the dictatorship of doctors; the system of medical coercion that includes the mandatory methods of treatment enforced by hospitals and insurance companies. A patient has no choice. Medical totalitarianism.
They oblige me to follow this course of treatment because it is most profitable for the clinic. Doctatorship is no less dangerous for the society than political dictatorship is. We live under the regime of medical fascism.
by Mikhail Epstein March 30, 2008