Back in the days of drugs, sex and rock ‘n’ roll I visited a locum dentist on a sunny August morning when I had a a loose filling.
I’m not sure quiet which planet this locum dentist was from but I suspect it was Venus.
I came to that conclusion because this delightful dentist dabbled in the precautionary principle.
All teeth should be extracted because eventually they could cause pain and suffering.
Strangely enough, this particular self-enlightened “professional” never mentioned the pecuniary principle.
The pecuniary principle is particularly popular with “professionals” and “experts”.
Nine out of Ten British dentists have expressed a preference for performing procedures that maximise their income for the least effort.
These self-enlightened “professionals” specialise in wallet welfare not patient welfare
i.e. you get what you’re given – not what you need.
This explains why Britain has a reputation for being a Bad Teeth Nation.
Britain also has a reputation for being a Bad News Nation.
Stephen Hawking has hit out at US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accords, saying the move could turn the Earth into a Venus-like hothouse planet.
The astrophysicist made the dire prediction during an interview with the BBC ahead of his 75th birthday.
Stephen Hawking: Trump’s climate policy could turn Earth into hothouse Venus – RT.com – 2 July 2017
Whilst on the other side of the Atlantic the spirit of P. T. Barnum lives on…