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a spoken blessing

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Although society may consider children to be its most precious benisons, this doesn't translate into expenditure on medical care, with paediatric disciplines typically being 'loss leaders' for private hospitals.
All too frequently Chavez commandeers the terrestrial TV channels--the poor can afford no others--and harangues his people, urging them to be ever more grateful for the undoubted benisons he has rained upon them: smart new apartment blocks and shiny new schools can be seen among the slums, and Cuban doctors provide unheard of medical care to the poor.
Institutions that receive the benisons of tax-exemption should not be allowed to exempt themselves from their responsibility to the public.
In the last two hundred years, science has produced so many benisons that it is tempting simply to get on the wagon of change and equate the advance of technology with material progress.