A New Model for Health and Disease by George Vithoulkas

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Similarly, medical practitioners have fallen victim to inertia. Despite the discouraging number of therapeutic dead ends encountered in clinical medicine, they have seldom voiced their dissatisfaction with the ineffectiveness of many of the drugs introduced by research centers. By failing to express their complaints, in refraining from upsetting the established sociomedical order, a crucial feedback mechanism among the three branches that could have prevented the current situation has failed to evolve, and the supremacy of medical research has thus been assured.

Perhaps the reason is that the human being is so infinitely subtle and complex in its structure and mode of functioning that any attempt to provide a complete model would not only be frustrating but almost impossible. A host of uncertainties looms before us when we consider the fact that the whole organism is much more than a mere composite of its cells, tissues and organs. The seemingly countless and indefinable variables in such a system would seem to frustrate our best efforts to achieve total understanding.

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