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TOPIC: Time: the view from ordinary shoulders by Peter Alexander Cunningham [refresh]
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Peter Alexander Cunningham wrote on Dec. 3, 2008 @ 10:05 GMT
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Everybody has a view of time, quantitative and/ or qualitative, solid and or surreal. Fiction writers have made good use of the concepts e.g.other universes, and time travel. But blaming time for one's deterioration is to ignore the ever present dangers of the environment.

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Peter is a retired medical practitioner whose clinical practice has centred on public (population) health. MB.BS, DrPH, MHP.

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