Pentagon’s Alt-Medicine Mecca, Where the Generals Meditate

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Pentagon’s Alt-Medicine Mecca, Where the Generals Meditate

Postby Mr. G » Sun Dec 25, 2011 3:59 pm

The general is surprisingly good at meditation. It’s not just the impeccable posture — that might be expected of a man long used to standing at attention. It’s his hands, which rest idly on his knees, and his combat boots, which remain planted firmly on the floor. Over the next several minutes, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, the Surgeon General of the Army, will keep his eyes closed and his face perfectly relaxed.

Few in this hotel conference room, where three dozen have assembled to mark the 10th anniversary of the Samueli Institute, a research organization specializing in alternative therapies, are able to match Schoomaker’s stillness.

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