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The Heart is Not Just a Pump - A Perspective

<< The Heart is Not Just a Pump >> Many of us live under the medical myth that the heart is only a pump, an idea borne of an industrialised culture that views the body as a machine. The heart however is so much more beautiful and fascinating than we ever could have imagined! “Modern analysis of the heart has shown that in spite of the fact that the most powerful ventricle of the heart can shoot water six feet into the air, the amount of pressure actually needed to force the blood through the entire length of the body’s blood vessels would have to be able to lift a one hundred pound weight one mile high” - Stephen Buhner...

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