A Samurai Physician's Teachings Print
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Monday, 03 October 2016 18:09

A Country Doctor Writes about the merits of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on 9/30/16. The author believes the value of TCM lies in "a certain enlightenment and pragmatism" and that the Chinese approach puts responsibility on the individual, rather than rely on the pharmacological effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicines. 
According to the author:

In the last hundred years, our <American> culture, with its tremendous scientific and technological advances, embraced the notion that our diseases come from invading bacteria, random gene mutations and other causes completely beyond our control. The promise of modern medicine has been that we can understand and counteract these forces through science, with more and more counteractive interventions. But as our treatments get more and more powerful, we have seen many of them cause ripple effects that cause other types of discomfort or disease.

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