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Mike Mew’s latest fallout of Mark Z - and everyone else with craniofacial dystrophy
It’s on the YouTube Orthotropics page: https://youtu.be/MC4RqHV6wsk
The vibe seems like he’s much more into the idea of adults having hopeful change, I mean it’s subtle because like he says - most adults won’t do this work!
But knowing my lifespan might be even more reduced is a sad thing indeed!!! Any thoughts on what you got from this?
Dr. Mew says in his "Abs Walk" video that he is "trying to get a message out there" beyond his orthotropics "bubble," and encourages sharing his ideas with others. In that video he uses the hook about abs to introduce his main thesis about oral posture. I suspect that this Zuckerberg video is deliberately a little provocative in an effort to get more mainstream pick up and attention. He's done other videos about celebrities like Julia Roberts, Jude Law, and Brad Pitt. I think it is interesting to look at these faces that everyone is familiar with and analyze how their features comport with our understanding of facial form. Avoiding sleep apnea is definitely one of my main motivations because many of my family members have apnea or upper airway resistance that will develop into apnea as they age. Before I changed my oral posture I would even catch myself snoring occasionally. So, is it rude to publicly pick apart people's flaws? Maybe, but these celebrities are public figures who make a lot of money by putting themselves out there for attention, so I don't really have a problem with critiquing their appearance for educational purposes.
Mew even says in one of his videos that his main goal here is an expanded market via adults.
This is of course a respectable aim, but I'm doubtful whether his approach to marketing is beneficial in his position. He is already looked as a semi-quack by the mainstream medical community. Videos like this easily enforce this view, making him appear like a substanceless con-artist looking for a quick buck. Which would be a shame, because he seems like a good-willing individual.
A better way for him at the moment would be showing more results, going deeper into the theory through realistic and practical (= not overselling) approaches, and being more available to his followers. The most significant aspect about Orthotropics is: its principles are sound. They are based on truthful reality. A practice that is developed upon fundamental truths will always become more widespread over time by the virtue of people verifying it to be truth themselves. He only has to appear sane and show people that his way truly works. Time will take care of the rest.
As you undergo correction in the near future, please consider keeping records for your own sake and for others. Pictures of dental impressions, scans, medical reports reports can be very helpful even with all personally identifying information blocked out.
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