"What we simply need is a nice bulldozer, so that we could level the entire industry and start from scratch . . . There’s no such thing as an evidence-based rehab. That’s because no matter what you do, the whole concept of rehab is flawed and unsupported by evidence."
- Dr. Mark Willenbring, former director of treatment and recovery research at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
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with false assurances of understanding and scientific knowledge –
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behind what sociologist Pierre Bourdieu termed “Doxa” – the constructed appearance of truth that serves the interests of those with the cultural capital to create that appearance.
Doxa: what in a culture “Goes without saying” because it “comes without saying” – what is accepted as given and established, not because it is fact, but precisely because it’s been protected from scrutiny, from critical thought,
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