Yesterday I replaced some wearing parts on the plough. These parts, whilst important in helping to turn over the soil, also protect other parts of the plough body. While I was struggling with unhelpful nuts, dropped spanners and missing bolts, I considered what we could do with this technology in humans! I then realized that much of it mirrored modern medical advancements…
A friend of mine has new knees,
He now leaps tall buildings, cars and trees!
I was wondering what I’d replace,
Maybe feet, hands or face!
But I came to a conclusion,
In my case would be no solution,
Like the scarecrow in the Wizzard of Oz
I’d like a new brain, just because…!
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