US healthcare fears innovation. So did Plato in the 4th century BC

by Rashmee

Posted on September 24, 2020


US healthcare, or the lack thereof, is afflicted by a problem that would have been familiar to Plato in Athens in the fourth century BC. It’s the fear of innovation. Plato was fearful of innovation in any representation of the divine. The American healthcare industry is worried about meaningful change to its model of delivery … Continue reading “US healthcare fears innovation. So did Plato in the 4th century BC”

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The centre-left cleaves to a principle enunciated by Plato

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2020


Following on from what I recently wrote about the centre-left’s fidelity to principle , it’s fair to say it generally cleaves to a principle long ago enunciated by Plato. Plato wrote about aspiring to the ideal state, one that is ruled by the “guardians” with truth and justice. The “guardians”, as Plato’s Socrates says in … Continue reading “The centre-left cleaves to a principle enunciated by Plato”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK