Author Archives: Mike Nichols

The Mystery Of The Will: Clan, Tribe and Hope

While this blog is largely philosophical it touches on the essence of how to live long and well. The agency of the will is what makes us sick or well. The argument between the role of biological determinism- hormones made … Continue reading

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Get Well With Aristotle!

Against the backdrop of genetics and environmental hazards like infections and toxins, we become ill as a function of our character. Before you leap to a valid logical criticism of my claim-essentially that we are sick through our own fault- … Continue reading

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Some Fun Facts

The existence of the Ether was crisply disproven by the Michaelson-Morley experiment. Now there are many other cool things it did not dispositively disprove like super-strings, so science fiction lives on. One of the nearly equally spooky properties of the … Continue reading

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“To Every Thing There Is A Season”

Probably most of us know the title phrase from The Byrds’ cover of the Pete Seeger song usually referred to as “Turn, Turn, Turn.” Well at least the older of usĀ  know it thus; older still, know this from Ecclesiastes. … Continue reading

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Ghostwriter

Yes, yes…long time, no see. I may have mentioned that over the years several, ‘many’ depending on how you want to define that, severalĀ people have asked me to write a book about my approach to medicine. Well one of those … Continue reading

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