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"Each of us must come to care about everyone else's children. We must recognize that the well being of our own children is intimately linked to the well being of all other people's children. After all, when one of our children needs life-saving surgery, someone else's child will perform it. When one of our children is harmed by violence, someone else's child will commit it. The good life for our own children can be secured only if it is also secured for all other people's children. But to work for the well being of all children is not just a practical matter-- it is also right!" - Lilian G. Katz, Phd.

Monday, April 10, 2006

docbrite: Addendum

docbrite: Addendum: "The worst thing about being in physical pain all the time isn't the minute-to-minute pain itself; it's the cumulative effect of it, which builds up and wears you out. Sometimes I look at a flight of stairs and have to give myself a pep talk before I can climb it, just because I am so goddamn tired. My God, I think of myself as 'old' now even though chronologically I am not; what will life be like when I am really old, these problems are ten times worse, and government restrictions have made it even more impossible for doctors to provide any relief?"

Thank you, Poppy, for putting into words a sentiment I didn't even realize I was experiencing at first...