Tag: alone

Gunman's father – leave me alone

We have learned a little bit more over the last 24 hours. Nothing enlightening. Gunman with multiple weapons walks into a classroom and opens fire. I have one word. Well really two words to say – Metal detectors. We have to do more to protect our children, don’t we? The gunman’s father has nothing to say to the swamp of reporters.

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Blue Whale—Never Alone

In the Audubon Society’s Guide to Marine Mammals of the World, a comparison is made between a school of dolphins and a single solitary Blue Whale. The dolphin school is likely feeding and “… is probably a temporary gathering…” On the other hand, the Blue Whale “may be in acoustic communication with one or more other Blue Whales many miles away.” Reading this, I felt an identification with that one Blue Whale. I spend a lot of time alone, but I don’t regard myself as anti-social. I often use time alone to consider my next blog post or to think about

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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