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      Book Review from page 8                            profoundly, computer networks in our times, all revealing   are capable of conveying not merely instincts but
                                                         the complex, yet decipherable functionalities of the brain.  thought. And these thoughts are never lost, but become
      to medical intervention. It can also be noted out that      In his fascinating study,  Livewired, Professor   embedded into the physical structure of the brain. Our
      this approach of a doctor cataloging the symptoms of   Eagleman  of  Stanford  University  shows  how  neural   thoughts become memories which in turn are retained
      his patients has remained the most enduring practice.   network transform electrical impulses or chemical   in one locus as short term, and another as long term
      Fox tells us that Shakespeare’s son-in-law Dr. John Hall   reactions into inanimate thought. He points out that   memories, latent and capable of being impulsively
      was known to have kept copious records that survive, of   the brain is not static, but is constantly implementing   or instinctively called up. Perhaps what the Greek
      his engagements with his patients, continuing today, the   informational input for the purpose of evolutionary   philosopher Anaxagoras described as the universal nous,
      epilogue of each of our visits with our physicians are the   survival. If you were to lose an arm, or even half of your   mind or soul, characterized in Hebrew Genesis as “the
      oral or written recitations, or doctor’s notes.    brain, the impulses will continue to be transmitted and   Lord’s breath” mixing with and revivifying the Chaos.
         We can attest to no shortage of mistaken diagnosis in   will seek a healing and/or activation of other senses to   Might it not be true that the universe itself undergoes a
      the history of medicine. Common in the ancient world   compensate like hearing and smell if one loses sight.   parallel process where thought has been transformed into
      was the near universal view that the heart was the seat   Beethoven after all created his greatest masterpieces after   intelligence in matter that guides the evolutionary process
      of feeling and intelligence. With the advancement of   he became stone deaf and was stimulated by the sounds   including the most basic element of existence: survival
      the instruments of medical science from telescope and   contained in his yet livewired brain. Eagleman moreover   and Natural Selection, and belies the doom gloomed
      microscope to MRI’s, we know that that interpretation   suggests that our dreams themselves are compensations   Second Law of Thermodynamics?
      was mistaken. Among the most promising area of research   created by the brain for the lack of visual acuity in the
      is the behavior of some  eighty six billion brain cells   dark night. The greatest prospect is self-healing whereby      Dr. Ronald J. Meyers is an Emeritus Professor of
      or neurons,  and mapping  their  interconnectivities  is   the brain instructs and induces our cells to correct many,   English. 
      the ambitious goal for the next century. The method of   if not all of our deficiencies.
      transmission was abetted by the engineering development      What  remains  most  amazing  is  how  these  neural
      of telephone networks in the nineteenth century and, more   networks of electrical impulses or chemical reactions   From The Desk Of from page 1

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                                                                                 TRAIL 55, LISTED              The county’s “Adopt-A-Road” Program encourages
                                                                                    AT $699,000             businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations to
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        Robin Donegan                                                         bedroom, 2-1/2 bath townhome      Groups are required to pay a $200 fee, and in return,
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                                                                                                            while school is out for the summer.
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                                                                SOLD   7872 SEVILLE PLACE #2404             pandemic, Summer BreakSpot sponsors served nearly
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                                                                            SOLD 7880 Travelers Tree Dr        Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control and
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                                                    SOLD                    SOLD 7647 Cinebar Dr. #24U      Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League are in dire need of
                                                                                                            foster parents.
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                                                                                                               Currently, the shelters have more than 1,000 animals in

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                                   Beach &              $595,000                                            until they are ready for their forever home.
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                                                                                                                Our recycling trucks do not pick up your cardboard boxes
                                                                             with regular refuse....lost revenue for residents of Boca Pointe. 
                                                                                                             if they are not flattened. Instead, they go to trash and are burned
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