Author Archives: Michael Taleff

A Retreat for Possibilities

April 16th, 2010 | Posted by Michael Taleff in Addiction - (Comments Off on A Retreat for Possibilities)

A few years back, a now dead, philosopher (Mortimer Adler) had a wonderful idea. He brought together people from various fields to spend an idyllic weekend in the mountains outside Boulder CO. The point was to exchange ideas and debate, with civility, the issues of the day. They would spend hours talking and deliberating all …
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Really Big Questions

April 1st, 2010 | Posted by Michael Taleff in Addiction | Alcohol Addiction - (Comments Off on Really Big Questions)

A fellow named Mike Gazzaniga recently remarked that he and other cognitive neuro-scientists have pressed themselves to ask really big questions of their field. For example, they asked themselves about the very nature of consciousness. How it works? How does the brain produce such a phenomena? Where is it located exactly in our brain? The …
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