It is no secret that the rate at which physicians commit suicide at higher rates than those in any other profession. Explanations by psychologists and other professionals abound. There are no answers which have settled in as conventional wisdom. You might ask why an economist would have any insight into why these tragedies occur? My work is rooted in natural law. Natural law applies to everything and its principles apply to just about everything outside of the hard sciences.
To effectively use and rely on natural law requires being in touch with reality. If one is not in touch with reality, natural law is of no use as a tool. This state is what I call possessing the Fantasy Free Advantage. That is living life in the light of reality. Continue reading