THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…

incorrectly, thinks, believes, and acts on suicidal thoughts. incorrectly, keeps craving and ingesting drugs and alcohol, even as we lose our health, our liberty, our money, our jobs, our driver’s licenses, our relationships, our homes, our families, and our lives. incorrectly, thinks we can, “just get back to even”, if we continue gambling a littleContinue reading “THE SAME BRAIN THAT WE TRUST TO HELP US BECOME COMPETENT AND INDEPENDENT ADULTS, IS ALSO IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT LIES TO US. THIS IS THE SAME BRAIN THAT…”

COMING TO DEFINITIVE CONCLUSIONS AFTER “DOING RESEARCH” DOES NOT MAKE US AN EXPERT, AND IT DOES NOT MAKE US RIGHT. WHAT OUR INTELLECTUAL LABOR QUALIFIES US TO DO IS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND JARGON, TO ASK BETTER QUESTIONS, TO THINK MORE CRITICALLY, TO UNDERSTAND ANSWERS AND OPINIONS MORE EASILY, AND, MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO ASK EVEN BETTER FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS.

Charles Tadros, M.D. August 6, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri