There's a difference, it seems, between love and true love. Just pick your favorite love story, from a book or a movie, or real life, where you find yourself most convinced of the special connection between the lovers. Where, however cynical or unromantic you may be, you might still be tempted to say such things as “They were made for each other,” and mean it as more than a cliché.
This article by Brian D. Earp, Daniel Do, and Joshua Knobe is a selection from The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Love, edited by Christopher Grau and Aaron Smuts
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