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.
Join Mark as he waxes philosophical about the death of colleges and the future of medical education.
Yes. Sure. Of course. How many times each day do you say one of those words? It’s as if we’ve been programmed (because we have been) to be agreeable, to want to help. It’s one of the reasons that society works: Joe says yes and cooperates with Sally. Sally says yes and cooperates with Bob. […]
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 […]