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Despair. Let None Despair.

Despair. Let None Despair.

… what happens when our values go unfulfilled? What happens when such aims prove aimless, and the mechanics of will and reason show their frailty and their limit? What happens when health cannot be acheived? What happens when the individual places her trust in the institution of medicine, (only) to discover that it cannot secure on her behalf either freedom or happiness against the limits of physical, mental, and social dis-ease?

 

What happens when Hercules is taken by “a strange disease [that he] … cannot withstand by courage, weapons, or strength?”

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