SEC1 MOD1 : Holism Vs. Allopathy
AUDIO: Introduction to Foundations of Western Herbal Medicine (Part 1): in this audio, teacher Chris Marano introduces the course.
SECTION 1 : MODULE 1
Allopathy vs. Holism: A comparison of two major health paradigms currently existing in our culture, allopathy being ‘conventional modern medicine’ and holism being ‘alternative’, more traditional medicine.
Definition and Etymology of Allopathy and Holism
The Bias of Lenses
Strengths and Weaknesses
Competition vs Collaboration
Paradigm of Separation/Paradigm of Connection
Linearity-One Cause/Fractal-Holography-Many Causes and Conditions
Illusion of Truth/History Written by Winners
Focus on Disease/Focus on Health
Louis Pasteur/Antoine Bechamp
Whenever exploring something new, it is best, as much as possible, to have a beginner's mind, so that we can honor it as it is, rather than filtered through what we already know. This begins with language, and with learning new definitions and concepts using a common language. What better place to start than with an in-depth investigation of these two terms/paradigms: 'allopathy' and 'holism'?
MODULE 1 AUDIO LECTURES
This audio explores further nuances between the two health paradigms of 'allopathy' and 'holism'.
TITLE: Who Writes Your Story: a subjective piece speaking to that very question, and in so doing contemplates Truth and truth, absolutes and relativity, encourages the practices of deconstruction, self-examination, and peering all the way down the rabbit hole.