I like to think of it as a system. There is a Chinese character that is the heart and the mind; they cannot be separated. The mind and the heart operate at their peak when they are recognized and in synch with each other. When there is an imbalance, we can find ourselves in trouble.
Yes Ivory. In trouble, all right. Still, I was asking if you prefer scholarliness, cleverness ... over charm, joy, sweetness, happiness, oneness, identification, spontaneity, purity ... the qualities of the Heart
I like when the charm, sweetness, happiness, oneness, and purity can be tempered with logic, analysis, and quick wit. I look at this question and still say my answer is, "Yes!" I love your joyfully thought-provoking questions!
Manatita44: I like the analogy of dirty versus clean water and having both is not necessarily a good thing. However, I appreciate so much having a house that is run on both. I have water to drink and toilet water. They are needed in different ways