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First, do no harm

Some 2,300 plus years ago, the father of medicine, Hippocrates offered a simple, yet profound, guide for medical practitioners. In four short words, he established an ethical framework that can guide much of human life: “First, Do No Harm.” Ironically for us today, Hippocrates’ four words appeared in his treatise on epidemics. The injunction followed another […]

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Goose Stepping America!

What can one say about Biden’s inaugural address?  Nothing I have seen analyzed it better than what was written 100 years ago about Warren Harding’s inaugural speech: It was “an army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.”  Pat Buchanan graciously excused it as “the most confusing, contradictory and incoherent […]

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