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The 18th Human - Wasim Zahid of Oslo, Norway - Cardiologist

Wasim Zahid is a cardiologist and author from Oslo. He is working on his third book and stars on a popular Norwegian television show.

In this episode, we talk about his journey from being a Muslim to being an atheist and humanist, and why it was difficult for him to "come out" as an atheist in a land where atheism is very common.

Wasim talks about life as a doctor and his struggle with the common advice to just emotionally distance yourself from your patients.

"Despite the gloomy times that we might be passing through now, with the political changes in America and here in Europe, I'm still optimistic about the future." -Wasim Zahid

Follow Wasim, Norway's Twitter Doctor here: twitter.com/WasimZahid

And on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Twitterlegen

Wasim mentions the podcast episode I recorded about my experience with cancer. That episode can be found here: https://soundcloud.com/humans-earth/the-12th-human-kristen-hovet-of-burnaby-british-columbia-journalist-m…

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