The Beauty of Diagnosis

Updated: Mar 24

from Emergency Medicine News


Gnosis, or simply knowledge and knowing, is often associated with ancient wisdom traditions. But we are all seeking gnosis through the activities we do.


The drive behind doing science, for example, is the effort to know the world around us and know ourselves. A scientist may work alone in a laboratory, but a physician necessarily works in relationship with a patient, partaking in dia-gnosis, knowing that flows between the shores of two individuals. It is a shared knowing, and therein lives its beauty...


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