Does Your Heart Control Your Thoughts?

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Okay, I admit that my title is meant to be a bit clickbaity. But with clickbaity gusto, I’ll double down and begin by reminding you that Aristotle, who many well-educated people regard as a pretty smart dude, believed that the conscious mind resided in the heart. If you put down all your modern knowledge for a minute, it’s easier to find the idea quite sensible. Consider this utterly imaginary vignette. Aristotle…