The fruit of the Enlightenment has been the growth and centralization of the state, at the expense of all other institutions. The material plenty we enjoy today are in spite of this change, not because of it.
The effort to extend the scope of practice of nurse practitioners and physician assistants worries many doctors, who are concerned that patients are getting short-changed in the process. Are these concerns simply motivated by protectionist interests? Dr. Rebekah Bernard discusses this massive push.