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2017

Time to Write the Memoir of the years 1967 – 1977. I have run out of excuses.


I had the privilege of spending 10 years overseas between late April 1967 and early May of 1977.

It took me 10 years and 10 days to make a single circumnavigation of the Earth. Continue reading 



Does Medicine Damage Our Health? Part Two of Two

HEADINGS

The Medical Belief System

Cause and Effect

Complementary Medicine

We need a Medical Revolution

Contemporary medicine runs under a belief system that everything must be broken down to the smallest part to see what is wrong in that location of the body. This reductionist standpoint often needs the use of expensive machinery such as MRI and CT scans. Doctors prescribe medication to target a single part of the malfunction of the body, which is treated in the same way as a machine. Continue reading 



Does Medicine Damage Our Health? Part One of Two

Our doctors and nurses engage in remarkable works of service in the face of exceptionally difficult circumstances. Patients come to people in the medical profession suffering with sickness and pain. They need to be treated. There are incredible demands on clinics and hospitals to offer a cure, end the sickness and pain. Patients want to be healed as quickly as possible. Continue reading 



A Reflection on Mindfulness. Is it progress to shift from Buddhism to Mindfulism?

The Buddha of Mindfulness

Many senior leaders of the mindfulness world wisely insist those training to be a mindfulness teacher attend regularly Buddhist retreats. Continue reading 




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