• Healer or technician
    Healer or technician
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    Birth as initiation in a technocratic culture
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    Holistic doctors embrace the shamanic role. They understand that their patients want them to be not only the doctor, but also the priest, you know, not only the physician, but also the healer, and they embrace that. But, most traditional doctors reject taking on the shamanic role. They don’t want to be that spiritual kind of authority for their patients.