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Monday, 21 January 2013

Pre-Med Upstart

As a pre-med student at Washington University in St. Louis, I had to take a difficult class in physics. 

One day our professor was discussing a particularly complicated concept. A student rudely interrupted to ask, “Why do we have to learn this stuff?” 

“To save lives,” The professor responded quickly and continued the lecture. 

A few minutes later, the same student spoke up again. “So how does physics save lives?” he persisted. 

“It usually keeps the idiots like you out of medical school,” replied the professor.

Quote Of The Day: Narrated Abu Sa'id Al-Khudri and Abu Huraira:  The Prophet said, “No fatigue, nor disease, nor sorrow, nor sadness, nor hurt, nor distress befalls a Muslim, even if it were the prick he receives from a thorn, but that Allah expiates some of his sins for that.” 

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