Letters, Aug. 7, 1995

GLIMPSES OF THE BRAIN

"As long as scientists think consciousness resides in individual bodies, encased in individual brains, it will continue to elude them." LESLIE READ Santa Cruz, California

The best part of your report on the mind and consciousness [COVER STORY, July 17] is the thought that scientists may have to acknowledge the existence of the soul. In faraway lands, even the most "ignorant" of people understand this. Scientists, on the contrary, get lost trying to find the components, without asking who provided the ingredients in the first place. For the Andean people who live where the sun kisses the...

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