To go boldly: one example of is the categorisation of mental disorders. As a discipline it split the infinitive.
It has recently been suggested that psychiatric diagnoses should be “written in pencil”.
In terms of categorising suffering we do need to be careful . Today’s appreciation of living has become absurdly pathological. We can understand and support one another without first seeking a medical explanation.
Dr Samei Huda is an exemplar of “going boldly” in science. The certainty with which he underlines the importance of the ‘Medical Model’ boldly goes beyond the experience of many.
Writers over time have argued that “real authority” comes with an appreciation of uncertainty.