2002-11-05 - 7:33 p.m.

just so you know, it isn't "emo." it's "rock influenced by transitory positive or negative experience that is felt as happening to the self, is generated in part by the cognitive appraisal of the situation, and is accompanied by both learned and reflexive physical responses."

in other news:

"The Czech word 'litost' apparently has no English word equivalent: 'It designates a feeling as infinite as an open accordion, a feeling that is the synthesis of many others: grief, sympathy, remorse, and an indefinable longing.' "

according to olga: and the closest word in english to litost (litosc in Polish) in Czech is a combination of pity and sympathy. oo.. and it can also mean "to have mercy on someone" (as in sparing their life)

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