…Are you completely, and perfectly, and incandescently happy?
… was held today as yesteday was Yom Kippur. I usually enjoy these meetings, trying to say something intelligent, and sometimes come up with a pure gem. have the right dose of humour, science, serious admin work and discussion. Irv muses, “This is like the long letter that Winston Churchill wrote to a colleague, and ended with, ‘sorry about the long letter, I did not have time to write a short one'” Kris is all
… and we need “Mail Goggles” to see it coming! It’s not even April Fool’s Day.
The economist conducted a worldwide poll, designed to match the system of the US Electoral College, to assess world opinion on the candidates for the President of the United States.
These are their results
. There cannot be a better contrast with the opinion polls in the country. My question on November 4th: WWAD? What Would America Do?
Passion makes the old medicine new:
Passion lops off the bough of weariness.
Passion is the elixir that renews:
how can there be weariness
when passion is present?
Oh, don’t sigh heavily from fatigue:
seek passion, seek passion, seek passion!
…is losing its shine. Too many crashes, too many interrupted sessions 🙁
I am going back to Firefox. Au Revoir, Chrome-osome!
…is the message of this multimedia presentation from the people at Wired. It’s a gallery of “retired drugs”, or drugs gone bad, or simply, “did you make enough money of these medicines to salve your shredded soul?”
Disclaimer: I would add that I am not as cynical about new drug development as I come across in this post. Hey, I’m a doc, I welcome better therapeutic options over not-effective-but-it’s-the-best-we-have medicines. But these examples warn against the let’s-go-ahead-because-these-are-nameless-fears attitude that appears to only be driven by greed and the bottomline. Last’s principle of biomedical ethics – beneficence (“doing good”), non-malfeasance (avoidance of harm), autonomy (integrity) and Justice/Equity (most to whom who needs it the most) – do not figure in this equation.
Ah, rant ends. Back to our normal programming…