Largely ignored reports predicted the sh*t-storm that is happening now

The pandemic we have isn't the one we wanted, but we weren't prepared for that one either. Most of the reports below predict an influenza pandemic because that is what happened before. The main points are just as relevant to the pandemic we have, and they consistently echo that we were not prepared even for … Continue reading Largely ignored reports predicted the sh*t-storm that is happening now

I am almost never right: a doctor admits how he thinks

One of the principles that drives my curiosity is that the first and second (and third) thing I think is likely wrong.  Driving past this insecurity into a confident stance of ignorance is hard.  At the foundation is accepting my failures is using them as a springboard toward my next magnificent failure.  When I am … Continue reading I am almost never right: a doctor admits how he thinks

I do believe in fairies. I do! I do!

The belief of a young child is limitless.  Every new thought has a power greater than an adult can possibly experience.  There is little current of expectation to wash it away.  It is concentrated, potent imagination.  So potent that if you can read this you are likely unable to reproduce such a great imagination without … Continue reading I do believe in fairies. I do! I do!

When grandma can go f*** herself

Every time I hear another story of a kind elderly lady sending her life savings to that desperate father who just needs to keep the heat on in his imaginary shanty and buy diapers for his non-existent children, I conjure the image of stuffing him in my trunk, pulling his bound body out in front … Continue reading When grandma can go f*** herself