Lincoln: from the abundance of the heart


Full column here.



What has the heart to do with politics, other than recent news involving Bill Clinton and Dick Cheney, or references to bleeding heart liberals and hard-hearted conservatives?

It is interesting to think about the heart, knowing also that according to the latest research, the heart also “thinks” about the brain.  There is constant interaction between the two. 

Philosophers and poets have long probed the mysteries of the heart, saying it is the seat of the soul, the fountainhead of love, the residence of spirit and character, personality and emotion.


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