Bill Hicks - December 16, 1961 - February 26, 1994
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Bashar, in his usual enigmatic way, shares his wisdom regarding a few of humanity's beliefs of which we've come to firmly accept as our most basic, fundamental truths. In addition to being extremely insightful, his message can't help but provide one with a sense of complete liberation from societal dogma, to say the least...
'It’s a nod to changing attitudes in Western medicine, and a direct result of the small but growing group of researchers like Kaptchuk who study not if, but how, placebo effects work. Explanations for the phenomenon come from fields across the scientific map—clinical science, psychology, anthropology, biology, social economics, neuroscience. Disregarding the knowledge that placebo treatments can affect certain ailments, Kaptchuk says, “is like ignoring a huge chunk of healthcare.” As caregivers, “we should be using every tool in the box.”'