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Is there any substance in the brains of Vulcans that makes them feel less feelings?

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    This years of suppres..certainly created a substance or something for it.. to left it lasting
    – user32899
    Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 15:53
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    Thanx for the edition @Donald.McLean
    – user32899
    Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 15:53
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    I believe it's actually the reverse; they suppress their feelings because otherwise they act viciously and capriciously. See also the Romulans. Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 15:57
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    weve seen in enterprise they encounter a sect of vulcans who act on their emotions and their extremely volatile. And just because you surpress your emotions it doesnt create a "substance" that further inhibits, you may create pathways in your brain that bypass certain emotional responces over the years, but your body wouldn't create a "new" substance to something that is actually counter their normal behavior.
    – Himarm
    Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 16:00
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    perhaps the character and the real ability to suppress
    – user32899
    Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 16:07

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Actually, Vulcans are quite the opposite. Without their famous discipline they are vicious and highly emotional beings. In TOS we get a taste of it when Spock undergoes pon-farr, loses his prized self control and almost kills his best friend.

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The Vulcans have a long history of violence and wars, and it wasn't until Surak came along and taught his people how to control their emotions that they became the apparently emotionless race they are known as. We can still see those warrior tendencies in the Romulan race who are related to the Vulcans, but lack their emotion repressing philosophy.

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    like the dude said,it was them character that makes them different Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 16:37
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    its like i said XD
    – user32899
    Commented Sep 18, 2014 at 16:40