Warren Green

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 68% (133 of 196)
Location: Peterborough Ontario

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,339 - Total Helpful Votes: 133 of 196
Pricing Life: Why It's Time for Health Care Ration&hellip by Peter A. Ubel
I love ethical issues, but I get why many people, given the option, would probably prefer not to think too deeply about some of the more disturbing aspects of our sickly and aging North American population. But we're fast approaching the tipping point of unsustainability with conventional medical care, where rationing services will have to be openly acknowledged and recognized for what it is; putting a price on a human life.

If you think the ethical issue portrayed at the end of Unthinkable is untenable (or unthinkable), just wait ten years. When, depending on the severity of impoverishment in the funding available for… Read more
The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Chol&hellip by Jonny Bowden
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I'm concerned that no one has yet posted a serious critical review for this book, here on this site. So I'm posting this "review", mainly to direct people over to one I found at amazon.com.

Surprisingly, with almost 500 reviews over there, only eight are one star. Which at least makes the one I'm referring to easy to find; "How Much Cholesterol Do We Actually Need?", by D.M.

These authors obviously recognized a huge market for this kind of message. If you don't want to give up any cholesterol-laden foods, or be on a statin for the rest of your life, this book was published with you in mind.

For a different take on blood cholesterol levels and heart disease,… Read more
American Beauty [Blu-ray] [Blu-ray] (2010) SAM MEN&hellip
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I feel bad for people who don't get this film! And if you don't appreciate the "beauty" in the scenes where the plastic bag is blowing in circles in the wind ( and the narration that accompanies them ), in my view, you don't get what this movie is about.

Some people spend much of their lives pursuing the kind of beauty that is central to the theme of this film. They may remember it solely from their childhood, or perhaps they recovered it once, possibly in their early adult years, but then lost it again.

Kevin Spacey's narration during the final scenes of this movie rang especially true for me. Because if you do get this intense appreciation for beauty back ( see the… Read more

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