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"I have had a lot of doctors in my life. The best one I ever had was the surgeon who failed. Before I went under, he told me it would take about 2 hours and had an 85% success rate. When I woke up, nearly five hours had passed, I was in far more pa..." Read more of this review »
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While Dr. Ho Ping Kong has some valuable insights into the practice of medicine, including the importance of listening to patients, I question some of his methods. For example, he explains how he once discovered an intern faking a fever because all o ...more
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Okay, I'm just going to be blunt here. I thought that there were some MAJOR problems with this book.

1) I knew what the 'big secret' was in the first fifty pages of the book. I can accept that the author didn't intend to hide the secret, given the ver
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“That’s the secret to performance: conviction. The right note played tentatively still misses its mark, but play boldly and no one will question you. If one believes there is truth in art – and I do – then it’s troubling how similar the skill of performing is to lying. Maybe lying is itself a kind of art. I think about that more than I should.”
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“Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there's a tomorrow. Maybe for you there's one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through you fingers. So much time you can waste it.
But for some of us there's only today. And the truth is, you never really know.”
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