philosophy

The reasons for the sinister truths we hide from each other, like decaying wounds

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“Envy is pain at the good fortune of others.

We envy those who are near us in time, place, age, or reputation.”

— Aristotle

Envy is a silent disease, a poison that strangles — the green-eyed monster. It cripples connectedness to others; it spoils relationships and friendships. …

Politics in Medicine

A different kind of infection has afflicted American medicine

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A contagious strain of political correctness known as “wokeness” was used recently by the American Medical Association and American Association of Medical Colleges in the form of a 54-page titled, “Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts” (AHE).

This manual is an Orwellian attack on the English…

The world is filled with mind games. Deception. Deceit.

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It goes on all the time, in politics, social circles, schools, governments, the media. The word “game” is used metaphorically in everyday life. This is a rich metaphor since the word game itself can be used in various ways.

It is interesting to look at how we use the word game in everyday language

Playing mind games — power games or head games — is…

A reflection on a community that can connect within

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Communication is a foundational element of human life. Whether conversing with friends, performing for art, or dictating the law, we are linked by a standard set of communication skills and tools to understand each other and understand ourselves.

What is discourse community?

Discourse communities are a powerful component of human social structures, stemming from…

Nearly everything in medicine and life holds some fundamental consequence

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Ever since I was made available, I have been controversial, and it has been challenging to have a non-emotionally charged discussion about me.

What is it about me that elicits such strong emotions?

One of the reasons talking about me is so emotionally radioactive, inconsistent, and harsh is that those who support me are focused on the danger of the…

Henya Drescher

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