Re: DSM: Heart over Mind

Robert Swanson (
Sun, 05 Nov 2000 23:02:59 -0800

Intellect and fear are blood brothers.

Coming from the lower brain, responses are all primarily fight/flight unless
we are eating or having sex. The alternative is denial, though this is just
another form of flight.


on 11/4/00 9:56 AM, at wrote:

> In a message dated 11/4/00 9:46:53 AM, writes:
>> I gotta tellya, my friend, regular schooling has next to nothing to do with
> the
>> intellect. Intellect scares the bejeepers out of those people. Just watch
> how
>> they respond when a new teacher or a kid asks "why?" about one of their
>> unexamined but cherished rules.
> There was a rule in my history class at my old school that I wasn't allowed
> to ask "what if?" questions.
> Peace, love, and information,
> David Schneider-Joseph

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