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The Pain of Exile: A Final Reflection

Writing in 1931, the great doctor and humanitarian Albert Schweitzer said that pain ‘is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death himself.’ Since then, medical technology to treat pain has developed from anesthetics to analgesics, the latter known colloquially as “painkillers”, suggesting that pain is something to be killed rather than (as previousContinue reading “The Pain of Exile: A Final Reflection”