A World of No “Adults”: The Case for Getting Rid of Age Limits on Everything

Most who read this blog with any regularity know that I am pro-meritocracy.  This means that I believe we should select college students, employees, products, services, and leaders all based on their merits.  I do not believe in any system that selects people based on characteristics they can’t control like race, gender, socioeconomic background (with […]

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“The Art of the Deal”: How my Airport Fiasco Illustrates the Importance of the Free Market

Residency interview season can be tough for a budget-conscious medical student, but it also illustrates why the free market makes everything it touches better for everyone involved. The Fiasco Anyone well-acquainted with air travel knows the struggle.  Flights take off and arrive at odd hours of the morning, even when they’re on time.  A 3 […]

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Charlie Gard and Universal Care

Charlie Gard’s healthcare is not a debate for the public square.  Medical situations should stay between patients and doctors. By now almost everyone has heard the tragic story of Charlie Gard, a baby with mitochondrial depletion syndrome who lives in the UK. Because Charlie was born in the UK, which has universal healthcare, the state […]

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Democracy, or in Other Words, Mob Rule

Pitchforks and torches are making a comeback lately.  Whenever the least bit of controversy occurs in our society, particularly involving conservatives or Christians, the #outrage culture picks up their phones instead of their pitchforks and tweets some hatred.  Demonstrations might occur in flash-mob form, with droves of protestors appearing (and sometimes being paid to appear) […]

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