No man will hurl me down to death, against my fate. And fate? No one alive has...– Hector in The Iliad, VI:581-585 (via subatomicdoc)
San Diego's Singing Doctor - Dr. Steven Eisenberg... →
Couldn’t embed the video from NBC San Diego, but worth watching!
Palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases... →
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Clinical Affairs and Quality Committee has developed a guideline for the use of radiation therapy in treating bone metastases from cancer.
Chinese Lunar New Year →
via The Atlantic
freethephoenix: I wish there were just more genuinely nice people in the world. There’s nothing hard about complimenting someone, being nice, or just holding back rude comments or remarks that could hurt someones feelings. It’s seriously a shame that manners and respect are hard to come by these days.
No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.– Dead Poets Society (via thingssheloves)
Why other states should adopt Maryland's law on... →
Doctors are not permitted to sell the medicine they prescribe, and for an excellent reason: It would be a conflict of interest, creating financial incentive for physicians to peddle drugs of little or no benefit to patients. So why should doctors be allowed to both order and administer MRIs, CT scans and other high-tech procedures that may or may not be needed and useful? via Washington Post...
Our concepts of space and time have only approximate validity, and there is...– Carl Jung
I have frequently seen people become neurotic when they content themselves with...– Carl Jung (via subatomicdoc)
At the center of your being you have the answer. You know who you are and you...– Lao Tzu (via pandaeraser)
George Herbert - Prayer (I)
Prayer (I) PRAYER the Churches banquet, Angels age, Gods breath in man returning to his birth, The soul in paraphrase, heart in pilgrimage, The Christian plummet sounding heav’n and earth ; Engine against th’ Almighty, sinner’s tower, Reversed thunder, Christ-side-piercing spear, The six days world-transposing in an hour, A kind of tune, which all...
What an astonishing thing a book is. Across the millennia, an author is speaking...– Carl Sagan (via invaderxan) (via teachingliteracy)
A book is made from a tree. It is an assemblage of flat, flexible parts (still...– Carl Sagan (via wingsforlashes) Sagan was such a master at putting things into perspective. (via dreamofwhatcanbe)
Jure enim naturali ab initio omnes homines liberi nascebantur. [According to...– Corpus Juris Civilis, issued between 529 and 534 by the Byzantine emperor Justinian I.
If we want to cultivate a true spirit of democracy we cannot afford to be...– Gandhi (via mohandasgandhi)
Fame’s a weed, but repute is a slow-growing oak, and all we can do during...– Neal Stephenson
My work will be finished if I succeed in carrying conviction to the human family...– Gandhi (via mohandasgandhi)
Physicists have discovered that the apparent solidity of matter is an illusion...– Eckhart Tolle (via comeseeinsidemybones)
Work hard, have high standards, and stick to your values, because somebody’s...– Ivan Seidenberg
The one who lacks courage to be a hammer comes off in the role of the anvil.– Oswald Spengler
Feel the fear and do it anyway.– Susan Jeffers (via subatomicdoc)
The healing of our present woundedness may lie in recognizing and reclaiming the...– Rachel Naomi Remen (via bodymindandsoul)