When keeping in touch is frictionless, and you are never really out of touch, and the frictionless, easy, contact becomes a habit preferred over the real worlds’ awkwardness, snail-pace and effort, then… …are you really friends anymore with people around you, or just ‘in touch’?
Savita Halappanavar’s widower condemns ‘barbaric and inhuman care’, and says ‘she was just left there to die’ I cant help but think that if she had been Irish, instead of a foreigner, the jury wouldn’t have labelled it a ‘Misadventure’ – a term that sounds clinically casual – it would have been called ‘Malpractice’ or […]
When there is no P in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I’ve often thought that a large number of people in India – a vast percentage of the population – live in a state of persistent trauma, where the stresses of trying to survive are daily and relentless. “In the developing world, it’s sometimes difficult to […]