Human Nature ~ Dr. Gabor Maté

 

Dr. Gabor Maté talks about the topic of his next book “Toxic Culture”. He explains why it is that our culture makes so many of us unhappy, unkind to one another, misrable, alienated from ourselves, etc.

A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.
For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience and extensive knowledge of the latest findings of leading-edge research,
Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher, regularly addressing health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America.
As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress; and Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, and co-authored Hold on to Your Kids. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages.
He has conducted work with Ayahuasca on indigenous land in Canada using the spirit plant medicine to treat addiction before Health Canada shut his work down.
He is a profound man with an abundance of knowledge, wisdom and experience to share. This episode is a MUST listen to if you are a human being.

 

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“All suffering originates from craving, from attachment, from desire.” ~ Buddha