It seems to have taken me six years to learn how to deal with news I received six years ago.
The Cancer Act became law in 1939. It has since been amended many times, and most of its sections, clauses and provisions have been repealed or are now incorporated into other health legislation. It remains nevertheless on the statute book.
The artifice of humanity has always been the image of its reality
… the very idea of science has become the ultimate social authority and arbiter of truth – a bit like the way assorted assemblages of religious observance, cultural practice and social convention were once held together by the idea of God …
For a couple of days at the beginning of last week the hypocrisies of cannabis oil’s legal status were on full display in the establishment news media. Continue reading “A wee flurry”
The truth lies not in any difference of opposing opinions, but in a plurality emerging from the refusal to oppose opinions in any kind of abstract dichotomy – no matter how threatening they are to established knowledge.
I have been a cancer patient for more than five years now. Continue reading “Not giving cancer any solidity #1”
Much was made last Friday in the BBC news of updated statistics about prostate cancer. Continue reading “A short report about prostate cancer”