Global warming, unsustainable global demands for fossil fuel as China and India come on line, threats to biodiversity, obesity, 1.1 billion people in extreme poverty, wars and rumours of wars — it’s enough to make you sick. How, in a world like this, can we find the strength to be a doctor? Faced with this mess, you might choose to retreat into silence, keep your own council, look after your family and plan for retirement.
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