Deja Vu all over again!

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Sat Jul 2 01:49:17 UTC 2011

On 07/01/2011 05:16 PM, Joep L. Blom wrote:
> On 01/07/11 14:12, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 1 July 2011 12:57, Ben Darby<bendarb at> wrote:
>>> * Liam Proven (lproven at wrote:
>>>> On 1 July 2011 07:31, Jordon Bedwell<jordon at> wrote:
>>>>> On 07/01/2011 01:23 AM, Ric Moore wrote:
>>>>>> Heh, I certainly believe in acupuncture and bee stings for relief for
>>>>>> arthritis, as they have worked for me. Millions of others do
>>>>>> too... but
>>>>>> they're all just ~gullible~ Chinese, who will shortly own us all.
>>>>> I've only been to the chiropractor once and I've done acupuncture
>>>>> once too
>>>>> and each time I walked out of the place feeling ready to take on
>>>>> the entire
>>>>> world. Especially with the chiropractor because he certainly showed
>>>>> me that
>>>>> my back really was messed up from sitting improperly in my chair
>>>>> for so long
>>>>> everyday, I didn't even know it was messed up until I I could the
>>>>> difference.
>>>> It wasn't messed up. Chiropractors are charlatans; all backs creak
>>>> like that, it's normal. I am sure most believer fervently in what they
>>>> do, but it's bogus.
>>>> Acupuncture cures nothing, *but* the transient placebo effect does
>>>> provide pain relief. Needles stuck in at random will do this, though,
>>>> as will fake needles, sugar pills and saline injections. It's just
>>>> flim-flam. All the stuff about "meridians" and "qi" is nonsense.
>>> And you're concerned about people spreading misinformation...
>> I can produce solid evidence that these statements are true. They are
>> objective, demonstrable fact.
> second this wholeheartedly!
> Quacks like witch-doctors, herbalists, chiropractors. acupuncturists,
> etc. etc. have only one interest: their own pocket.
> We have here in Holland a famous case of a very capable actress who died
> needlessly by the (in)actions of acupuncturists and a faith healer!.
> If you have problems with your body go to a qualified doctor and let him
> decide on the best treatment. That is the only good way in a civilized
> country.
> Joep (M.D. retired).

You know what they call what a doctor does?


They just "practice" medicine.


"A good moral character is the first essential in a man." George Washington

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