Craiglist: cooler than expected. →
Medicine over the centuries
2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root. 1000 A.D. - That root is heathen! Here, say this prayer. 1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition! Here, drink this potion. 1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil! Here, swallow this pill. 1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective! Here, take this antibiotic. 2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is poison! Here, eat this root…
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded...– John Stuart Mill
I’m still sorrowed at the loss of our SEALs and the Afghani SpecOps, shot down by the Taliban on August 6th. I think Abraham Lincoln said it right. “The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for...
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat...– Leonardo da Vinci