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You've completed the first step in your Medical career. Enjoy the coming years, as you learn more about your profession and interact with patients. Congratulations graduate on receiving your white coat All the best to you in the Healthcare field!. interested in this because when she calls to talk to families about autopsies, she. communication in my life. I send e-mails and I text and I Facebook, but. . my condolences on the death of your wife. I remember her well. (I would then share. they wanted it to be easier to do it. They wanted guidance in what to say in the letter. A: I have a file of communication that I've gotten in response. I certainly don't write. Dr. Fligner. I'm glad that you're doing that. I kind of expected a letter from my. They wanted stamps and cards. They wanted social work help in finding the right person. at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. in palliative care. This topic wasn't really discussed with me or taught [to me] until. A study finds that clinicians express condolences to patients' families at inconsistent. Q: What would you like to see hospitalists do?. Q: What's happening at your hospital on this issue now?. either verbally—not just at the time of telling somebody that their loved one. A: I think hospitalists should get in the practice of expressing condolences when they've. in some ways. I think it should be more than that, but it was a majority. The other. to write the letter to if they didn't happen to meet the family. paper [Melissa Hagman, MD, FACP] did some teaching on this and said this may be something. Q: What did the study find that your colleagues do regarding condolences?. to say in a letter. It would go something like this: "I'm writing to express. letter that a patient's husband sent to a medical student of mine after she had sent. express condolences than those who provide some outpatient care. And younger folks, medical director about what resources they could provide. We do have some cards for. that families expect and something that can be really positive, to express condolences. Essentially, the philosophy is that everything is broken and the answer lies in refusing to engage in a meaningful or constructive way with society. (The phrase "black pill" first appeared in 2012 on a blog called Omega Virgin Revolt.) A critical part of being black-pilled is recognizing, with zero sentimentality or euphemism or explaining away, that women do not like genetically inferior men. They now have infinite options in the form of men who are higher status (be it, economic, physical, or intellectual) because of the breakdown in societal monogamy and now high-status men can game apps and use hypergamy (or dating up) to their advantage. (Meaning, a less attractive woman will nowadays reject a less attractive male if she is suddenly able to have meaningless sex with a high status man, who can juggle multiple women. This leaves men who are not as good-looking in the dust.) Incels theorize that once you are black-pilled, you are finally given the gift of brutally honest Darwinian truth that, essentially, the game is rigged, so why bother? With such entrenchment in the truth of the doctrine comes freedom. No longer do you have to run around in circles. You can accept the world for what it is and settle back into your status on the lower rungs. If you are red-pilled, you might take this theory of female behavior to use it in manipulative pick-up strategies to try to game women into thinking you are higher status or to find the weakest prey. If you are an incel and have never had a single successful romantic attempt or only disastrous ones, this type of theorizing provides that wonderful feeling of certainty that comes with confirmation bias and the emancipation from regret of knowing that nothing could have been done anyway. Which is why many incels describe being black-pilled as an "awakening" from humiliation. Like finally realizing that you have been the subject of a joke that everyone else has been in on the whole time. For a young man like Peterson, spouting such beliefs, he seems not so much a product of t. In her brilliant book documenting the culture wars of the extreme left and the extreme right in recent years, focusing on subcultures including 4chan and incels, Nagle describes the attitude rebellion on the site against the "sentimentality and absurd priorities of Western liberal performative politics and the online mass hysteria that often characterized it." Peterson is one of the best representations of exactly how these culture wars are shaping our young men's identities. When everything is ironic, nothing is. So they mock it. All of it. "There's this big hypocrisy in the fact that so many people who say they are all about human rights and empowerment think it's actually funny when boys get mocked," he says. "I never said a single misogynistic thing growing up. And I was punished. Just because I was weird. I couldn't help it. I honestly wanted to die." On the contrary, the incel communities he found online seemed different. "When I dropped out of high school, the one place I felt okay about stuff for a little while was when I was online," Peterson tells me. "By the time I discovered the incel culture on Reddit, it felt like, 'Okay, I'm not insane.' I was reading all these other guys' stories about how girls told them they were repulsive. I never identified with the misogyny, but I did identify with the rage at the hypocrisy of just how untouchable women were in society. No matter what, no matter what awful thing a woman did, it was always supposed to be like, 'Oh yeah, that's female empowerment.' But when you have no friends and are getting bullied and humiliated by women constantly and are told to both 'man up' and renounce your masculinity it's like the one bright light you see is this community." By the time he was 16, Peterson finally met in person a young woman—four years older than him—with whom he had been chatting online since he was 18 years old. She did not know what he looked like for some time, and when he finally shared his picture, she told him that she didn't find him attractive. He lost his v. To listen to the teenager speak, he does not seem psychopathic. He does not seem like he endorses psychopathy. On the contrary, he seems shy and awkward and lonely and angry. He laughs when other incels make dark jokes about killers, but he does not make them himself. He gets it. They are blowing off steam. "Being an incel is not about violence or misogyny," repeats Peterson, who is the only incel who has been on television doing interviews in recent days since the alleged Toronto killer pointed a finger at the incel movement in a cryptic post on Facebook confirmed earlier this week. "Yes, for some guys it is, but not for me. Not for many of us." The challenge in covering the incel movement is that in many cases the cherry-picked and sensationalist coverage reinforces these men's persecution complexes and drives them further into a pit of rage-fueled nihilism. Attempting to find any kind of compassion is in no way to excuse or normalize the deranged among them. On the other hand, it is to see what options we have left in reaching them at all. In the groundbreaking book. Change or Die, author Alan Deutschman writes, "The sense of self is threatened by any major change in the deep-rooted patterns of how we think, feel, and act, even a tremendously positive change such as leaving behind a life of crime and addiction. A change in progress demands new explanations for a past that's now cast in a darker light." Essentially, reaching someone entrenched within a near-fanatical belief system is often impossible because the ego will put up a fight to the death in order to not deal with the psychic pain of feeling that everything that has been done up until this point has been done wrong. But it is possible. In Deutschman's book, spanning extensive research on changing past negative behavior to future positive actions, one case study of a parole officer illuminates how he found the most success in reaching the seemingly unreachable. By realizing that the "real reason why people don't change is demoralization—the overwhelming sense of hopelessness and power" he applied the theory that the most he could do "is to inspire a new sense of hope and power." Indeed, this officer invited 14 of the most argumentative ex-convicts and spent 90-minute sessions "listening to them rather than telling them what to do." The response was extraordinary. The parole officer recounted: "In one and a half hours they calmed down. They said, 'These guys aren't against us.' Now they come back every week and say, 'At least I'm being listened to.' In the last year the difference has been huge. They want to make a change." In speaking to Peterson on the phone, while a journalist is about as a far away from a parole officer as you can get, it's amazing the difference that occurs when I listen to what he has to say about the reality of incel culture versus how he sees the media portraying its members. In his view, as despicable and morally unfathomable as the psychopathic fringe is, the reality of the wider membership estimated in the tens of thousands of active members is far more complex. The way Peterson tells it—and. His mother kicked his father out because, in Peterson's words, "he used to beat the shit out of my mother and she got a restraining order." His father was the same age that he is now when he got his 39-year-old mother pregnant, and he's never met him, but they have spoken on the phone a few times. "I don't really have any feelings about him," Peterson says. "He just kind of is." From an early age, Peterson felt a level of social anxiety that was bearable but distinct. His TEENgarten teacher asked him why he did not play with the others. He said, "I don't know how." Things started to change around the third or fourth grade. It was the first time the girls started making fun of him, he says, saying he was creepy and gross and weird. If you want to know why young men are broken, ask them. There is a cultural crisis emboldening the misogyny and violence of the little-known "incel" movement (an abbreviation for the self-professed "involuntary celibate" community of men) and which has now been tied to three mass murders: Elliot Rodger, Chris Harper-Mercer and, this week, the alleged Toronto killer Alek Minassian, who is accused of killing 10 and injuring 15 people in one of the most horrific acts of mass violence in Canada in years. One after another, media outlets are seeking to understand how this could happen while raising the question of how we got here. " The Internet is enabling a community of men who want to kill women," read the headline in The Verge. " Can the radicalization of incels be stopped?" asked the Globe and Mail. But one headline stood out, from. TOXIC Sympathy for the 'Incel' A young man like Jack Peterson, a self-described 'incel,' seems not so much a product of toxic masculinity as a failure of masculinity itself. : "What should we do about the 'incels'? Maybe help them. Shouting about what horrible women-hating losers they are (which they may be) is not going to prevent one of them from murdering again." This, in particular, is the question I'm concerned with, and why I am attempting to find whatever empathy or compassion might be possible for the disconnected young men flocking to the movement and who might be at a crossroads. One young man stood out in the countless hours I spent listening to podcasts, videos and chat room conversations within the incel community which I have been following for months now: 19-year-old Jack Peterson, a socially awkward Chicagoan who after hours of interviews agreed to reveal his real identity for the first time to The Daily Beast. To be clear, Peterson initially did not want to do any media regarding the group, particularly a profile on what the makings of an incel look like, but after considering my appeal that perhaps others might want to reach out if they could have a better understanding, he agreed. Born "Kalerthon Demetro" in the suburbs of Chicago, Peterson (his mother's last name) is a high-school dropout who lives with his single mother and whose father left when he was two years old. Peripherally involved in the online incel community for years, Peterson's first reaction to the Toronto horror was to record a podcast specifically condemning violence and misogyny and underscoring that for the majority of participants, this is not their reality. For him and many like him, he says, the incel community is a means of supporting one another in a world when it sometimes feels like there is no one else. "I didn't understand it," he says. "I was told either to 'act like a man' or that girls could do no wrong. And yet I was constantly told that men were the cruel, bad ones. None of it made any sense to me. I was just extremely shy. I didn't talk to them, but the teasing was relentless and made me want to kill myself." In the seventh grade, Peterson transferred to three different middle schools all in one year as the bullying followed him everywhere. By the time he reached high school, he says, one young woman started taking photos of him and sharing them with other girls who openly laughed in his face about how ugly he was and why they did not want him near them. He did not finish his freshman year at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, but dropped out after the first semester. His mother never knew the extent of the bullying he experienced. "I was just ashamed," he says. "How do you talk about that?" The profoundly formative pain of youthful bullying has been around forever. When a classmate taunts you and proclaims your worthlessness to all your peers, if you are a TEEN, the humiliation of such an experience doesn't feel like it's happening in a classroom—it can feel like a worldwide-televised death sentence. Very few TEENs on the receiving end of the cruelty know how to deal with it—because of a lack of life experience that is just as undeveloped as their pubescent brains. But for a TEEN growing up today, the tool of the Internet levels the game. No longer do you wonder, "Will anyone ever love me?" Now you can Google it, and find secret places and communities and bodies of knowledge that your parents don't even know exist. This can be exciting, emboldening, a total game-changer. "I remember the first time I found a site that even mentioned the word 'incel,' I was like, 'Woah, these guys are outcasts, too,'" he says. "I kind of felt like, maybe I'm not alone." At the age of 11, Peterson visited 4chan for the first time, and he saw his rage and loneliness expressed as well as the impotence of such advice as "just get . Kill All Normies, which exquisitely captures the critical shift in online perspective and the "death of what remained of a mass culture sensibility" that happened at exactly the same time Peterson began actively engaging with it. Anyone who has dabbled in understanding Internet lingo is likely familiar with the term "red-pilled" (inspired by the film The Matrix, where Neo is offered a "blue pill" where everything stays status quo or a "red pill" where the ugly truth is supposedly "exposed"). Adopted by men's rights activists around 2004, to "get red-pilled" is to subscribe to the particular ideology that feminism is a cancer and men are the real victims. But what does it mean to get "black-pilled," as many refer to this community's belief system? It sounds as bleak as it is. But isn't the worst parts of the incel community hate speech? And shouldn't such hate speech be eradicated? In Nadine Strossen's timely new book Hate. No one is teaching these men how to be men. This doesn't mean "men" in the sense of men's rights activists, but a healthy, balanced (not extremist) definition which includes someone who treats women well but also treats himself well by not being afraid to think for himself with opinions that deviate from the loudest, most hateful elements in the community.