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Faces of Compassion, Faces of Hate

Three years ago, when I had my first gallbladder attack, the attending urgent-care doctor advised I’d self-diagnosed correctly and that gallbladder surgery would be a simple thing. “They pop them out in the morning and send you home in the afternoon,” she explained. She strongly urged I consider having it done. Well, maybe that’s true […]

Why Not?

Went to Sam’s Club yesterday, when Checking out to Our Dismay, no more Helpful/Smiling Faces, Self-Check Kiosks in their Places.

As Sam’s and Others move High Tech, “Why Not” a Dud that Seems a Wreck. My solution – do I Dare – to Fix a System called Healthcare.

Acting as “The Idea Proctor,” eliminate […]

Updating the Last Stage of Life

Ruminations on the prevalence of carcinoma in the modern world.

 

When I was studying psychology at the University of Kansas a good many years ago, I remember encountering the psychosocial theories of Erik Erikson and his eight stages of human development: infancy, early childhood, preschool, school age, adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood and maturity. […]