Respectful Insolence

Archives for May 15, 2008

I hate Michigan Nazis

Jake and Elwood hated Illinois Nazis. I hate Michigan Nazis. Actually, I hate all Nazis, but I especially detest Nazis from states I’ve lived in, such as Ohio, New Jersey, and Illinois. But worst of all are Michigan Nazis, because it’s my home state, and even worse than that are Detroit Nazis, because that’s my…

Perhaps one of the most common misconceptions held about cancer among lay people is that it is one disease. We often hear non-physicians talk about “curing cancer” as though it were a single disease. Sometimes, we even hear physicians, who should know better, using the same sort of fuzzy thinking and language about “curing cancer”…