retrospectoscope

retrospectoscope

(re″trō-spek′tŏ-skōp″) [Jocular formation fm retrospect(ive) + -scope]
In health care settings, a colloquial term for medical hindsight.
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I don't think any retrospectoscope will provide a definitive answer.
You know, the retrospectoscope is a wonderful tool.
This dialectic--and its synthesis--can be credited to curator Nicholas Baume's installation, which turns S-Curve into a brilliant retrospectoscope twisting every corner of the ICA's daylit gallery into a single warped relational space.
While schools for people with mental retardation can be seen, through the retrospectoscope as abysmal institutions tied up with eugenics and ableist notions of normality (although they probably started out as very progressive institutions devoted to the notion that idiocy was not an incurable or irremediable state), it is much harder to characterize schools for the deaf as such, although the easy out is to critique oralism.
The retrospectoscope can be used as an instrument of sadistic cruelty by senior medical faculty through public trial and humiliation of more junior faculty and resident physicians, as often happens in "Morbidity and Mortality" conferences.