Once in a while I run into the notion that emotions, particularly strong or unpleasant ones like anger, are bad — or 'beastly,' not something people should experience. Reality check. Emotions are part of being human. There's something seriously wrong with someone who lacks emotions. It can be a sign of hebephrenia , or other serious disorders. We may seem less emotional as we mature: but that's because most of us learn how to manage our emotions. Or mismanage them.... More at A Catholic Citizen in America .