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Trapped By Society, Trapped In Society: Vol. 2

I am trapped by society and thus I am trapped in it as well. Example:

I see the “loner” kids at school and I feel very sad for them. 373 more words

Social Musings

Trapped By Society, Trapped In Society: Vol. 1

Lately, I’ve been thinking alot about the notion of being “trapped by society” to which you are concurrently “trapped in society.” Everyday conventions occur around us and within us and have occurred since we were born, yet most of the time we pay them little attention. 330 more words

Social Musings

Self

I’m unhappy and I can’t afford to be.

I suppose I’ve alluded to the fact our family has been going through a bad time. I’ve had to respect the kids’ privacy by not giving details but in some ways it’s just about as bad as you can imagine (although, as I often reassure people, we’re very much still alive). 614 more words

The wisdom of crowds of doctors

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Preventable medical error leads to an estimated 200,000 deaths per year in the US, and many of these deaths are caused by mistaken diagnoses. 749 more words

Technology

25 de julho - O DIA FORA DO TEMPO

Em um ano completo podemos observar 13 ciclos lunares, cada um com 28 dias. Multiplicando esses dois números, chegamos ao número de 364 dias, restando um dia mais para completar os 365 dias de um ano. 82 more words

A Sight for More Eyes

Maybe I should have been named “Sybil.” According to my son, I am something of a collective. He now refers to me as “my family,” pronounced “famiwee” of course. 110 more words

Parenting

First half takeaways from the King, Warrior, Magician, Lover

As I am traveling now in central Europe, first in Budapest, now in Vienna, I’ve been thinking about what is it that makes us achieve our full potential. 169 more words