The Roots of Alienation

Why do we end up alienated from our bodies? For one thing, we live in a civilization that runs on the power of mind and is less reliant on the strength of the body than any previous human culture. The priority of mind Continue Reading →

Medical Training and Body Aversion

When I was in medical school, my classmates came from diverse backgrounds. Some came from wealthy families and some were poor. The majority were of European-American descent, but many came from minority backgrounds, including African-American and Latino-American. Slightly more than half the class Continue Reading →