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Attended Suffolk University, Boston, MA
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In honor of our presidents and our nation's founding, here are 35 quotes from the Founding Fathers that prove they did NOT found a 'Christian' nation.
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No, this is not another predictions blog. Not that I don’t enjoy the flurry of new predictions that surface this time of year, but to me many feel too contrived. I am not going to predict the future of intranets, but rather paint the reality of where intranets are today, or rather, how organizations are already utilizing their intranet in innovative ways they had not dreamed of in the past. …
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Steven Naymagon's response is precisely what is wrong with the medical profession, exalting itself despite a hubris and the illusion of knowledge. An apologist, he cherry-picks quotes and responds to strawmen.

Before I support my position, I'll say straight out that I can't wait for the day that analytics supplants medical doctors' diagnoses. Most medical knowledge is rote, and this is something much better suited for computers. The medical profession has made only two significant advances in its history: antibiotics and trauma care. Everything else is akin to witchcraft and shamanism, indeed, the reason we still call it medical practise. They still haven't got it right. 

His first defence is to Bill Maher's quote, “People get cancer and doctors don't know why…and they don’t know how to fix it,” to which contends that there have been advances in treating some forms of cancer, but what is missing is the "why." What's the vector? What's the root cause. 

In his next defence, he takes one for the dental profession and defends ulcers as well. As with being late to accept germ theory (again owing to hubris), the medical profession was late to accept the Heliobacter pylori cause of ulcers. Despite being told that the bacteria was the cause, the medical community at large refused to listen. Even after if was proven, it took the medical community more than a decade to get on board. Not a great track record.

His response to “We live in an era where we can't ask any questions.” is that doctors are more open than even. In my experience, doctors are very defensive of patients with outside opinions, as they feel, as they should, threatened. 

I agree with the doctor's comment on vaccines.

As for his defence of root cause discovery, train as they will, they are not good at it. I repeat, doctors are best at rote memorisation. Root cause evaluation and analytical skills are decidedly lacking. His defence, "in some cases we do not yet understand the underlying mechanism of disease." Eh, right? This is the etiology we a looking for for. It is disingenuous to argue, "well we are all trained, and we tried really, really hard." Good for you. Now you get the second place medal.
Bill Maher made a number of critical remarks about medicine and physicians. I sent Mr. Maher the following response in an effort to address his comments.
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What the Founding Fathers called corruption, depravity, venality and vice, many of us would call freedom.
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Not sure I trust a guy who pronounces "dix" as "deeks" instead of "deese." ;-)
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Lulz, Equating "reduction in population growth" to "reduction in population."
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This song feels weak: weak lyrics (contrived rhymes), weak (or thin) production compared to their prior work, and felt that it might have been produced by committee. I Am Machine is a much stronger tune.
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Most Americans are taught in school that fascism is a ruthless one party dictatorship, the most popular example being Nazi Germany. This is a misconception. Fascism is a political economy, not merely a political system that existed in one moment of history. Fascism, as defined by Black revolutionary
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Lulz. This woman is an exercise in logical fallacies and non sequiturs. My favourite is when she points out that she wants the government no where near her body, though I am only pretty sure she wants to make sure they restrict abortion.
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Wow, 1998. Still relevant. Still funny.
One night, Jim, you had a dream. You dreamed you were walking along the beach with Me. Across the sky flashed scenes from your life. For each scene, you noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; one belonging to you, and the other to Me. When the last scene of your life flashed before you, you looked back at the footprints in the sand. You noticed that many times along the path of your life there was only one set of footprints. You also noticed...
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Jack White, anyone?
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  • Suffolk University, Boston, MA
    MS Finance, 1991 - 1993
  • Northeastern University, Boston, MA
    BS Management/Finance, 1986 - 1989
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  • Accenture
    Manager, Functional Analyst, 2013 - present
  • Critical Mass
    Senior Business Analyst, 2011 - 2013
  • MarketSense
    Senior Business Analyst, 2006 - 2011
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    2000 - 2006
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    1989 - 1994
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