Give people a sugar pill, they have shown, and those patients – especially if they have one of the chronic, stress-related conditions that register the strongest placebo effects and if the treatment is delivered by someone in whom they have confidence – will improve. Tell someone a normal milkshake is a diet beverage, and his […]
Coronavirus. Human arrogance. Death.
Just before the coronavirus outbreak in China, we all were reading great articles and scientific announcements about how science will soon beat even death and make us immortal… Now we know that the giant we believed in had legs of clay. Now we are collectively trying to survive from a virus in the midst of […]
Coronavirus epidemic. Hand washing. The art of simple. And other ‘little things’…
According to scientists, to fight an epidemic, focus on hand washing. (1) An advice which came into light just as the epidemic of the coronavirus is gaining momentum. We have been so much focused on high-tech and elaborate methods of dealing with diseases, that we have forgotten the greatest weapon we ever devised against disease […]
Against Abortions – Summary of arguments
Modern civilization is the civilization of “rights”. And this entails the non-existence of any “obligations”. The abortions case is the best example illustrating such a way of thinking. Abortions are seen today as a “human right”. Never before had anything so dark been painted with so glorious colors. Never before had such an unethical action […]
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