Feeling got at, once again

First came the professionals with their sound medical backgrounds, wanting to help. We took the advice and fistfuls of pills hoping to get better. Then came what in any other era or field would have been dismissed as quacks. Perhaps we needed to look to our pasts, our resentment or our suppressed anger over ancient…

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Just how many Experts can we cope with?

There’s something of an ‘Expert’ epidemic: on radio, TV, social media – there they are spouting their stuff. Often the subject is so ‘niche’ that individuals with no seemingly relevant qualifications can set themselves up as a new fount of knowledge. With articles or a book written they self-promote, these days perhaps giving a TED…

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Another pharmaceutical company lawsuit. Should no-one else be held accountable?

Johnson & Johnson is well and truly on the hook again. It would appear that this company has no compunction in profiting at the expense of the health and well-being of their consumers. A list of recent and pending lawsuits totalling $billions does not appear to be making much of a dent in revenues so…

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