Deja Vu all over again!

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Jul 2 02:34:38 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-07-01 at 13:12 +0100, 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.

Demonstrable how? Even the particle physics guys are claiming that
everything is connected at the sub-atomic particle level. So, maybe my
intentions can effect you? It's not ~impossible~, maybe improbable is a
better word, but there is no dead proof that can deny the effect exists.

Does the Sun think? It's incredibly large and dense, just maybe it
thinks on a scale we cannot conceive of? It's been reported that when
meteors are about to strike the Sun, a plasma jet reaches out to burn
the asteroid up before it actually strikes the surface. Early warning
system? Self protection from "pain"? Can you prove that the Sun doesn't
think? Hell, you nor I can prove either which way yet, but that doesn't
preclude the possibility. Maybe we're not worth talking to. 

So, we're merely left with speculation. Since the Universe was one
thing, at one time before time, maybe it thought? Super cold = super
conductive, right?  When it spread itself, did it become destroyed and
no longer thinking, or vastened, still thinking? Heh, and we're part of
that. Ergo, who's to say that some Bushman in the Outback has it wrong?
Not me. I haven't unraveled the mysteries to Life, the Universe and
Everything. Not yet. But, neither has anyone else. <chuckles> :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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