BY KIM BELLARD
I saw a great quote by Alfred North Whitehead the other day: “It is the business of the future to be dangerous.”
Now, I was a math major many years ago, so I know who Alfred North Whitehead was: the coauthor (with Bertrand Russell) of the Principia Mathematica, a landmark, three-volume treatise that proved – in excruciating detail — that all of mathematics (and thus, arguably, all of science) can be reduced to mathematical logic. I always thought Lord Russell was the eloquent one, but it turns out that Professor Whitehead had a way with words too.
So, of course, I want to apply a few of his particularly pithy quotes to healthcare.Continue reading…