Staff Writer

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    We achieve “active” mastery over illness and death by delegating all responsibility for their management to physicians, and by exiling the sick and the dying to hospitals. But hospitals serve the convenience of staff not patients: we cannot be properly ill in a hospital, nor die in one decently; we can do so only among those who love and value us. The result is the institutionalized dehumanization of the ill, characteristic of our age.
    Thomas Szasz (b. 1920)

    The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location.
    Flannery O’Connor (1925–1964)