A doctor’s veil of ignorance

"What moves the evil man is the love of injustice" John Rawls I want to let Rawls' Veil of Ignorance drape my eyes when I think about systems. This post is about what happens when that poorly tied Veil slips - when biases, weaknesses and humanity shape my decisions. It is also an exploration of …

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Little me

I am the sum of things I did not choose. I am the melding of a random egg and a random sperm. Twenty-three random pairs of chromosomes determine much of how I look and who I am. My genes are then influenced by the outside world in ways I do not understand. I am mostly …

Random observations on raising children (from someone who has not)

"A father's love is not measured in words, nor kisses, but in time." Raphael Honigstein in Klopp: Bring the Noise Yes, I'm of that age. Virtually everyone I know has had or is having babies. I haven't, but it has given me something to write about, which I'm doing here. Children change lives. People get …