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K-W Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-17-05 11:14 AM
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84. You are muddling the facts.
"Disease and other things that require healing...the effect of healing on them, have to be measured by the person who has or has not been healed"

That is simply not true. A viral infection is cleared when the virus is gone. A bone ceases to be broken when it fuses. In the large majority of medical situations the patient has no way of knowing whether the treatment has been successful or not. The patient can only attest to those symptoms they are concious of. Often the symptoms last after the treatment has been successful. Someone who just had heart surgery might not feel better than they did before the surgery. It doesnt mean they still have the same heart problem.

"The placebo effect is, an effect...right? However it comes, the reality is always prescribed to certain degree by the person that is being healed."

No the reality is not prescribed by anyone. Reality is reality. it is not prescribed. The placebo effect is not mystical. People who recieve treatments tend to report lessened symptoms regardless of the efficacy of the treatment. Which actually contradits your point that patients know when they are healed.

"Another words, if you want to receive a healing...you must submit to it yourself and then measure it yourself...it's not hard to do and there are 'healers' within and outside of religion...some healers are more like 'Quantum Physicians' then your typical Benny Hinn type showman faith helers."

No, if I want to ACTUALLY be healed, I do not measure it myself. I know that doing so would be foolish because my ability to measure my health status is very poor since I lack the knowledge and equipment to do so.
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