Re: Re: Re: What is justice?
The difficulty with justice is its variability in different spatial and temporal contexts .Today we call the burning of St.Joan a barbarous thing but at the time it took place not many consciences were disturbed. Similarly in the religious law practised in the Moslem countries ,several things which are shocking to another culture take place day in and day out and not many raise heir voices in those places. Does that mean that there is nothing called the absolute justice ,a kind of universal justice which applies to all places and times .The second issue is whether justice applies only to man's relationship with a fellow-human or whether man vs.other fellow-creatures justice is also to be thought of. Since we cannot decide all this we lapse into what we know best-a few cliches about universal brotherhood,humanism,etc.
Antimicrobial resistance is growing worldwide, rendering many "work horse" medicines ineffective. Without intervention, drug-resistant pathogens could lead to millions of deaths by 2050. Thankfully, companies like Pfizer are taking action.
- Antimicrobial-resistant pathogens are one of the largest threats to global health today.
- As we get older, our immune systems age, increasing our risk of life threatening infections. Without reliable antibiotics, life expectancy could decline for the first time in modern history.
- If antibiotics become ineffective, common infections could result in hospitalization or even death. Life-saving interventions like cancer treatments and organ transplantation would become more difficult, more often resulting in death. Routine procedures would become hard to perform.
- Without intervention, resistant pathogens could result in 10 million annual deaths by 2050.
- By taking a multi-faceted approach—inclusive of adherence to good stewardship, surveillance and responsible manufacturing practices, as well as an emphasis on prevention and treatment—companies like Pfizer are fighting to help curb the spread.
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- This 1-minute video shows how the fronts have moved – and stabilised – over the past 22 months
Entrepreneur and author Andrew Horn shares his rules for becoming an assured conversationalist.
- To avoid basing action on external validation, you need to find your "authentic voice" and use it.
- Finding your voice requires asking the right questions of yourself.
- There are 3-5 questions that you would generally want to ask people you are talking to.
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