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  • agitato { Windriven: “One would expect there to be a bias against credulity from a fitness perspective.” Why do you think this? } – Apr 18, 8:03 PM
  • Windriven { “I see nothing wrong here. It is a completely kosher inference. Do you really believe that there is a undiscovered unicorn somewhere in the fossil… } – Apr 18, 7:12 PM
  • Windriven { Weing, Madison, and O have all tried to get you to recognize that you are trying to fit a square peg in a round hole…. } – Apr 18, 6:56 PM
  • Harriet Hall { If you have good evidence that Galileo had good evidence that was suppressed by a conspiracy, to compare yourself to Galileo you would have to… } – Apr 18, 6:23 PM
  • Harriet Hall { “The only way to apply the scientific methods is real time in the lab or with patients” You left something out: systematic observations using controls. } – Apr 18, 6:16 PM
  • MadisonMD { Madison, the whole point of the article was to show that “you can prove a negative”. And, Hank, the conclusion of the article was: You… } – Apr 18, 6:09 PM
  • Harriet Hall { “The much lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity in the Pima Indians in Mexico than in the U.S. indicates that even in populations… } – Apr 18, 6:09 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { @hall. As I suspected a narrow view of the scientific methods. Once a study is completed it is true forever?? Is that true? NO long-term… } – Apr 18, 6:03 PM
  • MadisonMD { That’s what I thought. You don’t have any specifics. But thanks for saying you know more than everybody else yet again. That was very enlightening. } – Apr 18, 6:01 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { Copernicus concepts was the basis for Galileo’s idea a generation earlier, so the evidence was under everyone’s nose or over the nose with a telescope…. } – Apr 18, 5:54 PM
  • lee { Perhaps the best that can be said of these particular forms of Asian woo is that they will not directly contribute to the extinction of… } – Apr 18, 5:39 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { If you all could only read, study, experiment and try outside of your present knowledge base you will understand. “Hello” from downstream, “there are a… } – Apr 18, 5:37 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { “Are you saying we have no common sense, altruism, or honor?” What are you all attempting to accomplish with this blog? Then I will be… } – Apr 18, 5:33 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { Cupping a is valid, safe and viable therapy when used within a plan assault on Trps and myofascial pain and dysfunction. As are masage, adjustments,… } – Apr 18, 5:16 PM
  • Harriet Hall { This is the same Hira Ratan Manek who was caught cheating by a film crew and issued a public apology for lying. Scientists are not… } – Apr 18, 5:12 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { I see nothing wrong here. It is a completely kosher inference. Do you really believe that there is a undiscovered unicorn somewhere in the fossil… } – Apr 18, 4:54 PM
  • brewandferment { Dear Klo, I don’t know if I have any answers for you but I just wanted to tell you I sympathize with you very much–some… } – Apr 18, 4:37 PM
  • Angora Rabbit { There’s time, and I really don’t buy the argument of “no time.” Dear Spouse and I put in a 50hr work week plus operating a… } – Apr 18, 4:23 PM
  • Thor { Mentioned this on Dr. Crislip’s post on cupping, but it’s even more pertinent here. Many years ago, I received indirect moxibustion. Now, after reading, I… } – Apr 18, 3:06 PM
  • n brownlee { Do you even read these links you attach? This Wiki article is a list of people who either were caught cheating while being tested, or… } – Apr 18, 2:57 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { Madison, the whole point of the article was to show that “you can prove a negative”. It is wrong to think that you cannot. I… } – Apr 18, 1:52 PM
  • weing { “This study provides compelling evidence that changes in lifestyle associated with Westernization play a major role in the global epidemic of type 2 diabetes” What… } – Apr 18, 1:51 PM
  • Calli Arcale { Arthur: So how did you get to Earth? Ford: Easy. I got a lift with a teaser. Arthur: What’s a teaser? Ford: Oh, teasers are… } – Apr 18, 1:36 PM
  • Calli Arcale { It depends on the food in question. Some stuff is relatively easy to grow in hothouse conditions, and Bushel Boy’s operations are pretty amazing. It’s… } – Apr 18, 1:25 PM
  • Lucario { Cooking may me you have control of what you put in your mouth, but who has time to cook these days, especially when people often… } – Apr 18, 1:17 PM
  • brewandferment { this is for windriven but there’s no reply for his comment about dogs who like cat poop: google “Sad Dog Diary” by zefrank (a youtube… } – Apr 18, 1:13 PM
  • Jann Bellamy { That’s a tough situation with your family. I can’t really give you legal advice and don’t know where you live (the laws vary) but, assuming… } – Apr 18, 12:50 PM
  • stanmrak { I think maybe NASA (as in space agency) might agree with you. Hira Ratan Manek was a man who submitted himself to NASA for scientific… } – Apr 18, 12:15 PM
  • Peter H Proctor, PhD,MD { Whatever. Fact is, were ignorance bliss, I’d be very happy. However, clearly, I know more about redox control of the cancer process than you, Me… } – Apr 18, 12:13 PM
  • Emily68 { I don’t think it’s any more unhealthy to eat cattle fed on GMO corn than cattle fed on organic corn. However, the use of GMO… } – Apr 18, 12:11 PM
  • Chris { So prove that homeopathy works better than modern medicine. You’ve had several days since I first asked: Answer this direct question: please show that homeopathy… } – Apr 18, 12:10 PM
  • Chris { Come on, Iqbal! Prove that homeopathy is not just a bunch of hooey. Answer this direct question: please show that homeopathy works for these two… } – Apr 18, 12:07 PM
  • Chris { Iqbal, answer this direct question: please show that homeopathy works for these two non-self-limiting diseases: syphilis and rabies. Provide actual scientific documentation that it worked… } – Apr 18, 12:06 PM
  • justsayno { “The much lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity in the Pima Indians in Mexico than in the U.S. indicates that even in populations… } – Apr 18, 12:04 PM
  • stanmrak { This does not preclude the idea that people would live EVEN LONGER with an diet of unprocessed food, combined with SBM. Much of the statistical… } – Apr 18, 12:02 PM
  • Emily68 { Try the herb Gingko biloba, which helps to improve circulation to the ears That reminds me of the story about the guy who says, “I… } – Apr 18, 11:53 AM
  • qetzal { Haven’t you heard? You don’t need to eat at all! Give it all up, and become a Breatharian! } – Apr 18, 11:43 AM
  • stanmrak { Someday, you might realize that we are all living in a science fiction novel. I already know. } – Apr 18, 11:42 AM
  • stanmrak { Mitchell and Webb… they’re comedians, right. More predictable behavior from debunkers. Why don’t you offer a plausible argument instead. Because you don’t have one. } – Apr 18, 11:38 AM
  • stanmrak { Your knowledge of extraterrestrials leaves much to be desired. Why would a species advanced enough to travel across the galaxy want to make contact with… } – Apr 18, 11:36 AM
  • unethical_vegan { erm…how many vegans do you actually know? } – Apr 18, 11:33 AM
  • Dfjo { Here in western Canada we are presently being “Blessed” by the fruits of the Dutch ‘assumed’ medicine community, the epidemic of measles can attest to… } – Apr 18, 10:57 AM
  • n brownlee { ““smart” is “someone who believes aliens traveled light years to Earth, to buzz a few planes, then left no proof” You forgot the crop circles…. } – Apr 18, 10:48 AM
  • David Gorski { But that is a defining characteristic of SCAM, its proponents develop resistance to disconfirming facts faster than gonorrhea to antibiotics. Heh. I’m going to have… } – Apr 18, 10:25 AM
  • Dave { I think WLU’s point about “how many would have died without treatment” is meant to show the context of how some iatrogenic harms occur. As… } – Apr 18, 10:03 AM
  • Windriven { I think you’re on to something, weing. My dog has a taste for cat sh!t. AND she appears to be free of cancer. Nickersonian proof!… } – Apr 18, 10:00 AM
  • goodnightirene { Who funds all these silly and useless studies from Asia? The entire system seems to be rotten to the core with funders and practitioners alike… } – Apr 18, 9:55 AM
  • klo { Reading this told me nothing new or shocking, yet that familiar sick feeling I get in my stomach when something my family has been earnestly… } – Apr 18, 9:48 AM
  • Dave { the middle paragraph should read “less than 2000 kcal/wk” for the 18/10000 incidence. There’s no edit capability on these posts unfortunately, and I’ve been up… } – Apr 18, 9:27 AM
  • Josh { This seems like flawed rationale to me to say “hours of looking down leads to kyphosis, an HVLA thrust that lasts a SECOND will correct… } – Apr 18, 9:16 AM
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