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"What happens in a society that puts more emphasis on IQ and class standing than on simple matters of tact, sensitivity, perceptiveness, and good taste in the management of the suffering?" p. 9.

"Is our concentration on equipment, on blood pressure, our desperate attempt to deny the impending death which is so frightening and discomforting to us that we displace all our knowledge onto machines, since they are less close to us than the suffering face of another human being which would remind us once more of our lack of omnipotence, our own limits and failures, and last but not least, perhaps our own mortality?" p. 9.

"If we are no longer rewarded in heaven for our suffering, then suffering becomes purposeless in itself," p. 15.

"Two years after the creation of this seminar, it became an accredited course for the medical school and the theological seminary. It is also attended...

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