SYNDROMES LUMP vs. SPLIT CLASSIFICATION
PROCRUSTES
~ PROCRUSTEAN id+ | ONE SIZE FITS ALL | 
~ PROCRUSTES  id+ | IMPOSITION OF A FALSE STANDARD |
              notions rooted in 
  myth> PROCRUSTES WAS THE SON OF POSEIDON AND BECAME 
        ONE OF MANY VILLAINS DEFEATED BY THESEUS 
  HE HAD AN IRON BED AND MADE HIS VICTIMS LIE ON IT 
  TO MAKE HIS VICTIMS FIT THE BED 
  THOSE TOO SMALL HE STRETCHED 
  THOSE TO LONG HE CUT THEIR FEET 
  PROCRUSTEAN NOW CONVEYS THE ABOVE MEANINGS AS WELL AS 
  THE id+ |CRUELTY | 
  med> THE NOTION TO DISREGARD INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IS A 
       PERPETUAL CONFLICT DURING CLASSIFICATIONS OF 
  MALFORMATION PATTERNS OR DYSMORPHOLOGY 
  LUMP OR SPLIT IS OFTEN AN ARBITRARY DECISION WHEN THE 
  CAUSE OR ETIOLOGY OF A MALFORMATION PATTERN IS UNKNOWN 
  "LUMPING" MAY FORCE FITTING AN OBSERVATION INTO A FALSE 
  CATEGORY AND "SPLITTING" MAY OBSCURE VARIABLE IMPACTS OF 
  A CAUSE OR ETIOLOGY IN COMMON 
  ERRORS OF EITHER KIND DELAY MEDICAL SCIENCES PROGRESS 
  sc> PROCRUSTEAN SOLUTION IMPLIES MAKING DATA FIT A PRECONCEPTION 
      or HYPOTHESIS 
  med> ASIDE FOR BLATANT FALSEHOOD MANY SCIENTISTS HAVE NO TRUST 
       IN OFFICIAL DATA ON RADIATION RISKS COMPILED BY THE 
  IAEA - INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY AND PREVIOUSLY BY  
  GOVERNMENT FUNDED HIROSHIMA NAGASAKI STUDIES   

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