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Urges

Urges

Chapter:
(p.58) 3: Urges
Source:
The Emotions of Protest
Author(s):
James M. Jasper
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.003.0004

Urges are strong feelings, not usually labeled emotions, that can distract us from other projects until they are satisfied. Torturers can use our bodies against us, but in extreme circumstances such as prison those with few other options can hold their own bodies hostage.

Keywords:   pain, torture, hunger, hunger strikes, lust, addiction, fatigue

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