A Beautiful Mind – A Depraved Heart

“Perhaps it is good to have a beautiful mind, but an even greater gift is to discover a beautiful heart.”
Disclaimer: I do not claim to have a lot of knowledge or first-hand experience regarding schizophrenia. The point of this article is not to provide information about that illness, but simply to draw some spiritual truths by using a reality from the physical world as an analogy.
Cover of "A Beautiful Mind"
Cover of A Beautiful Mind

Do you remember the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind starring Russell Crowe as a brilliant mathematician with schizophrenia? The film is loosely based on the real John Forbes Nash, whose story is told in greater detail in the (unauthorized) biography by Sylvia Nasar. (I haven’t read the book, so all references here are to the movie only. Just a warning: If you haven’t seen this movie, there are some spoilers coming.)  Continue reading “A Beautiful Mind – A Depraved Heart”