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TIMES, TIME, AND HALF A TIME. Comments on a cultural reality between past and future. This blog describes Metatime in the Posthuman experience, drawn from Sir Isaac Newton's secret work on the future end of times, a tract in which he described Histories of Things to Come.
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When ATK offered to sponsor me to attend the Space Shuttle Atlantis grand opening at Kennedy Space Center, I was excited. Who wouldn’t want to go to the grand opening of the exhibit that so proudly displays such a prominent part of United States space history? Plus it was a chance to visit the Kennedy Space Center, which…
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What could be more controversial than an essay by Jonathan Swift? How about, "A Modest Weight-Loss Proposal", an essay reminiscent of his sardonic wit, describing an imaginary "diet" that would ensure near-total compliance? You'll be able to read the complete essay at the end of this brief introduction and judge for yourself. But please be seated and have smelling salts at hand !

It was only a matter of time before politicians and insurance companies decided to impose penalties on those whose weight is excessive. I wrote the my Swiftian essay about 7 years ago, and it was immediately deleted from the manuscript for "The Park Avenue Diet." Too incendiary, I guess.

But as listeners heard, there are now taxes proposed on soda, sodium, trans fats, and saturated fats. Germany is considering weighing obese schoolchildren daily, with severe repercussions for their parents should no action be taken.
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ABOUT DR. FISCHER
I'm a physician/author/radio host whose career has included an Internal Medicine residency at Maimonides Medical Center, a four-year stint as an Attending Physician in the emergency room of Cabrini Medical Center, and nine years as an associate of Dr. Robert Atkins.
I have an extensive history of media appearances including CNN This Morning, CBS: The Early Show, Inside Edition, "Eyewitness News" (ABC), ESPN, Geraldo, Fox and Friends, Montel Williams, Good Day New York, Daily Buzz, Access Hollywood, Better TV, Westwood One etc. and interviews with The New York Times, The Sunday Times of London, W Magazine, The New York Post (including Page Six), USA Today, eHarmony, AOL, Prevention, Star Magazine, Weekly Reader, WebMD, Redbook, Glamour, New York Magazine, and Opera News.
I graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in psychology.
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