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bemildred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-03-10 08:22 PM
Response to Reply #15
18. That's OK.
I wander when I feel like it.

Science is not scientism, but a lot of what purports to be science is not science either. Those who "believe" in "science" are as subject to their dogmas as any other believers.

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  -Food Allergies - Fact, Fiction and Fad HuckleB  Oct-03-10 06:18 PM   #0 
  - I'm over 65 and never heard of 'peanut allergy' until a few years ago.  S Calawag   Oct-03-10 06:22 PM   #1 
  - When I was a little kid an older relative had a mystery illness  ThomasQED   Oct-03-10 06:32 PM   #3 
     - Back then, it was called "Sprue," and it was probably just as  MineralMan   Oct-03-10 07:15 PM   #5 
     - The kind of wheat we eat these days  tabatha   Oct-03-10 08:32 PM   #24 
  - interesting article  tabatha   Oct-03-10 06:32 PM   #2 
  - Yes, the peanut issue is of concern.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 07:13 PM   #4 
  - I love posting those studies  Warpy   Oct-04-10 12:20 PM   #46 
     - Good point about contamination...  SidDithers   Oct-04-10 04:34 PM   #55 
        - I see my bumbling fingers and inability to proofread  Warpy   Oct-04-10 05:06 PM   #56 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-10 09:28 AM   #40 
  - Diet definitely affects ones sense of well-being.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 07:19 PM   #6 
  - The matter of being illiterate goes further, for many, however.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 07:36 PM   #9 
     - Well no, that is illogical or unscientific or whatever, but it is not illiterate.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 07:53 PM   #10 
        - You are correct.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 07:57 PM   #11 
           - Well, I'm OK with that. Innumeracy, scientism, etc.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 08:11 PM   #14 
              - I have no idea how that connects to the discussion at hand.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:14 PM   #15 
                 - That's OK.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 08:22 PM   #18 
                    - What constitutes a "belief" in science to you?  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:23 PM   #19 
                       - That's it, I'm done, you want to argue now.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 08:31 PM   #22 
                          - WOW!  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:38 PM   #26 
                             - I'm not the one that appears to have "strong beliefs" here.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 08:45 PM   #28 
                                - So what is your definition of science?  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 09:43 PM   #31 
                                   - I'm not upset, I'm amused.  bemildred   Oct-03-10 10:49 PM   #35 
                                      - Do you equate that with "scientism?"  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 11:22 PM   #36 
                                         - That's ridiculous. I said nothing of the sort. Not the same thing at all.  bemildred   Oct-04-10 08:21 AM   #39 
                                            - I'm just trying to get a clarification on your beliefs.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 10:06 AM   #41 
                                               - I was trained as a mathematician, I don't have beliefs, I have doubts.  bemildred   Oct-04-10 10:19 AM   #42 
                                                  - That's a nice claim.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 11:40 AM   #43 
                                                     - So, you doubt my word? nt  bemildred   Oct-04-10 12:05 PM   #44 
                                                     - You still haven't answered the question.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 12:08 PM   #45 
                                                     - I have, but you didn't accept the answer.  bemildred   Oct-04-10 12:32 PM   #47 
                                                     - You have not answered the question.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 12:33 PM   #48 
                                                     - I don't have to do squat.  bemildred   Oct-04-10 12:42 PM   #49 
                                                     - I know full well what an ad hominem attack is.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 12:49 PM   #50 
                                                     - Well, this has been entertaining, but I really must go.  bemildred   Oct-04-10 12:51 PM   #52 
                                                     - I guess you think evading questions is entertaining.  HuckleB   Oct-04-10 12:53 PM   #53 
  - So people notice their reaction to certain foods and label it "allergy"  KurtNYC   Oct-03-10 07:25 PM   #7 
  - Hogwash.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 07:34 PM   #8 
  - You seem to be saying that people who notice food / feeling combos  KurtNYC   Oct-03-10 08:02 PM   #12 
     - In other words, your only response is to put words in my mouth.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:09 PM   #13 
        - wait, you said you "would love see this studied from a psychology standpoint"  KurtNYC   Oct-03-10 08:26 PM   #20 
           - Hardly.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:29 PM   #21 
              - is condescension an ad hominem attack ?  KurtNYC   Oct-03-10 09:09 PM   #29 
                 - Perhaps it is.  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 09:44 PM   #32 
  - +100 n/t  HysteryDiagnosis   Oct-03-10 08:17 PM   #16 
  - .  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 08:21 PM   #17 
  - Yep, I agree.  tabatha   Oct-03-10 08:32 PM   #23 
     - Yeah, mine got much better when I made some "lifestyle changes".  bemildred   Oct-03-10 08:35 PM   #25 
  - This is a really biased and rude  KT2000   Oct-03-10 08:42 PM   #27 
  - agreed  tabatha   Oct-03-10 09:21 PM   #30 
  - Any excuse to ignore the real world, right?  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 09:46 PM   #34 
  - Oh, no. Someone challenged a huge percentage of people who are doing what?  HuckleB   Oct-03-10 09:45 PM   #33 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-10 01:36 AM   #37 
  - Food allergies are interesting to me....  Dorian Gray   Oct-04-10 06:12 AM   #38 
  - She was a dolt  supernova   Oct-04-10 12:49 PM   #51 
     - I agree  Dorian Gray   Oct-06-10 05:47 AM   #59 
  - Self diagnosed food sensitivities drive me nuts...  SidDithers   Oct-04-10 04:23 PM   #54 
  - A little more on the topic, re: the recent "bully" study.  HuckleB   Oct-05-10 05:58 PM   #57 
  - "Self-dramatizing"???  Manifestor_of_Light   Oct-06-10 02:16 AM   #58 
     - Thus, you actually have food allergies.  HuckleB   Oct-06-10 09:58 AM   #60 
 

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