Who owns science? or, should all ideas be shared?

The question of whether a scientist should share all of his discoveries was considered by a mathematician after the devastation the atomic bombs caused in Japan during WWII was observed. The topic of whether science advances are always progress or not is a theme in a book I picked up yesterday. “The Brothers Vonnegut: Science… Continue reading Who owns science? or, should all ideas be shared?

Banana Republics – an old novel for a current era

11/2017 – the USDA Food Composition Database is still missing critically important information – and until we can discuss that there is much else that isn’t going to be discussed. Note – this is about my concern that the entire public is being victimized by inadequate health care options as well as the information missing… Continue reading Banana Republics – an old novel for a current era

Against Our Better Judgement; book summary

No one, including the President can get much done without the support of a majority of the legislators. We need to elect  a congress who will work together to promote peace and protection of the environment. Wars on terror have seemed to only cause increased terror and destruction and for what benefit or whose benefit?… Continue reading Against Our Better Judgement; book summary

If laughter is the best medicine, then self advocacy may be the second best, and a U.S. physician has written a prescription for both; a book link

There are no guarantees in life except that it doesn’t end well but a physician has written a guide that may help patients navigate through the U.S. medical system. The book “Prepare to Defend Yourself . . . How to Navigate the Healthcare System & Escape with Your Life,” (2014) by Matthew Minson, MD is… Continue reading If laughter is the best medicine, then self advocacy may be the second best, and a U.S. physician has written a prescription for both; a book link