Tagged: thanksgiving

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On Technology, Thanksgiving, and Patience

[Originally written in 2007 for a campus publication while I was in medical school; it has remained disquietingly relevant. It will be posted on the ESN blog tomorrow.] We have become impatient, unfulfilled, and perpetually fixated on the future. We have filled our lives with so much hardware and noise that it makes us wonder…

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Bad People and Thanksgiving

As per my count, there have been at least three shootings within my three block radius in the past three months. One resulted in a death. The first one happened at an intersection I had driven through literally a minute beforehand; I heard the gunshots nearby after getting home and, after seeing…