This is a very interesting discussion and seems to contradict the new “progressive” ideology. If focusing on individual choice, available options, prioritization and repressive cultures is legitimate, then perhaps we should not give up on individual responsibility after all.
Thank you for highlighting the emotional stress in addition to direct physical harm. This is an often overlooked consideration, both hard to measure and address. When emotional stress doesn’t kill you, does it make you weaker or stronger? What factors determine the difference and what are the outcomes?
Mollie, Thank you for sharing your remarkable experience with Paris. She is indeed blessed to have you and your care despite the challenges is encouraging and a blessing to others. Thank you for your example.
The INMED staff are working hard to integrate this discussion forum with the rest of the class. They need to see your thoughts.
Indeed the asymptomatic nature of early HIV is frequently an additional barrier to treatment. The long term implications are not well understood by most new infected individuals.
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