Month: May 2016

Part 2 of The Wheel of Fire

Click here to go back to part 1 of the Wheel of Fire: Back to Pandaemonium THE DIMMER AND THE BELTWAY Indeed, in us all exists a wheel of fire to some degree.   How tall are the flames and how quickly the wheel spins varies between us, however.  The wheel of fire is not like a light switch.  It is like a rheostat.  Some people have a wheel that glows like a night light and that barely moves.  Others are like that black hole from Interstellar. This distinction is intuitively obvious but is sometimes missed in clinical practice.  Physicians (like me)...

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Part 1 of The Wheel of Fire

BACK TO PANDAEMONIUM Click here to go to the Prequel of the Wheel of Fire, Blood Sugar, Sex Hormone Magik But I am bound upon a wheel of fire, That my own tears do scald like molten lead. – Lear, in King Lear, in pre-Roman Britain, as penned by William Shakespeare I begin to see it in my mind all the time, like a great wheel of fire. – Frodo Baggins, in The Lord of the Rings, in the year 3019 of the Third Age of Arda (1418 Shire Reckoning), as penned by J.R.R. Tolkien In us all exists a wheel of...

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