The Truth About Homeopathy

An excellent piece by Ben Goldacre and I strongly suggest reading it all. One bit:

we know that brand packaging on painkillers increases pain relief.

Advertising makes you better? Who knew?

2 comments on “The Truth About Homeopathy

  1. Thank you very much. I am printing this article to give to my wife. Perhaps the cash I save on those absurd little pills can be turned over to Ron Paul’s presidential campaign.

  2. David VV,

    A Homoeopath told me the following once in all seriousness and I think this could be a real money saver for unpersuadable believers.

    If the homoeopathic medicine you need is unavailable, write the name of the homoeopathic medicine together with the ailment on a piece of paper, fold it up and place it underneath a glass of distilled water. Cover the glass with a piece of black cloth and leave it for 24 hours!

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