The View From Bed Number 10.

A perspective we don’t always hear about whether as healthcare professionals or lay people. I highly encourage everyone to read the article, it’s not long but I think there is something for everyone to take out of it.Basic manners can go a long way not just in a professional setting but also in our own every day lives. It’s a disheartening reality to know that this kind of behaviour is not uncommon among healthcare professionals.  I think it goes to show a little can go a long way and I highly encourage people to take some time to read it. A…

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The Possibility of Transitioning from a Capitalist Society to a Post-Capitalist Society

At one point in time, agriculture predominantly involved the cultivation of crops to feed one’s own family through subsistence-based methods or through community webs in which individuals could trade or sell food to sustain human life. Today, there has been a massive shift towards the emergence of the “consumer society”, a society in which consumers now have an abundance of choices in regards to goods and services offered in various areas including agriculture. Thus, a massive shift in centralization, industrialization, and mass production of food has taken us from a society of producers to a society of consumers. Centralization and…

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Tuesday’s with Morrie

Decided to reread a favourite novel that I had the opportunity to read during my undergraduate degree. If you’re looking to gain some inspiration and insight into the mysteries of life, the aging process, and learning to cope with dying then you really need to check out this book, Tuesday’s with Morrie by Mitch Albom. Such a powerful memoir. The novel Tuesday’s with Morrie is unique in the sense that it documents the final meetings between a spiritual mentor and his former pupil. The book documents the teachings of Morrie Schwartz, a history professor who had been diagnosed with ALS and was…

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