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  • Bad Food Habits: Killing Health in More Ways than One?

    A friend recently opined that there was a case for a meat tax (particularly red) to help mitigate climate change. Taxes are imposed to discourage consumption, such as hefty taxes for smoking and alcohol consumption. If done right, taxes can be cost effective. This made me decide to go read more whether there could be…

  • Abilities

    A few days ago, I mused on Facebook about TOUCH volunteering its people as part of our nation’s birthday. Today is a video that I personally thought was very touching. When we look at people with learning needs and disabilities, we are often shrouded by the word “disability” so much that we forget they have…

  • A Thought on Mortality

    It is not every day that we think about mortality, even though it is perhaps one of few certainties in life. Recently, I had the fortune of reading a book titled “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End“. Personally it left me with more questions than answers. For someone who is under 30…

  • Welcome to the Scratchpad!

    Often we have thoughts that we may not be able to parse coherently at that point in time. Some of these are private, which I will clearly not make public musing about. However, there are a number of thoughts that we may all have come across at some point in our lives that someone else…