Now that I have a firm understanding of pleasure, there is also another feeling that is beyond and found only in a spontaneous moment. In this section, I compare pleasure up against joy, a stronger field that is HOME to Spontaneity.
No one ever speaks about this topic much or if so only superficially. Let’s unravel it and find out more.
With & Without the Sense Ahead
Before I eat a cake or drink a deer, I know what’s coming; I get an early taste in a projection. When I’m about to ride my bike or skateboard on a warm summer’s day with a light ocean breeze, I already sense the heat, wind and environment, that will soon hit me for real, during a preview.
My input systems are well aware of the changes that are about to take place in anticipation of a set of tasty conversions heading my way. In fact, today, it’s rare for me to think otherwise and expect the unexpected because I simply always expect.
Let’s jump straight into the fruits of pleasure and joy, which is why we live and move forward, right?
I’ll unwrap it in one sentence
It’s the real-time moment and not the recorded impression ‘replayed’ that enlivens a process of Joy.
But now I’d like to extend further and tell you that joy is actually more pronounced in the completely unanticipated.
That is, the unique shapes in my experience catching me totally off-guard and also isn’t within a learning environment that I know of something good coming, but I’m not exactly sure what it is. Now let’s call this process, the Greater Joy, one that delivers above and beyond.