Health – Consensus on Needs – gloominess on Action!
There is growing consensus that the World needs a paradigm change in the way we care for personal and public Health. Not only are the utterly Pharma-centric Health-care systems dysfunctional in that the population is getting sicker not healthier, also the systems are bankrupting whole economies. Hereafter the consent dissolves and infinite debates go on how to approach change. This is the First in a series of Articles focusing on conditions that must set the stage for effecting change: explicit understanding of what is meant when we talk Health. Then Individuals can discover how they can effectively predict their Health and prevent Illness.
There are many Words in the English Language that we often use but never peruse, in the belief that their meaning in generally understood without ambiguity; such words are, for example: Birth, Married, Children, Parent, Dead, and so on. But and infinite majority of the words we use have meaning which is dependent on the context, and that means these words are interpreted by the listener according to their situation. Just consider words like Water, Pain, Fire, Taxes, Work, or Freedom. Now, the quote by the famous German Philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein starts making sense;
How Do I Know What I Mean When I Say Something?
If we could and would actually ponder this quote every time before we speak, we would live in a different World with at least a lot less misunderstandings. Let’s analyze the term “Health” to illustrate the huge personal, societal, political and economical impact the use and definition of a Word can have.
What is Health?
The implicit meaning of Health is plainly understood when we use the word Vitality instead’ because Vitality refers to the perception of the observer of a Healthy person’s …