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David Oliver: The real world for NHS doctors

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1041 (Published 04 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1041

What is Reality?


Reality is multilayered. Beneath the veneer of everyday life, lies a violent, vexing vortex of biology, chemistry, and physics. But beneath this veneer and vortex, lies God's cerebral cortex, which texts and tests our mettle. Our task is to illuminate reality by collating its various layers, while retaining our civility, humility, humanity, and sanity.

Competing interests: No competing interests

05 March 2016
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA