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Circling the drain…

Shingles triggers hives that bring on stress that exacerbates both Shingles and hives. Political divisiveness triggers bombast that brings on closed-minded ignorance that exacerbates both divisiveness and bombast. Power triggers self-importance that brings on indifference that exacerbates both power and … Continue reading

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An Efficient Bureaucracy

An efficient bureaucracy works to distract, intimidate, persecute, partially by turning the ‘poor and oppressed’ against each other. How do we just stand by and let this happen? Why do we play so readily into the hands of power? We … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

Who Are You? Are You Serious or Are You Casual? Do You Strive For Excellence or Do You Strive For Acclaim? Do You Produce or Do You Pretend? Are You Driven By Process or Are You Commandeered By Urgency? Do … Continue reading

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A Pattern

I have worked for a large state university for six years, the past five spent in the School of Medicine. Nine months ago, I made a lateral move from Internal Medicine to the Office of Medical Education. I just had … Continue reading

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Dignity and Loyalty

Most days at work, I have a spreadsheet open that contains salary information across the entire organization. I do this so I am constantly reminded of my place and my value according to my employer. This alone is enough to … Continue reading

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