Are You a Doctor?
The next time you say “I’m a doctor”, ask yourself, what medicine do you practice, what medicine have you been taught, and how much have you had to supplement your knowledge with extracurricular sources.
Of course not all doctors are hit-and-miss symptomologists who cannot explain what diabetes or gastric reflux is, or why sleep is crucial to health.
The pervading narrative about doctors is false and it is resulting in millions of needless deaths. Even in the alternative and functional health communities, oftentimes, representatives feel they need to caveat their criticism of allopathic western medicine by saying things like, “not saying there aren’t good doctors”, or “not all doctors all like this.”
Of course all doctors aren’t are hit-and-miss symptomologists who cannot explain what diabetes or gastric reflux is, or why sleep is crucial to health.
The doctors are guilty, but the problem lies beforehand.
Allopathic western medicine is a paradigm which makes sure its MDs are trained predominantly in pharmacological business. This means: there is a medicine, what symptoms can we fit unto it? Of nutrition — the building blocks for the body — three months are taught, and much of it is out-dated or plain wrong.
There are exceptions. Certain universities and/or professors diverge from the curriculum and direct their students to think holistically or at least critically. But it is difficult to do, as the paradigm is shifting more and more toward reductionism of parts and treating those parts, as if the system did not exist, and as if it doesn’t take harm from being equally receptive to the medicaments that are so called targeting.
On top of pharmaco-centrism, allopathic western medicine has another problem — the seamless and absolutely nuclear conviction that allopathic MDs are the most important members of society.
I talk to doctors all the time. To medcine students too. I know instances where certain old school professors have said to the students, “you are gods. Let no one make no mistake…