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HuckleB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-21-10 11:44 AM
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81. Closing the Door on Homeopathy
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  -What are your honest thoughts on homeopathy? POLL EvolveOrConvolve  Mar-12-10 05:52 PM   #0 
  - I think what two consenting adults do in the privacy of their bedroom is --  Newsjock   Mar-12-10 05:53 PM   #1 
  - LOL - I just had a serious DU Lounge deja' vu moment  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 05:56 PM   #2 
  - I don't think it works, and wouldn't recommend it...  LeftishBrit   Mar-12-10 05:56 PM   #3 
  - Snake oil must work for SOMETHING. n/t  donco6   Mar-12-10 05:59 PM   #4 
  - Sure. If your snake needs a lube job, nothing else will do.  MineralMan   Mar-12-10 07:53 PM   #25 
     - On that, we find perfect agreement. n/t  donco6   Mar-12-10 10:37 PM   #32 
  - Have relatives who swear by it  elfin   Mar-12-10 05:59 PM   #5 
  - Is it homeopathic remedies they use, or naturopathic remedies?  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:02 PM   #6 
  - LOL!  HuckleB   Mar-12-10 08:54 PM   #26 
  - The scientific method is your friend when it comes to exposing such frauds  ProgressiveProfessor   Mar-12-10 06:04 PM   #7 
  - According to my fundie co-worker  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:16 PM   #11 
  - Quackery  Cirque du So-What   Mar-12-10 06:10 PM   #8 
  - I chose the first choice but with one exception  Warpy   Mar-12-10 06:11 PM   #9 
  - That's an interesting idea  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:18 PM   #12 
     - Actually, I did. That didn't mean they didn't also have some legitimate  Warpy   Mar-12-10 06:33 PM   #19 
        - So these patients had their own homeopathic remedies that they brought with them?  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:37 PM   #22 
        - No, doctors don't prescribe useless snake oil.  Warpy   Mar-12-10 09:03 PM   #30 
           - well, there are homeopathic MDs, for sure  Celebration   Mar-13-10 07:46 PM   #47 
        - It makes sense to me that homeopathy would be really good  Chemisse   Mar-13-10 06:27 AM   #38 
  - I don't know what you're talking about but I don't like it. No Siree, I don't like it one bit.  BlueJazz   Mar-12-10 06:14 PM   #10 
  - You don't know what it is? Or you don't like it?  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:19 PM   #13 
     - Sorry....That line is from some movie. This guy was asking a question...  BlueJazz   Mar-13-10 03:44 PM   #42 
        - Oh, oops! My lack of knowledge of cultural references is showing  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-14-10 01:49 PM   #52 
  - How about blood letting. nt  HBravo   Mar-12-10 06:22 PM   #14 
  - That's a different form of alt medicine.  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:26 PM   #15 
     - nt  HBravo   Mar-12-10 06:29 PM   #16 
  - Other: I don't really care.  bemildred   Mar-12-10 06:30 PM   #17 
  - I'm against interferring too - I don't want someone telling me what to do with my body  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:34 PM   #20 
  - That is a tougher question.  bemildred   Mar-12-10 07:00 PM   #24 
  - Since when is murder a parental right?  laconicsax   Mar-12-10 10:48 PM   #34 
     - LOL.  bemildred   Mar-13-10 07:19 AM   #39 
  - Jail for parents who allowed daughter to die  HuckleB   Mar-12-10 08:58 PM   #28 
  - I draw it at the vendors and advertisers making claims for the stuff  Posteritatis   Mar-21-10 05:37 PM   #83 
  - It's not a health care choice.  HuckleB   Mar-12-10 08:56 PM   #27 
  - I think the same of it as I do of heteropathy.  elocs   Mar-12-10 06:32 PM   #18 
  - Hey, we're a big tent!  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:35 PM   #21 
  - I just realized a flaw in my poll  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-12-10 06:44 PM   #23 
  - I don't know.  HuckleB   Mar-12-10 08:59 PM   #29 
  - It depends on what it is.  Quantess   Mar-12-10 10:26 PM   #31 
  - None of those things are homeopathy.  laconicsax   Mar-12-10 10:39 PM   #33 
     - You're right. I posted before thinking.  Quantess   Mar-12-10 11:16 PM   #35 
        - For good reason.  laconicsax   Mar-12-10 11:57 PM   #36 
           - Interesting. Thank you for the primer, distinguishing it from alternative medicine.  Quantess   Mar-13-10 12:23 AM   #37 
  - Shit and sugar, nothing more...nt  SidDithers   Mar-13-10 10:25 AM   #40 
  - I don't believe homeopathy works  Crunchy Frog   Mar-13-10 12:59 PM   #41 
  - An interesting spread among the results so far.  Orrex   Mar-13-10 04:13 PM   #43 
  - I find it odd that there are so many who have not even tried  Tumbulu   Mar-13-10 07:03 PM   #44 
  - +1  BuddhaGirl   Mar-13-10 07:39 PM   #45 
  - Oh Boy.  HuckleB   Mar-13-10 07:43 PM   #46 
  - I'm interested to see what  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-13-10 08:26 PM   #48 
  - The mechanism claimed seems nonsensical and or beyond my comprehension,  Tumbulu   Mar-13-10 08:51 PM   #49 
     - And you haven't looked into the reasons for the supposed "real effect?"  HuckleB   Mar-18-10 11:09 PM   #67 
        - As I said in my post above it does not make sense to me  Tumbulu   Mar-19-10 12:16 AM   #68 
           - A practical person looks at actual evidence and plausibility, IMO.  HuckleB   Mar-19-10 08:55 AM   #69 
           - Homeopathy Gets a Reality Check in the UK  HuckleB   Mar-19-10 12:27 PM   #70 
           - I work in a lab  TZ   Mar-20-10 10:38 AM   #72 
              - You have limited yourself to what your mind can understand and quantify  Tumbulu   Mar-20-10 06:14 PM   #73 
                 - Any way you look at homeopathy, it doesn't work.  HuckleB   Mar-20-10 07:30 PM   #75 
                 - The laws of physics and biology  TZ   Mar-22-10 06:33 AM   #85 
                 - A complete lack of a theoretical basis for it working...  Deep13   Mar-23-10 03:03 PM   #86 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-10 10:35 AM   #50 
  - I have never tried bleeding with leeches or putting horseshit on a sore to cure it  uppityperson   Mar-14-10 12:10 PM   #51 
     - Have I posted something insulting?  Tumbulu   Mar-14-10 03:30 PM   #54 
        - Yes, you have.  HuckleB   Mar-14-10 06:50 PM   #55 
        - no, you didn't  BuddhaGirl   Mar-14-10 08:59 PM   #58 
        - So it is ok to insult someone because someone else somewhere else insulted someone too?  uppityperson   Mar-14-10 10:27 PM   #61 
           - +1  HuckleB   Mar-14-10 10:50 PM   #62 
           - of course not  BuddhaGirl   Mar-15-10 10:02 AM   #65 
        - "Smacks of a closed mind, or perhaps perfectly funded health insurance."  uppityperson   Mar-14-10 10:25 PM   #60 
  - These arguments here are off-base.  astral   Mar-14-10 02:24 PM   #53 
  - The people here who object most strenuously to homeopathy understand it quite well  Orrex   Mar-14-10 07:02 PM   #57 
  - +1...  SidDithers   Mar-14-10 10:58 PM   #64 
  - Where is the scientific evidence for the "vibrations" you speak of?  The Genealogist   Mar-17-10 09:36 PM   #66 
  - OK, since everybody else is using Argumentum ad Anecdote...  onager   Mar-19-10 07:52 PM   #71 
     - You'd eat a dog turd?  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-20-10 08:13 PM   #76 
  - Homeopathic A&E  HuckleB   Mar-14-10 06:52 PM   #56 
  - I bought what I thought was a natural remedy that turned out to be a homeopathic remedy instead  eShirl   Mar-14-10 10:14 PM   #59 
  - Me too actually - so I should have chosen the second option rather than the first  LeftishBrit   Mar-20-10 06:35 PM   #74 
  - The Power Of The Mind's Ability To Buy Into Suggestion Has Long Been Noted...  HuckleB   Mar-14-10 10:51 PM   #63 
  - Other: I do not believe homeopathy works because I am not stupid.  LeftyMom   Mar-20-10 08:37 PM   #77 
  - You said it, not me  EvolveOrConvolve   Mar-20-10 10:48 PM   #78 
     - Blunt is one of my best things.  LeftyMom   Mar-20-10 11:38 PM   #79 
  - I use it regularly and recommend it often to others  BuddhaGirl   Mar-21-10 11:39 AM   #80 
  - Specifically when do you use homeopathy and what exactly do you do?  ZombieHorde   Mar-22-10 01:30 AM   #84 
  - Closing the Door on Homeopathy  HuckleB   Mar-21-10 11:44 AM   #81 
  - Nothing but lies, quackery and idiocy, with its advocates being either dupes or frauds. (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-21-10 05:35 PM   #82 
  - Quackery and BS.  Odin2005   Mar-25-10 04:05 PM   #87 
 

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