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Nemesis was the inevitable punishment for attempts to be a hero rather than a
human being. Like most abstract Greek nouns, Nemesis took the shape of a
divinity. She represented nature's response to hubris: to the individual's
presumption in ...
Industrialized. Nemesis. Prometheus was hero, not Everyman. Driven by radical
greed (pleonexia), he trespassed beyond the limits of man (aitia and mesotes)
and in unbounded presumption ...
Beyond a certain level of industrial hubris, nemesis must set in, because
progress, like the broom of the sorcerer's apprentice, can no longer be turned off.
Defenders of industrial progress are either blind or corrupt if they pretend that
they can ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Medicalization of Life
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