Is love a chemical reaction...or a much deeper emotion?

is the brain activity the emotion itself.....or the physical reaction to a deeper emotion that jumps into the freezing river to save other people.? Seriously......can you reduce such selfless acts.....to neurons and transmitters? Are we just clockwork and gears....or is there something different....deeper... show more is the brain activity the emotion itself.....or the physical reaction to a deeper emotion that jumps into the freezing river to save other people.?

Seriously......can you reduce such selfless acts.....to neurons and transmitters?

Are we just clockwork and gears....or is there something different....deeper than science cannot see?
Update: if we are just clockwork and gears why can't aberrant behavior like alcoholism and pedophilia sociopathy simply be medicated away?
Update 2: @ splash and if there were a drug for homosexuality?
Update 3: @ are you stopping the desire, or just the brains ability to act on that desire?
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