Diseases of Affluence

RECENTLY I WORKED as an internist-intensivist at the Canadian Combat Surgical Hospital in Kandahar. Most of our casualties were Afghans: National Army soldiers, National Police and civilians caught in crossfire. They were diminutive men, almost always less than a hundred and forty pounds. I cannot comment on the body masses of the Taliban—they were never…

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Poker

Traders are often surprised at how close trading is to games of skill such as poker and blackjack where players exploit small skill advantages and a ruthless understanding of money management to be successful. Cates earned his stake by grinding, the term used to describe the process of pressing a skill advantage over an extended period of…

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Poker

Traders are often surprised at how close trading is to games of skill such as poker and blackjack where players exploit small skill advantages and a ruthless understanding of money management to be successful. Cates earned his stake by grinding, the term used to describe the process of pressing a skill advantage over an extended…

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Diseases of Affluence

RECENTLY I WORKED as an internist-intensivist at the Canadian Combat Surgical Hospital in Kandahar. Most of our casualties were Afghans: National Army soldiers, National Police and civilians caught in crossfire. They were diminutive men, almost always less than a hundred and forty pounds. I cannot comment on the body masses of the Taliban—they were never…

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