That Gut Feeling

How wisdom lives in the body

Image: Blood-letting points and moxa points on the human body. Gouache painting, Tibet. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Going with the gut

How do we know what is the wise thing to do? What makes for a wise action? In the heat of the moment, how do we decide? If you talk to some philosophers, they might tell you that we simply have to reason things out. But experience suggests that things don’t work like this. More often than not, we don’t have time to sit down and…

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