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De-humanization in Medicine A Review of Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician by Sandeep Jauhar.

I read this book quite quickly. It is a gripping, emotionally honest memoir and critique of contemporary medicine. Dr. Sandeep Jauhar is a cardiologist and author. 1,764 more words

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Re-humanizing Hector

A Review of Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector is a psychiatrist, whose life seems perfect, ordered and predictable. The only problem is that he gradually realizes that although his private practice patients have so much, they are perpetually unhappy. 1,144 more words

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Review of Mira Bai, by Saritha Gnanananda

(2010 Kindle e-book)

“Sri Krishna alone is my lover. I have gone mad with grief.”

“I will have no peace of mind unless Sri Krishna comes to me.” 965 more words

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THE MEANING OF THE UNIVERSE IS THE MEANING OF LIFE

For a scientific understanding of life on Earth (or all life as we know it) we need only study its double helix, DNA. The DNA is an archive, a library and an operating system. 668 more words

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Where we get our beliefs

As I pondered what I would say about the topic of mysticism, which I suggested in a comment I would be writing about, it occurred to me that mysticism is but one source of beliefs among many. 1,073 more words

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Where are we now? and What’s to be done?

We live in a two dimensional society: there is length and width but no height or depth. Our world is a flat plane, a cartoon reality replete with caricatures. 470 more words

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Radio Free Albemuth (the movie)

This movie has been a long time coming. Filming started in 2007, it was shown at Sedona in 2010 and I have been waiting for it to be released, which didn’t happen until June 27, 2014, which I completely missed and just saw it… 1,173 more words

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