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Tetenterre
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Re: Homeopathy

#1141 Post by Tetenterre » June 22nd, 2014, 3:15 pm

Latest post of the previous page:

Back to teh German soccer players: I bet it's not only homeopathy they use....
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Re: Homeopathy

#1142 Post by Alan H » June 22nd, 2014, 3:21 pm

Tetenterre wrote:Back to teh German soccer players: I bet it's not only homeopathy they use....

A bit like the Windsors...they use proper medicines and proper hospitals (albeit private ones) when they actually have something wrong with them...
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Re: Homeopathy

#1143 Post by Alan H » July 29th, 2014, 11:20 pm

Alan Henness

There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1144 Post by Dave B » July 30th, 2014, 9:22 am

Wish I could read the banned comments!

We can only hope that Tredinnick is going to reach a point where he gets sectioned.
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Re: Homeopathy

#1145 Post by Nick » August 23rd, 2014, 1:18 pm

Maybe Tredinnick should try phrenology, and have his bumps felt....

I'm ashamed to have him in the Commons, where, apparently, he is known as the MP for Holland and Barrett.... :sad2:

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Re: Homeopathy

#1146 Post by sandymere » August 26th, 2014, 12:45 pm

“It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.”
John Kenneth Galbraith

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Re: Homeopathy

#1147 Post by Dave B » August 26th, 2014, 12:53 pm

sandymere wrote:“It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.”
John Kenneth Galbraith
Maybe for the individual, if they have no responsibility to or for anyone else . . .
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Re: Homeopathy

#1148 Post by Alan H » August 31st, 2014, 4:47 pm

Alan Henness

There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1149 Post by Alan H » September 28th, 2014, 1:43 am

This could go in any number of topics, but homeopaths, psychics and other assorted quacks get a well-deserved bashing. On top of that, it is a fantastic performance by Derren Brown. If you want to be mesmerised, an hour well-spent: Derren Brown: Infamous
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There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1150 Post by Maria Mac » October 1st, 2014, 1:28 pm

Important news about how homeopathic 'remedies' are made - see the bit about uranium. :hilarity:

http://www.reddit.com/r/skeptic/comment ... hich_make/

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Re: Homeopathy

#1151 Post by Tetenterre » December 22nd, 2014, 1:19 pm

This is what a sensible court judgement on homeopathy looks like:
https://www.comcourts.gov.au/file/Feder ... ent/508965
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Re: Homeopathy

#1152 Post by Alan H » December 22nd, 2014, 2:05 pm

Tetenterre wrote:This is what a sensible court judgement on homeopathy looks like:
https://www.comcourts.gov.au/file/Feder ... ent/508965

Indeed. It'll be good to read the 97-page judgment when it's published. The homeopaths will be furious, or course...
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There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1153 Post by Tetenterre » December 22nd, 2014, 3:54 pm

Cue: Much wailing, special pleading and gnashing of teeth ... then another plea for funds...
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Re: Homeopathy

#1154 Post by Alan H » December 22nd, 2014, 4:59 pm

Indeed. It presumably broke a law that was made up on the spot by the judge; made up by Big Pharma to stop people knowing about the miracle that is homeopathy and to protect their profits; enforced by said judge who is (obviously) in their pocket...


I'm not kidding by the way. I've seen all of those and worse...
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There are three fundamental questions for anyone advocating Brexit:

1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1155 Post by Tetenterre » December 23rd, 2014, 12:07 pm

Alan H wrote:I'm not kidding by the way. I've seen all of those and worse...
I don't need convincing. David Gorski's description "wretched hives of scum and antivaccine quackery" is apt here as well, I believe.
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Re: Homeopathy

#1156 Post by Tetenterre » December 24th, 2014, 11:41 am

Alan H wrote: It'll be good to read the 97-page judgment when it's published.
Yer tiz; just ploughing through it now...
http://www.judgments.fedcourt.gov.au/ju ... 014fca1412
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Re: Homeopathy

#1157 Post by stevenw888 » March 2nd, 2015, 2:34 pm

How to pay at your local homeopathy store
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Re: Homeopathy

#1158 Post by Dave B » March 2nd, 2015, 4:11 pm

:hilarity:
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Re: Homeopathy

#1159 Post by Ken H » March 3rd, 2015, 3:56 pm

The American Medical College of Homeopathy has filed Chapter 7 under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and closed its doors.

Only 15-20 schools in the U.S. left to go... :penguin:

http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog ... l?page=all
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Re: Homeopathy

#1160 Post by Alan H » March 3rd, 2015, 5:03 pm

Great news for the health of Arizonians!
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1. What, precisely, are the significant and tangible benefits of leaving the EU?
2. What damage to the UK and its citizens is an acceptable price to pay for those benefits?
3. Which ruling of the ECJ is most persuasive of the need to leave its jurisdiction?

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Re: Homeopathy

#1161 Post by Nick » April 26th, 2015, 10:22 am


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