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‘It is disease that makes health sweet and good’

He was known as “the Riddler.” Even “the Dark.”  Heraclitus of Ephesus was one of a kind.  In his heart of hearts a contemptuous aristocrat, this master of paradox despised all so-called wise men and the mobs that adored them. Heraclitus was the definitive precursor of social distancing.   We, unfortunately, owe the “pre-Socratic” reductionist label to […]

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