Pluralism, the Profit-driven Healthcare Market, and Health.

With the new incoming president and administration, many are clamoring for an end to the affordable care act. If they’re honest, politicians would admit that the act was neither affordable, nor really focused on health care so much as pork projects, and was not so much an act as a law designed to force the …

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Surfing the Web with a Cave-Man Brain, or Art Appreciation, 40,000 BCE.

Paleoanthropologists and paleogeneticists tell us that our species Homo Sapiens emerged pretty much as we appear today, sometime before 100,000 years ago in East Africa. In that time, most of the evolving we have done is sociological rather than biological. In other words, if we took a Homo Sapiens from 95,000 years ago, gave him …

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Dogma and the Triumph of Science in Medicine. At least for now.

Medicine has in its history a most frivolous period, wherein virtually anything that could be dreamed of for the treatment of disease was tried, and once fixated on as a cure, would be held fast for decades or even centuries before being given up as useless at best, and detrimental in general, most often based …

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