I am a recently retired 67 year old Cardiologist. This Memoir tracks what I refer to as a “para-biography;” life experiences which serve first as the core and then for the subsequent layers of an onion skin that produces a unique personality and a unique personal philosophy. That is, inductively a child’s personality develops from the inside-out; but would have to be peeled back deductively from the outside-in when eventually untangled as an adult. It also demonstrates that viewpoints are mutable, then change and evolve over time.
What I believe is personal, and as such should be taken with the grain of salt that does not require debate. For the most part, if reading to the end; one will see that a great deal of it becomes somewhat ecumenical.
This is a long non-pithy journey which will be published in approximately 30 pages a week. Each vignette stands by itself; but obviously each one is interwoven to the rest like the interlocking pieces of a jig-saw puzzle .
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