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A Physics and Philosophy of the Mind Football Question

A physics and philosophy of the mind football question:

I am sure you have heard that the New England Patriots have been found to have deflated the footballs in the game Sunday -by some reports 2 pounds of air pressure – to throw off the Colts and to give the Patriots the edge in winning the game. 306 more words

Tim Cloyd

Forbes: 'When physicians are highly motivated and are able to capably operate or be a part of a well-run concierge medical practice, they can prospectively become wealthy.'

How Physicians Become Millionaires By Practicing Concierge Medicine

By Russ Alan Prince, Forbes, Contributor

In today’s healthcare environment, many physicians who want greater control over their practices and the ability to seriously benefit financially from their expertise are embracing… 478 more words



“the probability of separate worlds meeting is very small.  the lure of it is immense. we send starships. we fall in love.”
-jeanette winterson

the space between indifference and passion eludes me, 129 more words


FORBES: 'Concierge medicine is a healthcare delivery approach that will be embraced by a percentage of patients. In some respects, it will be a testing ground for new technologies.'

A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy. 476 more words


Tyranny in the Blaine House

Beacon Editorial Staff
Feeling frustrated by John Fitszsimmons, the President of the Maine Community College System (MCCS), Governor Paul LePage demanded that the system’s trustees ensure Fitszsimmons’s resignation. 248 more words


Examining Incarceration

By Ashley Berry
SMCC Student
Our prison system is one of the largest in the world, incarcerating roughly 25% of the world’s prisoners. This number is especially monstrous when one considers that the United States is only about 5% of the world’s population. 485 more words


Rome and the US: How Money Affects Politics

By Ian Ziller
Political Science Major

Today we are facing a problem with money in politics, but what are the dangers really?
If we look back 2,000 years to the end of the Roman Republic what we see is a lot of corruption. 241 more words