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Forces of nature

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5765 (Published 14 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5765

Man vs. Mother Nature

Man is continent
Mother Nature is a continent

Man has courts
Mother Nature has quartz

Man is mental
Mother Nature is elemental

Man has elections
Mother Nature has electrons

Man is ironic
Mother Nature is ionic

Man has quirks
Mother Nature has quarks

Man is unclear
Mother Nature is nuclear

Man has gray matter
Mother Nature has dark matter

Man is comic
Mother Nature is cosmic

Competing interests: No competing interests

14 December 2017
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA