we started shaming each other. If people did not respond to shame, or if people did not adhere to the rules of society after being shamed, we used guilt as the next tool.Guilt was a new concept and a more complex emotion.
At this point, humans not only felt shame, but they also began to feel guilty about feeling the shame, building a two-story complex emotion – a combination of shame and guilt.Eventually, humans started comparing themselves to others.
Who has the better body? Who has better fruits, a better cave, a bigger field, or a better spear? Whatever the point of comparison, we began to feel inadequate..When one feels that one is not good enough, there arises a new emotion: envy.Read more on positivelypositive.com