Welcome to the future of medicine and science.
“For the first time in the history of medicine, the missing subject of the rules of integrating knowledge is being introduced in its midst.” Savely Yurkovsky, M.D., 2010
These are exciting times. We are witnessing a grand shift in perspective. It is the greatest scientific breakthrough in over four centuries.
What if “incurable” medical conditions such as ALS, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, chronic Lyme disease, Crohn’s disease, prostate disease, cystic fibrosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, systemic lupus, heavy metal poisoning, a dicky heart, a weak lung, a cirrhotic liver, a toxic brain or a host of others were both curable and preventable? A modern revolution in outlook and clinical practice is proving just that may be the case.3, 4, 6, 9
BULLETIN: A week ago I published the post “Welcome,” introducing this blog. Due to some teething difficulties in our first few days, many of you didn’t receive this post, and some of you didn’t even receive it when we sent it out again on Monday, even though subsequent blogs have been getting through, as I think we have now fixed the errors in the settings. Thanks for your patience.
So for those who missed it the first time round, please also see the Welcome blog here:
In the meantime, on with today’s new blog:
Today I’m sharing with you a copy of our latest homepage article, aimed at summarizing the core vision and intent of this website and blog. It will be interesting to see what you think of our vision. This summary has evolved, like our perspective itself, through a number of versions, while I sought as best I could to fine-tune for you exactly what it is that Kevin and I are presenting, claiming and sharing here, by way of laying a foundation.
It is an attempt to crystallize as many of the key points as possible in as short a space as possible. Then of course there are and will be many further articles and blogs going into greater depth on the many areas mentioned, and/or others not yet mentioned. Kevin, Dr Yurkovsky and Jonathan Frewing have also given invaluable input to parts of the text which follows, and to helping to distill the exact landscape of ideas.
So now, on to our presentation below about – The Revolution.
The Nature of the Revolution
Is this a medical revolution? No, actually we would characterise it as far grander than that: We are dealing with a scientific revolution. In fact its full reach is larger even than the whole of science, but we are especially focused on the scientific and medical aspects.
The revolution of which we speak is not originating in medicine – but medicine is benefiting from it.
Think of it, then, as being like a computer “download” where science is on the server, and medicine is at the local computer. Thus it is trickling down to us in the field of medicine in the form of a transformation that is taking place in the practice and understanding of science on a broader scale. And that is filtering into clinical practice, forever changing the way that we treat and view our patients – and the way that we understand health and disease. For all of us working in the medical field, we have a duty to prick up our ears – like antennae – to receive this “download” from science. For many of us, it is a rude wake-up call, but a necessary and invigorating one.
This includes some branches of science customarily considered to be outside of mainstream or alternative medical training and practice, yet merely due to force of habit and tradition – principally systems science, and within that many other branches, such as the bio-physics of organisms, immuno-toxicology and decision science. It is in the nature of all revolutions that a policy change is in order, where certain tables in certain offices have grown dusty, with windows closed to certain new winds which are bringing in something fresh – to blow off the dust and revitalize medicine. For too long, medicine has been practised in a fragmented fashion. Now science is demanding of us a more integrated approach. Let’s look into why and how. . .
The Greatest Scientific Breakthrough Since the Copernican Revolution
In the 16th and 17th centuries, European civilization underwent a radical shift known as the Copernican Revolution. It all began when a Pole named Copernicus proposed that the Earth wasn’t the centre of the universe after all – and that the Sun didn’t revolve around the Earth – claiming that the reverse was true. Over the next two and a half centuries, following this radical shift in perspective, the birth of modern science took place.
There have been many great scientific breakthroughs since that time, yet we have not approached another radical shift in perspective as dramatic and all-encompassing as that one – until now.1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 13
Once again, an idea is infiltrating our civilization.
What’s It All About?
Consider a single pine cone, and its wonderful intricate spiral pattern of scales. Within each scale is pollen and seed potential.
The cone forms part of a branch which is connected to a tree, which is part of a forest.
Picture this as a symbol of the amazing inter-connectedness of nature – systems within systems within systems.
Both the parts and the whole take up our interest.1, 2 Layers within layers. Both holism and reductionism have been combined in a single unified model for the first time in history. This is what we call the science of perspective.
Insights into this process of dynamic interrelation are revolutionizing science, and defining the roots and shoots of a new epoch of human history. This is the Living Systems Revolution. [more about this]
What Has This Got To Do With Medicine?
As human beings we share one thing in common with our internal organs, tissues, cells, cellular organelles like DNA, and even individual molecules and atoms within them. Even more amazingly, we share this same one thing in common with all other human beings, as well as the animals, plants, families, communities, nations, societies, civilizations, planet, solar system and Milky Way that surround us and fill our lives.1-4, 6, 11, 26, 27
We are all living systems, sharing the same properties common to all living systems: dynamic, open, complex, individual, diverse, inter-connected, inter-dependent and continually interacting.3, 4, 6-8, 11 This process occurs through a constant ‘buzz’ of information transfer, from one information field to another. Modern physics research strongly suggests that all of reality boils down to this vast unified web or field of quantum information waves.3, 4, 6, 10, 13, 22-24, 28-30 [more about this]
Applying these insights to medicine offers stunning revelations that transform clinical practice like never before. This is Living Systems Medicine. [more about this]
What Happens When We Apply This Clinically?
If we treat the bone marrow, it affects the brain. If we ignore the spleen, the lungs may suffer. If we detoxify the bowel, heavy metals may in the meantime be spreading into the heart. If we treat an infection in the bladder, the adrenal cortex may be giving out. This constant interactiveness makes the practice of medicine both complex and exciting, and never before has a model been presented which can finally keep track of it all.
Implementing Living Systems Medicine clinically involves not ignoring this complexity by cherry-picking the facts – but instead a means to narrow it down to a highly effective treatment plan based on the properties of living systems. This is Field Control Therapy.® 3-9 [more about this]
How Can I Get Involved?
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Let this be a wake-up call for all of us. We find ourselves in the midst of The Living Systems Revolution – a change not centred around a political or any other single system – but a collective shift taking place inside our own minds. This is a transformation of our fundamental outlook on all types of system – and on life itself as a series of systems within systems.11, 1, 2, 36, 25, 37
As our outlook changes, both within the scientific community and outside it, so too will society around us, but our focus remains primarily on the shift in perspective.
The questions are: Can we keep up with it? And will you join us here at the cutting edge? [more about this]
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The Gathering of the Storm
We are once again at a crossroads of history, as people once were in the days of Copernicus. This time, the idea is not about Earth’s place in the universe, or its position relative to the sun. Instead, it’s about anything’s place in relation to anything else – or, in other words, systems science. This science is, better said, a group of sciences, with branches in practically every area of research. It devotes its study not only to things but also to the interaction between things,2 and therefore the science of perspective.
Ever since the time of Albert Einstein, perspective has been back on the agenda in the biggest way since the days of Copernicus and Galileo. Finally, in 1945 Dr Ludwig von Bertalanffy 2 termed this science of perspective “General System Theory,” which since then has continued to evolve and branch out into the many modern applications of systems science.27
This breathtaking new vision of life has been pushing the frontiers of medicine and science well beyond what we thought possible. Suddenly, nothing and no one is perceived in isolation, but as part of a wider perspective in which all of the inter-connected and inter-dependent systems around and within us are constantly and dynamically mingling, relating with each other and influencing each other’s state. [more about this]
In the years leading up to 1999, Savely Yurkovsky, M.D., applied systems science to modern medicine. The spectacular result was Field Control Therapy (FCT).®
Field Control Therapy
Below we will briefly summarize the specifics of what Field Control Therapy involves. The key point from the outset is that it boils down to a systematic scientific approach to medicine – addressing concrete disease factors of high meaning to the system. This is in stark contrast to most other prevailing approaches to medicine, conventional and alternative, which tend to view diseases in fragments and base their clinical decisions on these fragmented, isolated findings.3-9, 28
Using systems-based case-taking combined with a new form of ‘bioresonance testing‘ in a precise test ‘algorithm,’ the underlying causes of disease are identified then addressed according to priority.
This includes common issues such as impaired immunity, disrupted endocrine function, poor elimination of toxins,28 blocked channels, neurological damage, heightened susceptibility, activated genes, accelerated ageing, unresolved inflammation and allergies.
All of these and other symptoms, as forms of ‘system strain,’ are closely linked to individual organs and tissues. These form the precise focus of sequential treatment.
A brilliant and paradigm-shattering new application of existing fields of medicine is used. This draws from unique forms of ‘homeopathy,’ ‘isopathy,’ ‘sarcodes’ and other key measures, centred on treatment of the internal organs according to priority assessment. All of these terms and methods are explained in greater depth throughout this website.
A lifestyle assessment is also conducted, and changes may be recommended if necessary. This could for example in some cases include changes in the sleeping area, diet, electricity usage habits, possible use of ‘Memon’ technology for reduction of electrosmog stress, and minimization of ongoing occupational or other toxic exposures.3-9
Sometimes the services of holistic or biological dentists, conventional doctors and other practitioners may also be recommended. FCT practitioners have been described as being “the total body practitioners or family medicine GPs of integrative healthcare.” [more about this]
What Do We Mean By “Causes” of Disease?
Common causes of disease which are found and resolved in the FCT approach may include mercury toxicity,15-10, 31-33, 39 other key toxins,34-35 effects of electrosmog from harmful electromagnetic fields,21 ionizing radiation, candida overgrowth, parasites, other infections, side effects of medical treatments such as antibiotics, dental fillings and vaccines (i.e., “iatrogenesis”),14, 38 emotional traumas, physical injuries, and lifestyle factors such as environmental, emotional, energetic, spiritual, social and nutritional. In essence, it could be any of these – or anything else – if determined to be central factors in a case according to a truth-based living systems analysis. [more about this]
Most importantly of all, the clinical application of this causative approach to real-life problems requires a method known as Decision Science 12 – adopted in Field Control Therapy – to enable effective prioritization of actions that will arrive at the true nature of the problem, its causes and solutions. Decision Science is – as it sounds – the scientific approach to how clinicians decide what to treat in patients. Guesswork is no longer needed – medical decision-making can become a science that we can all learn!
This makes Field Control Therapy a bit like the ‘Sherlock Holmes’ approach to medicine, as clinical practice centres around medical detective work. [more about this]
Why Are So Many People Sick? Is It Necessary?
We are being forced to re-think everything we thought we knew about health and disease. Chronic sickness is not a necessary part of life.
While we are alive, health is our birth-right and given the right input and care, we are made so that it is achievable at least most of the time – an astounding new vision which turns the tables on the appalling rates of degenerative illness in the modern industrialized world.
Life is here to be enjoyed and savoured by people healthy in body and mind, and need not be squandered due to the suffering generated by illnesses ravaging the population. As each of us grows old and eventually dies, it should be in the same way a well-driven car slows to a smooth and painless stop at the traffic lights – after an enjoyable and fulfilling drive.
Instead, millions of people are living lives blighted by chronic illness. But the solution is now at hand.
This exciting achievement has moved us to establish this website inspired by Dr Yurkovsky’s extraordinary clinical and scientific work, and the wider Living Systems Revolution of which it forms part. [more about this]
Other Living Systems Applications
This is also a hub leading on to a network of interrelated websites, each tackling a different topic or aspect, but all sharing the common thread of systems science. The solutions to the problems humanity faces in the world today are both individual and collective in their application, both medical and inter-personal.
Hence the simultaneous focus and wide scope of this website. Health issues are the core theme and anchor – the flavour of most of this website – but then we also allow ourselves to venture into other aspects of the Living Systems Revolution.
That includes a humanitarian think tank we have founded, called The Wisdom Foundation, with an arm – “Brave New Horizons” – that is focused on scientific innovation. These were established on the basis of the systems ideas portrayed throughout this website. A range of medical and other projects are already underway, aimed at hastening the transformation of modern civilization. [more about this]
Another application also linked from this site, although not our main focus, is in the field of meditation, in the form of the living systems approach named Tibetan Pulsing Yoga. This is an amazing approach to spiritual practice and personal development for those interested. It was founded in its modern form by an American, Shantam Dheeraj. In his systematic approach to meditation practice, he evolved a detailed systems map of profound scope. Just as Dr Yurkovsky has turned medicine into a precise, systematic approach, Shantam Dheeraj achieved that for meditation. [more about this]
“You say you want a revolution… You tell me it’s the institution, well, you know, you’d better free your mind instead.” (The Beatles)
“Horatio: O day and night, but this is wondrous strange!
Hamlet: And therefore as a stranger give it welcome. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (William Shakespeare)
Below is a small selection of key works which we have drawn from and which have most contributed to our presentation of the Living Systems Revolution transforming science and medicine as laid out above.
1. Laszlo, Ervin, “The Systems View of the World: A Holistic Vision for Our Time,” Hampton Press (1996). (Original earlier edition was published in 1972).
2. von Bertalanffy, Ludwig, “General System Theory,” George Braziller Inc (2003). (Original edition was published in 1969, and included reprinted articles from previous years, including the first public announcement of General System Theory dating back to 1945).
3. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D. (DVD), “Field Control Therapy Basic Level Seminar,” SYY Integrated Health Systems, Ltd. (Dublin 2004).
4. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D. (DVD), “Field Control Therapy Basic Level Seminar,” SYY Integrated Health Systems, Ltd. (London 2007).
5. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D. (DVD), “Field Control Therapy Post-Graduate Seminar in Patient Management,” SYY Integrated Health Systems, Ltd. (New York 2007).
6. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D. (DVD), “Introduction to Field Control Therapy,” SYY Integrated Health Systems, Ltd. (Athens 2008).
7. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D., “Guided Digital Medicine: The Law of Unintended Consequences and Non-Disease Treatment of Diseases – Part 1,” Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients (2004).
8. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D., “Guided Digital Medicine: The Law of Unintended Consequences and Non-Disease Treatment of Diseases – Part 2,” Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients (2004).
9. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D., “Biological, Chemical and Nuclear Warfare – Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones: The Power of Digital Medicine,” Science of Medicine Publishing (2003).
10. Laszlo, Ervin, “Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything,” Inner Traditions (2007).
11. Miller, James Grier, “Living Systems,” Mc Graw-Hill (1978).
12. Pugh, George Edgin, “The Biological Origin of Human Values,” Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. (1978).
13. McTaggart, Lynne, “The Field,” Element, HarperCollinsPublishers (2001).
14. McTaggart, Lynne, “What Doctors Don’t Tell You: The Truth About the Dangers of Modern Medicine,” Thorsons (2005).
15. ed. Chang, Louis W., “Toxicology of Metals,” CRC Press (1996).
16. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, “The Scientific Case Against Mercury Amalgam,” www.iaomt.com (2011).
17. Ziff, Sam, and Ziff, Michael F, “Dentistry Without Mercury,” BioProbe Inc. (1997).
18. Ziff, Sam, and Ziff, Michael F, “Infertility and Birth Defects: Is Mercury from Silver Dental Fillings an Unsuspected Cause?,” BioProbe Inc. (1988).
19. Ziff, Michael F, “The Missing Link?: A Persuasive New Look at Heart Disease As It Relates to Mercury,” BioProbe Inc. (1991).
20. Ziff, Sam, “Silver Dental Fillings: The Toxic Time Bomb – Can the Mercury in Your Dental Fillings Poison You?” Aurora Press (1984).
21. Becker, Robert O., M.D., and Selden, Gary, “The Body Electric: Electromagnetism and The Foundation of Life,” Quill (1985).
22. Tiller, William A., Ph.D., Dibble, Walter E., Jr., Ph.D., and Kohane, Michael J., Ph.D., “Conscious Acts of Creation: The Emergence of a New Physics,” Pavior (2001).
23. Ho, Mae-Wan, “The Rainbow and The Worm: The Physics of Organisms,” World Scientific (2008).
24. Wolff, Milo, “Schrodinger’s Universe: Einstein, Waves and the Origin of the Natural Laws,” Outskirts Press (2008).
25. Sheldrake, Rupert, “Morphic Resonance,” Park Street Press (2009). (Original earlier edition was published in 1981 as “A New Science of Life”).
26. Weinberg, Gerald M., “An Introduction to General Systems Thinking,” Wiley Interscience (1975).
27. Meadows, Donella H., “Thinking in Systems: A Primer,” Earthscan (2009).
28. Yurkovsky, Savely, M.D., “Chelators of Mercury, Lead and Other Heavy Metals: Theoretical Benefits, Suboptimal Results and Real Dangers. The Implications for Autism, Other Brain- and Somatic Diseases,” www.yurkovsky.com (2009).
29. Greene, Brian, “The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory,” Vintage (2000).
30. Oschman, James L., “Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis,” Elsevier Limited, Churchill Livingstone (2000).
31. The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (DVD), “The Smoking Tooth,” www.iaomt.com (2011).
32. The University of Calgary (DVD), “How Mercury Causes Brain Degeneration,” www.ucalgary.ca (2011).
33. Tsuchimoto, Noriaki, (Documentary), “Minamata: The Victims and Their World,” Higashi Productions (1972).
34. Carson, Rachel, “Silent Spring,” Hamish Hamilton (1963).
35. Steingraber, Sandra, “Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment,” Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. (1997).
36. Strogatz, Steven, “Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order,” Penguin Books Ltd. (2004).
37. Bohm, David, “Wholeness and the Implicate Order,” Ark (1980).
38. Coulter, Harris L., “The Controlled Clinical Trial: An Analysis,” Batus (1991).
39. Our Mercury Bibliography – Forthcoming at www.keytoxins.com – but in the meantime on our home computers. This is an extraordinary compilation of tens of thousands of scientific studies in the field of toxicology, and they have proven a great resource and inspiration to enrich our understanding of toxicity issues.