I’ve begun re-reading my RUOW books that I haven’t read for years… I began a few weeks ago and while passages stood out to me, this is the first I’m sharing. This is a quote (in part) from Book 1 – pg 111
The increase in denial has mainly taken place in this way: rather than rejecting experiences that did not feel good, many Spirits rejected their feelings toward these experiences instead. Feelings are only responsive. They do not cause an experience to be unpleasant.