“Human beings are funny. They long to be with the person they love but refuse to admit openly. Some are afraid to show even the slightest sign of affection because of fear. Fear that their feelings may not be recognized, or even worst, returned. But one thing about human beings puzzles me the most is their conscious effort to be connected with the object of their affection even if it kills them slowly within.”—
We’ve recently seen a lot of concern in the popular press and the medical literature about the behavior of medical students and physicians on social media sites. Concern that students and physicians may act unethically online is justified, but we need to be precise in our conversations.