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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Reiki perspectives: Talking Reiki and science...3 things to avoid

By Pamela Miles

Whether we like to admit it or not, we're all impressed by scientific evidence. It's understandable when Reiki practitioners try to make Reiki practice seem more respectable by referring to science and citing studies. Understandable, but not always wise.

Unless you really know what you're talking about, and who your audience is, you could be setting yourself up for a fall, and taking Reiki practice with you. The public may be pulled in by pop science, but scientists and physicians know better. Physicians are also not impressed by frontier science, studies that are breaking ground and not yet recognized by the scientific establishment. Physicians care about medical science; after all, they take care of people. When speaking about Reiki and science, here are three things to avoid if you want to avoid making a scientific fool of yourself. Read on...


Blogger Em said...

Point #3 is well-taken. Though at times making an analogy is useful, it can go to the other extreme where it's nonsensical.

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