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Stolen from a friend… I drink my coffee out of a clear glass so people can see where my tolerance level is at.

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When we are silent about HIV, or stigmatize those who have it, we encourage and induce the spread of the epidemic. ~David Furnish

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Complex Systems

Anyone who understands systems will know immediately that optimizing parts is not a good route to system excellence.…We connect the engine of a Ferrari, the brakes of a Porsche, the suspension of a BMW, the body of a Volvo. What … Continue reading

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At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life. ~US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Planned Parenthood v. Casey

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time for change…

I could write a long diatribe about the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown, the subsequent grand jury decision not to indict Officer Wilson, and the unrest in Ferguson both after Michael’s death and last night after the release … Continue reading

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the art of surgery

Surgery is a profession defined by its authority to cure by means of bodily invasion. The brutality and risks of opening a living person’s body have long been apparent, the benefits only slowly and haltingly worked out. ~Atul Gawande, MD, … Continue reading

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tweet of the week

The tweet of the week goes to Stephen Colbert, who was definitely shooting FTW with this takedown of global warming deniers. Seriously, the man is hilarious.

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