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Ars longa, vita brevis…

“Ars longa, vita brevis, occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile.” This can be rendered into English as ‘life is short, the art (craft/skill) long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult’. This beautiful phrase, authored by Hippocrates, father of medicine, can … Continue reading

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