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By Michael K. Chapman

A suite of funny medical institution tales and occasions as witnessed through a regularly incarcerated sufferer and advised from a patient's viewpoint whereas secured and gagged in a clinic bed.
Stories and stories from a life of clinic admissions, exhibiting that clinic lifestyles as a sufferer isn't really all doom and gloom.


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As noted above, people have held false views about the effects of masturbation. On the other hand, it can sometimes be difficult to distinguish between valid and invalid FA L L A C I E S O F R E L E VA N C E 23 appeals to what is widely held or believed. For example, if a man has the type of color-blindness called deuteranomaly (and about 6% of men do) then he will have trouble distinguishing black objects from dark green objects. If he is unsure whether he has grabbed his black sweater or his dark green sweater and it matters to him to choose the right one, it makes sense to ask other people for their judgment.

The Swedish border guard eyed the trio, asking their names. ” Here the Norwegian farmers outsmart the Swedish guard and save themselves the livestock tax. The Swedish guard looks foolish and the Norwegian 26 YO U ’ V E G O T T O B E K I D D I N G ! farmers come off looking smart and clever. On the other hand, they outsmart the guard by passing the hog off as one of them, which doesn’t reflect a very flattering self-image. Of course, they could just as easily have been Swedish farmers pulling a fast one on a Norwegian border guard.

All the lawyers went to one bathroom and all the doctors went to the other bathroom. ” We can imagine what went through the doctors’ heads: “All those lawyers rode for free! ” If that’s what they thought, then they committed the fallacy of the appeal to the fact that other people are doing it. The mere fact that the lawyers ride for free is no reason for the doctors to think that they either can or should do the same. As it happens, the joke makes this point clear: the doctors were foolish to believe they could steal the lawyers’ trick, and, of course, they were wrong to try to do so.

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