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What is education?

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” ~ Plato The transition into the 20th century was a watershed event for both medicine and education. Over the course of a few decades, medical education … Continue reading

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Adding Value

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein I’ve been meeting with various members of my team about their plans for 2011 and while the details are unique … Continue reading

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Truth and Goodness

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~ Albert Einstein I’ve often marveled at the ingenuity of those standouts in history who dedicated their lives to the restoration of goodness and truth to their … Continue reading

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The Fountain of Life

  “A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.” ~ Albert Schweitzer Man’s obsession with the discovery of the fountain of youth reaches deep into early history. Whether driven by … Continue reading

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Good Policy: Magnanimity

MAGNANIM’ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of … Continue reading

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Chivalry's Sensible Legacy

“Though the practice of chivalry fell even more sadly short of its theoretic standard than practice generally falls below theory, it remains one of the most precious monuments of the moral history of our race, as a remarkable instance of … Continue reading

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