Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Toward the End of the World: Three Trends

It used to be that talk of the end of the world was the specialty of the religiously deranged.  Nowadays, it’s common for informed, cool heads like that of Noam Chomsky to speak in public about the onset of global catastrophe and the extinction of humans.

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Manifesto for Self-Healing: Nine Steps

Dr. Kelly Turner lost a young friend and an uncle to cancer early in life, which eventually prompted her to become a psychotherapist and researcher specializing in integrative oncology.  She wanted to focus on cases of spontaneous remission.[i]  She quickly discovered there were more unexplained remissions than at first she imagined were possible.

She also discovered that most physicians were unwilling to discuss or even be reminded of unexplained remissions.  One reason for this resistance was the alleged fear of arousing “false hope” in patients they thought were doomed.  On the other hand, anomalistic healings–like anomalies in other branches of science–might contain clues to new insights and even new healing paradigms.   

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