COMMENTARY ARCHIVES, 22 Dec 2009
A patient did not feel well and went to see his doctor. The doctor examined him and said,
"I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that you have a problem that requires immediate surgery. It is a serious operation from which two out of three people die.
"But don’t worry, the good news is that I just performed the same surgery on two patients this morning, and they both died, so you are the lucky third."
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 22 Dec 2009.
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