Month: December 2013
Vaccination, over-simplification and the need to have Marketing separate from Medicine…
Vaccination does help. (1) But to what extent? It seems that after vaccines started spreading, diseases started declining too. (2) But what a minute! See how the decline in diseases started even before the vaccines started? (the graph is small if you do not pay for the article, but again it shows) At the same […]
Medicine. The oppression of prediction. Ruined lives.
In Israel there is an orgasm of gene pre-screening tests regarding breast cancer genes. (1) Ruined psychologies… Ruined families… Mastectomies and early marriages, because of the fear of statistics. Prediction is a good thing. But a prediction whose result is accepted anyway as “true” seizes to be a “prediction” and starts becoming an oppression. The […]
Modern times, mass culture, Game of Thrones…
The writer of the famous Game of Thrones admits that he does not know how or when his series of novels will end. (1) He knows which characters will die but surely does not have the faintest clue on what he wants to actually say with the story! (2) What a great distance from what […]
Deleting memories to… errrr… I forgot!
Scientists claim that they can use specific drus to block bad memories from forming. They also claim they can erase bad memories! (1) But how can you do that when you do not know how memory works or where memories are stored? (check out the relative “memory” tag in both Harmonia Philosophica portals) How dangerous […]
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