It is so romantic to say to the person you deeply love and you share your life with: “I love you with all my heart”, isn’t it?
The truth is that the heart, the organ inside our thorax and pumps the blood out and receives it back and so on, does not really love. It doesn’t have the capability, physiologically to feel love, hate nor any emotion.
The organ in our body that knows love is our brain, more specifically, the limbic system which is located in the temporal lobe. So wouldn’t it be more proper to say; “I love you with all my brain”? Ha! It doesn’t sound too romantic, I’d say.
So I decided to look around and find out who, when and how all this love-heart started.
I found out that it was the ancient Greek philosopher, Archimedes, the one who believed that it was the brain that pumped all the blood to the body and that the heart was responsible for thinking and feeling. Oh boy, he was wrong! Therefore, saying, “I love you with all my heart” would be the most meaningful because that was where most of your feelings would be.
So the Greek poets used it like that and it became a romantic idiom that propagated all over the world and was translated into all languages.
What I think is that when we see a person we love our heart starts beating fast. Maybe the ancient poets thought that that was the emotion of love and so that’s how it started. But who knows, right? Maybe some of you do! If so, let us know, please in the comment section.
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO SAY FROM NOW ON?
Are you a disorganized person? Good news: you are intelligent! Well, that is what a scientific study tells us, known us Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) conducted by the University of Georgia.
Please, have in mind that “being disorganized” does not mean having your house, room or office upside down, lol.
Since I was a child I had to deal with disorganization problems. I made myself to do things in an organized manner, but it was and still is a constant fight; but now I have found a magnificent and important reason to explain the way I behave, and it is simple: I am intelligent.
However, I don’t think that people who are well-organized are NOT intelligent, au contraire. I am just happy to have found 9 reasons to excuse my disorganization traits…and I have them all!