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The Meaning of Holism in Traditional Chinese Medicine

In Western medicine, the body is looked at as individual parts, and sickness is treated rather than prevented. On a larger scale, Western thinking sees everything as separate entities operating on the same plane. Each person is born, lives, and dies separate from every other person. Trees grow, birds sing, the wind blows – none of these are connected on any deep level with the other, except on a superficial level. Not so in traditional Chinese medicine. Holism is a [...]