Blaise Pascal: What meaning should be given to the heart, which has its reasons that reason does not know?
a novel – Is it sentimental wisdom that Pascal put with such emphasis? Not at all… This heart, the center of intuition, is a higher power of knowledge and action, which gives access to God and to the truth.
This article is taken from Figaro special edition Pascal, heart and mind. in this special issueDiscover Pascal’s enthusiastic life between Clermont, Paris, and Port-Royal, his mathematical genius, his inventions, his gifted style, and his lofty ideas.
The formula hit the mark. and name Pascal It is called now in the face of all emotional contradictions. Will a young girl fall in love with an ugly, stupid, and mean person? There will inevitably be a wise observer to comment: “The heart has its causes that the mind does not know.” author ideas, who set himself a literary goal “to quote more”, to register in “Ordinary Life Conversations”, Perhaps he was answered beyond his expectations!
As usual although the difficult thing with ideas And You need to start by putting the topic in context. This remark about the causes of the heart is in fact on the margins of the well-known argument…