Transforming the heart: from biological pump to producer of knowledge – Louise Livigstone

While the heart has long occupied an important place as the seat of the soul and the place of wisdom and intellect (Arguelles, McCraty, & Rees, 2003; Webb, 2010; Young, 2002), for the past two centuries the heart has become more generally understood as a biological pump through a medical science narrative (Bound Alberti, 2012). This paper presents the idea that the heart is far more important and complex than our dominant way of generating knowledge about the world makes possible – opening a  reative dialogue to think about our place in the world differently.

Read: “Transforming the Heart”



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