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    On Sep 28, 2012 Conrad P. Pritscher wrote:

     Thank you for the opportunity to respond.  "Living from the heart", to me, means noticing that I am one with everyone and everything.  That is beyond "philosophical."  As a Western student, I have been taught that being philosophical is being somewhat different from living from the heart as St. Exuperey's "Little Prince."  I have been told that the ancient Chinese word "hsin" means "heart/mind."  I find that useful, as I find it useful to notice that the ancient Chinese never separated philosophy from poetry.  I notice that at one time I hated Richard Nixon.  I am now sorry about that hating and while I do not love him as I love my wife and family, I intellectually love him without a lot of feeling because I think that is best and because I am one with Richard Nixon.  Karl Rove and some Republicans are difficult to love, but when I stop to think about it I find that I too have some of his and their tendencies.  I forgive and love them too even though much less so than my wife, family and other members of ServiceSpace.org.  Warm and kind regards to everyone.


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