone else?

What does mean 'subjectively experienced' specific object? Is there something like 'objectively experienced' specific object? And if there is then what is the difference between subjectively experienced and objectively experienced object? And if human being is capable of objective experience, then why couldn't love be an objective experience whatever that means? And what is the relation between the subjective and the body? Are we here talking about the body in its physiological sense or in some other sense? If body is only physiological object can it be directed toward some other object? And what is the connection of physiological and behavioral? Does the behavioral mean the same as psychological? If it does, then what is the relation between the physiological and the psychological?

And is the case that love is "usually directed toward a specific object"? Is it possible that love in the first place is not at all directed toward some specific object? And if love is directed toward object, and it is subjectively experienced feeling, then is love in the first place this "subjectively experienced feeling" or the RELATION BETWEEN the subject and the object? So is the love in first place in the subject or the betweenness of the subject and the object or the directedness itself? Or possibly somewhere or something else?

Why isn't it possible that I can some times hate a person or a thing that I love?

If "Relative" means "Something dependent upon external conditions for its specific nature, size, etc.", then isn't the whole human existence absolutely relative as we exist only in relation to the world. If love is relative because it is an emotion, does that mean (with this same logic) that as human existence is in itself relative, because we exist only in relation to something else (to the world, to the nature, to the language, to the other people, etc.) that human existence, that is, human being is an Emotion. And if this is the case, then everything human is emotion. But what would that mean?

Would that mean that actually the concept of human being is in the first place a dynamic concept? Does it mean that the essence of human being is movement? And is this directedness toward the object also movement? Would that mean that love is actually movement toward something?

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--