Julian Gresser, MA, JD, has been an adviser to many companies and governments and has had an international law practice in Tokyo, Japan. He is also a practitioner of Zen Buddhism and qigong. He is the author of Environmental Law in Japan (1971), Partners in Prosperity: Strategic Industries for the U.S. and Japan (1985) Piloting Through Chaos (1995), Explorer’s Mind (2013), and Laughing Heart: A Field Guide to Exuberant Vitality for All Ages (2017). He is currently chairman of Alliances for Discovery and Big Heart Technologies.
Here he presents a view of the human heart as a subtle energy field and a core human capability, responsible for guiding the brain and establishing ethical balance. He also emphasizes the role of the heart in human vitality and perception. He proposes that many hitherto unsolved problems can be approached with new vigor and imagination when seen through the lens of the heart. He offers some simple exercises for opening the heart and quieting the mind.
New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is a past vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology; and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that Association for his contributions to the field of human consciousness exploration.
(Recorded on March 4, 2018)
Published on March 13, 2018