Tenet 6.1: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — the problem of too big to fail

Tenet 6.1: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — the problem of too big to fail. I volunteer some time teaching gastroenterology trainees at my alma mater. The senior ones seeking a job will ask me what group I’m with. I tell them the group of me, myself, and I. They have a look of

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Tenet 6: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — an introduction to antifragility

Tenet 6: Health 3.0 promotes the antifragile — an introduction to antifragility. Two years ago I hid away in every crevice of a Princess Cruises ship to Alaska doing something that would make life never be the same again. No, it wasn’t illegal or scandalous. I was rereading Nassim Taleb’s latest book Antifragile: Things

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Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is conscious medicine

Tenet 5: Health 3.0 is conscious medicine. In many circles capitalism has taken a beating. The ideological war in America over the fate of its health care system is largely about whether capitalism works in health care. This piece won’t be a detailed reckoning on capitalism. But John Mackey, cofounder of Whole

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Tenet 4: Health 3.0 balances part and whole

Tenet 4: Health 3.0 balances part and whole. All things are parts of a whole. We find this understanding everywhere from the perennial philosophy of the world’s religious traditions, and the secular Stoicism of Marcus Aurelius, to the transpersonal teachings of Ken Wilber. In the world of biology, for example, atoms are

By | 2017-09-04T10:15:12+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 upholds both exteriors AND interiors

Tenet 3: Health 3.0 upholds both exteriors AND interiors. It’s the holiday season. And the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us. What is Thanksgiving to you? You might respond by describing the home where you and your family get together every year. The turkey and many sides you consume. The charitable work you

By | 2017-09-04T10:15:46+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Concepts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments