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Offline uncloned

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« on: July 25, 2009, 01:48:29 »

I found this interesting:

""“Doctors can write lots of medical prescriptions and not get the right response,” said Dr. Stewart Mones, medical director at Sacred Heart. “There are times when no medicines are as effective as music therapy.”

Music-thanatology — “Thanatology” derives from “Thantos,” the Greek word for death — has been around in various forms for centuries. Its roots extend at least back to the monastic medicine of Benedictine monks in 11th-century Cluny, France. """

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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2009, 08:17:54 »
Thanks for sharing this. I found it beautiful that they employed live musicians to comfort those at the ending station of their lives.