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I recently read that Quora is as habit-forming as Facebook or Pinterest.  I already knew that!  I have to watch myself when I sign-in to Quora or I completely lose track of time.  I find interesting discussions–questions asked and answers given–that I read all the way to the end of the string; and another; and another; and so on.  I feel a little like Hansel and Gretel, following the trail of crumbs.  In my case, the crumbs are bits of information that are irresistible to me.  I have an insatiable curiosity about everything and Quora is a delightful source of shared experience and/or knowledge.

This afternoon, I clicked on the question “What is the most heroic thing you’ve ever done?”  There were 68+ answers; I read every single one.  I was especially touched by the answer submitted by an obviously compassionate doctor.  It altered my opinion of the medical profession in general, and certain medical professionals in particular.  I hope this kind man never loses his compassion and goodness in the busy-ness of being a doctor.


In my humble opinion, Dr. Young-Shin has set a higher standard for the medical profession.

What do you think?  Let me know in the comments.