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Guilt v shame

Few other emotions are as inseparably fused with what it means to be human. 

Tanmoy Goswami
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Charles Darwin could take one look at you and solve a riddle that has plagued philosophers over the ages: How do you separate guilt and shame? 

In his 1872 book The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, the high priest of evolutionary biology wrote:

“A man reflecting on a crime committed in solitude, and stung by his conscience, does not blush; yet he will blush under the vivid recollection of a detected fault, or of one committed in the presence of others.”

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