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Time to reclaim ‘holistic’ care

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Margaret, your articles are always a great tonic, even after a hard day on holiday. HRH's views are dangerous not just because of his little knowledge paired with unwavering beliefs. Here's my theory: humankind's need for what Robin Dunbar calls "social grooming" makes vulnerable people and greedy alternative medicine entrepreneurs particularly susceptible to HRH's eminence + seemingly good intentions + empathy (at a distance) + beliefs in magic and witchcraft (limited knowledge disguised by sciencey terms such as psychoneuroimmunology).

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10 Jan 2013

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8:41pm

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