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Heart Debate: Who is the Winner?
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A Biologist, A Saint and a Poet debate over the functions of the heart



The Biologist

The Heart is just an organ
It has only one function
It circulates blood (Period)

The Saint:

The Heart is a spiritual instrument
A core determinent of good and evil
An eternal pathway to meet or miss God

The Poet:

The Heart is the seat of Love
It is where pain and joy are felt
It is a link between the body and mind

According to your assessment Who is the winner?







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Reviewed by Simon Thurlow (Reader)
Good questions asked with each having equal merits depending on your point of view. Though as you posted this on a place of poets I suspect that most will concur with the third reason
Reviewed by Sandy Knauer
Excellent job again. Very thought provoking. (I think it's a three-way-tie)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
(((abdinoor)))

you've penned a brilliant, thought provoking piece--all three are important, but as a poet, i have to choose number three (although two makes a strong point, too)

BRAVO, my (((friend)))

((((HUGS)))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
all three, abdi; that is what i think the answer is!

very good write, my friend; truly enjoyed!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in america, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
ALL Abdi...no contest here...they are all the winners..physical, spiritual, and emotional...I love this..made me think ...floria
Reviewed by Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
it is all three, body, mind, and soul.....
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
The poet
"The Poet:

The Heart is the seat of Love
It is where pain and joy are felt
It is a link between the body and mind

According to your assessment Who is the winner? "

I argue this one with one Poet I know ;)
All the time smiles
Excellent.

peggy
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap
Sorry to be a wet blanket, but I agree with the biologist. I think the brain is where everything happens. The heart is just an organ, albeit one of the most important organs in the body. I suspect that Western thought has enshrined the heart with many attributes, but that other cultures would look at it differently. In any case, this is a good job dealing with a subject open to so many points of view.
Reviewed by Andrea Da Costa (Reader)
I have to agree with Ed...I think it's all three.
Nice write
Andrea
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Wonderful write; and I believe it is all three!
Reviewed by Antoinette Kopperfield
This write has good imagery and thought! It gets one to think...great write...
Sincerely
Antoinette
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader)
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