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Great insight. The fucking up of a good thing is related to Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s extension of the term iatrogenesis to “iatrogenics.” In healthcare, the desire to intervene can be more harmful than doing nothing at all. Some surgeries turn out to not outperform placebo sham surgeries. Of course, surgeries can kill you.