Living in our heads

The Pueblo Indian told me that all Americans were always uneasy and restless, “We do not understand them. We think that they are mad” Of course I was somewhat astonished and asked them why. They said – Well, ‘They say that they think with their heads . . . . We think here,’ he said, indicating his heart

Carl Jung, on his encounter with a Native American elder he met in New Mexico in 1925

 

 

One thought on “Living in our heads

  1. How right the Indian was. We do very often forget to think with our heart.
    I have a wonderful book on exactly this theme with the title. ” Black Elk Speaks ”
    told through John G. Neihardt.

    miriam

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