Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Let's continue the dentist=sadist thing...

From Orin2:Seriously, who picks a job where your whole profession is causing other people pain? Under the guise of "helping" them of course.

My reply: Right -- if you're a sadist but also want to use your powers for good, dentistry seems the right way to go. I wouldn't be surprised if the nicest doctors -- those who offer an abundance of pain-killers -- are the most serious sadists, because they can do terrible things without the patient even noticing.

...and then I got to thinking about Alan M. Clark's "The Pain Doctors":

Thought I'd share. Clark is a sweet guy, but then there's his art...


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