I don’t want this isolation

I have experienced the corridors of St John’s Hospital, Livingston, from different vantages.

This film is actually an attack on rigid medical determinism. It is an attack on academia and science that has been confined to narrow corridors and closed committee rooms. Such approaches, isolated as they are from philosophy and the real world, have the potential to cause harm to many [the ‘others’].

Music credit: ‘Humility’ by Gorillaz.

Two quotes by the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer:

 

2 Replies to “I don’t want this isolation”

  1. As always, insightful, cheeky and immeasurably brilliant, thank you Peter, another excellent film.

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