The doctor who has worked on hospice care for a long time says that patients are like shellfish. If he pokes them following the manual too much, they close. On the other hand, if he takes an irresponsible attitude, they come out "limply" and start walking. He thinks perhaps they think he is not a dependable person. Clinical practice is not going to be an easy job. From a talk with an agricultural historian, Tatsushi Fujiwara, "When Words Disentwine" ("Tomorrow's Friend" Spring Issue), the same as yesterday.
"May 1 2019
from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun"