Your letter of December 28th,was duly received, but by reason of busy cares I have not been able to reply.
That the rate of degeneration is progressively accelerating constitutes a cause for great alarm, particularly since this is taking place in spite of the advance that is being made in modern science along many lines of investigation.
Alexis Carrel in his treatise "Man, the Unknown" states: Medicine is far from having decreased human sufferings as much as it endeavors to make us believe.
Indeed, the number of deaths from infectious diseases has greatly diminished. But we still must die in a much larger proportion from degenerative diseases.
After reviewing the reduction in the epidemic infectious diseases he continues as follows: All diseases of bacterial origin have decreased in a striking manner. Nevertheless, in spite of the triumphs of medical science, the problem of disease is far from solved.
Modern man is delicate.
Eleven hundred thousand persons have to attend the medical needs of , other persons. Every year, among this population of the United States, there are about , illnesses, serious or slight. In the hospitals,beds are occupied every day of the year. The organism seems to have become more susceptible to degenerative diseases.
The present health condition in the United States is reported from time to time by several agencies representing special phases of the health program. Probably no one is so well informed in all of the phases of health as is the head of this important department of the government.
In his recent preliminary report 1 to state and local officers for their information and guidance, he presented data that have been gathered by a large group of government workers. The report includes a census of the health conditions of all the groups constituting the population of the United States--records of the health status and of the economic status of 2, individuals living in various sections, in various types of communities, on various economic levels.
The data include records on every age-group. He makes the following interpretations based upon the assumption that the 2, offer a fair sampling of the population, and he indicates the conclusions which may be drawn regarding conditions of status for the total population of some , people. Every day one out of twenty people is too sick to go to school or work, or attend his customary activities.
Every man, woman and child on the average in the nation suffers ten days of incapacity annually. The average youngster is sick in bed seven days of the year, the average oldster 35 days.
Two million five hundred thousand people 42 per cent of the 6, sick every day suffer from chronic diseases-heart disease, hardening of the arteries, rheumatism, and nervous diseases.Compare And Contrast Letter From Birmingham Jail And Declaration Of Independence.
are "Declaration of Independence" and "Letter from Birmingham Jail".Both writings are very effective and successful in reaching out to their intended audience.
Analysis of “A Letter from a Birmingham Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
By Stacey Kramer. His metaphor here is a simple and practical comparison, as he uses items that Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. This sentence is powerful because of its twin appeals. It .
Comparison of Martin Luther King Jr.s' Letter from Birmingham Jail and I Have a Dream - One of the greatest speakers for the black civil rights movement was Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state. The Camp Fire has sent record-bad air into the Bay Area. Eighteen was precisely the number of grievances America’s revolutionary forefathers had listed in their Declaration of Independence from England.
Stanton’s version read, “The history of mankind is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations on the part of man toward woman, having in direct object the establishment of an absolute.