It will be decades until society swings back away from “it takes a village” to “it takes a strong individual” and the price we’ll pay in the interim will eventually be rationing, death counseling, and other warm and fuzzy attributes of a so-called communal society. Heck, this makes its opposite, the so-called “greed” of rugged individualists, seem timid in comparison.
Think like a virus when considering open possibilities in taking control of your future.
In my November 28, 2011, post, All Hospitals Should Be Physician Controlled, I discussed the fact that, as a result of society’s current communal tide, the trend toward a “we” society, healthcare is becoming increasingly hospital-centric with looming negative impact. Keeping that in mind, consider now that people, not institutions, are capable of morality. At […]
Individuals, physicians in this discussion, are capable of morality and my experience is that most are highly moral. Sure, there are some bad apples, there are in any subset of society.
It was a breezy day. Dozens of sailboats dotted the sea outside of the safety of the Santa Barbara harbor. Many were running with the wind, being propelled quickly in the direction chosen by it. Others were heading, in general but not absolute terms, against it by tacking at angles across it. L’air du temps, […]
Why should hospitals be run by nonphysicians? Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Medical groups must demonstrate communal involvement as a part of the negotiating process. Podcast: Play in new window | Download