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LeftofU Donating Member (421 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-15-05 10:28 AM
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82. Gibson predicted this in his book "virtual light"
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  -Briton world's first to beat HIV: reports maddezmom  Nov-13-05 03:46 AM   #0 
  - The religious fundies worst nightmare: AIDS could be cured  bluestateguy   Nov-13-05 03:56 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, makes me think of all the times  tenshi816   Nov-13-05 03:59 AM   #3 
  - They'll declare War on Medicine  shockingelk   Nov-13-05 04:15 AM   #5 
  - Their god  zidzi   Nov-13-05 01:41 PM   #41 
     - is not my god.  nemo137   Nov-14-05 05:05 PM   #76 
  - They believe diseasea- all of them- to be punishment  kgfnally   Nov-13-05 04:11 AM   #4 
  - "They believe disease- all of them- to be punishment"  davekriss   Nov-13-05 07:28 PM   #44 
     - re: step outside "the wisdom of the Bible"  Oregonian   Nov-14-05 10:41 AM   #64 
        - It is filled with the wisdom of poetry and allegory  davekriss   Nov-14-05 11:21 PM   #78 
        - Religion Redux  davekriss   Nov-14-05 11:37 PM   #79 
  - IMHO it is the DRUG companies worst nightmare...  wakeme2008   Nov-13-05 04:53 AM   #9 
  - Wonderful news!  mexicoxpat   Nov-13-05 05:20 AM   #11 
  - what do you mean "unless"? ;-) n/t  progdonkey   Nov-13-05 06:12 AM   #13 
  - Wow! Hope Andrew Stimpson will not be the only success. n/t  Judi Lynn   Nov-13-05 03:58 AM   #2 
  - how I hope this is true; how I hope it can be duplicated  darkmaestro019   Nov-13-05 04:16 AM   #6 
  - I hear you in a way  Old sixties guy   Nov-13-05 06:51 PM   #43 
  - If true this is wonderful  shenmue   Nov-13-05 04:23 AM   #7 
  - It's one guy. And it's too damn late for my best friend.  aquart   Nov-13-05 04:52 AM   #8 
  - Well I'm sorry about your friends  shenmue   Nov-13-05 06:00 AM   #12 
  - dude  progdonkey   Nov-13-05 06:16 AM   #14 
  - Lost my friend too, and understand how you feel  eowyn_of_rohan   Nov-13-05 08:41 AM   #18 
  - Well, I Pretty Damned Sure All My Friends Lost To AIDS Would Be Supportive  cryingshame   Nov-13-05 12:33 PM   #37 
  - My wife TODAY is cross-country at the funeral...  davekriss   Nov-13-05 07:43 PM   #45 
  - It's one person, who was cured by himself?  lizzy   Nov-13-05 11:41 AM   #26 
     - Because if they discover the mechanism whereby his body beat it  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-13-05 12:05 PM   #32 
        - It's not that simple, I'm afraid.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 12:26 PM   #36 
  - amazing wonderful news!  xchrom   Nov-13-05 05:06 AM   #10 
  - Power of the mind baby!!!  shadowknows69   Nov-13-05 07:14 AM   #15 
  - Could it be the hospital covering their ass?  shawn703   Nov-13-05 08:22 AM   #16 
  - Probably not.  Straight Shooter   Nov-13-05 08:45 AM   #19 
  - That would be my bet too. Maybe they accidentally contaminated  lizzy   Nov-13-05 11:42 AM   #27 
     - That would be the most likely case....  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 12:00 PM   #31 
        - Just like people going to fertility clinics in rare cases end up with  lizzy   Nov-13-05 12:06 PM   #33 
  - Not everyone is sure that this is true  Heaven and Earth   Nov-13-05 08:41 AM   #17 
  - There's more to the article  whatelseisnew   Nov-13-05 08:51 AM   #20 
  - WTF???  RadFemFL   Nov-13-05 10:09 AM   #22 
     - no, once he tested positive  northzax   Nov-13-05 10:29 AM   #23 
     - No, he wouldn't have antibodies.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 11:52 AM   #29 
        - Thanks For That Info. May I Ask, Wouldn't This Person Be Unique In That  cryingshame   Nov-13-05 12:46 PM   #38 
           - Assuming we take the story at face value....yes.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 12:53 PM   #40 
     - No, he has been told he is HIV positive, and since  lizzy   Nov-13-05 11:46 AM   #28 
  - Caution over HIV 'cure' claims  andyarundel   Nov-13-05 09:51 AM   #21 
  - Bottle Andrew Stimpson and sell him - nt  Barkley   Nov-13-05 10:37 AM   #24 
  - Not to throw cold water on this....  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 11:31 AM   #25 
  - Good points.  rayofreason   Nov-13-05 11:53 AM   #30 
  - Funny, I've heard this story half a dozen times now.  sofa king   Nov-13-05 12:17 PM   #34 
  - Yep...when I read this I was nagged by a story I recall  Liberal Veteran   Nov-13-05 12:21 PM   #35 
  - I remember a story from the late '80s or early '90s.  Chemical Bill   Nov-13-05 02:44 PM   #42 
  - It is a hoax for two reasons  cosmicone   Nov-13-05 12:50 PM   #39 
  - UK Guardian: Man claims vitamins cured his HIV  Taxloss   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #46 
  - Big Pharma is going to have him killed.  BrklynLiberal   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #47 
  - Thje vitamin pill manufacturers will protect him  barb162   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #52 
  - .  kgfnally   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #62 
  - The sad thing is, is that  Megahurtz   Nov-14-05 11:17 AM   #66 
     - please just one example of this claim  andyarundel   Nov-15-05 06:59 AM   #80 
  - There are soooo many variable in this...  WindRavenX   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #48 
  - not to throw cold water on this, but  unblock   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #49 
  - But 2 false positives?  politicat   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #50 
  - you're assuming the two false positives are uncorrelated  unblock   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #53 
     - Well, usually when an HIV test comes back positive, a different test is  politicat   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #58 
  - Those are really good points.  barb162   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #51 
  - i got one more for ya --  unblock   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #54 
  - Hadn't thought of that! It would make sense  barb162   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #57 
  - The article I read  capaylib   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #56 
  - That's pretty much my thinking  Monkey see Monkey Do   Nov-14-05 09:51 AM   #63 
  - see also this thread in GLBT forum:  pinto   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #55 
  - I'll believe it when his doctors write him up in a REPUTABLE  kestrel91316   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #59 
  - hate to say it but this guy is probably a fraud  dwickham   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #60 
  - unfortunately, this story doesn't mean anything unless he submits to more  truthisfreedom   Nov-14-05 12:43 AM   #61 
  - Oh come on, he must have done SOMETHING  Megahurtz   Nov-14-05 10:47 AM   #65 
  - Is this the first person in the world to cure himself of HIV?  George Oilwellian   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #67 
  - What if..  ananda   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #68 
  - The article clearly stated...  George Oilwellian   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #73 
  - This is not the first person  zalinda   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #69 
  - Actually, they have....they weren't infected with HIV.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-14-05 10:19 PM   #77 
  - do you have some evidence based studies to .....  andyarundel   Nov-15-05 07:02 AM   #81 
  - I saw this on the BBC...I hope it is not a fake  YOY   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #70 
  - Also I recall cases of women in Africa being able to fight off the virus  whatever4   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #71 
  - I've heard of people not developing  nickinSTL   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #72 
  - I read that people were doing this in the late 80's.  MissMarple   Nov-14-05 12:50 PM   #74 
  - Nothing would please me more but...  William769   Nov-14-05 01:01 PM   #75 
  - Gibson predicted this in his book "virtual light"  LeftofU   Nov-15-05 10:28 AM   #82 
 

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