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  • Harriet Hall { Are you saying we have no common sense, altruism, or honor? Are you intentionally insulting us? Are you saying medicine is worthless unless it offers… } – Apr 17, 10:27 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Don’t flag ‘em, then it must linger like a dead woodchuck on the site. Contact Paul and let him know. } – Apr 17, 10:22 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Oh, I get it – as long as you totally redefine “toxic” to mean something completely novel and different from every existing sense of the… } – Apr 17, 10:20 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Hey stan, where was that big and lethal E. coli outbreak a couple years back traced to? Oh yeah, a German organic farm. Tell me… } – Apr 17, 10:16 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Oh Stan, just when I think you can’t get any stupider, you pull out something like this. Gosh, you lovable, credulous moron. Never change, just… } – Apr 17, 10:14 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { I disagree with the point being made that drug companies provide an important educational service to physicians. Sure maybe to lazy physicians or those who… } – Apr 17, 10:12 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Well, God was a Buddhist… } – Apr 17, 10:07 PM
  • mho { Natural Grocers seems to be mostly in the west, but I’d avoid them too. They actively campaign for quack full employment bills (health freedom) AND… } – Apr 17, 10:04 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { You really do not know anything about logic. Do you happen to know that one of the greatest discoveries in science, logic and mathematics was… } – Apr 17, 10:04 PM
  • Windriven { “Is this not proving a negative? “he demonstrated that his astronomical observations were not consistent with the geocentric model.”” Are you frigging kidding me? You… } – Apr 17, 9:50 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Harriet I hope you will educate yourself, for the sake of your patients. This is serious. There are way too many MDs like you, who… } – Apr 17, 9:49 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Justsayno, do you really think that patients are unaware of the fact that they should eat less processed foods, more fruits and vegetables, and get… } – Apr 17, 9:42 PM
  • Windriven { “The fact still stands you know jack about logic” Is that how you learned debate, Hank? Caught with your foolishness hanging out and the best… } – Apr 17, 9:40 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { Is this not proving a negative? “he demonstrated that his astronomical observations were not consistent with the geocentric model.” Let me get this straight he… } – Apr 17, 9:35 PM
  • Windriven { Which demonstrates that the average sports reporter is dumber than a Froot Loop. Or at least that one reporter. } – Apr 17, 9:28 PM
  • Angora Rabbit { Good point. We call it “Whole Paycheck” here. How to gouge the consumer whilst convincing them they are getting good value. Sure, they may be… } – Apr 17, 9:27 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { Winddriven, The fact still stands you know jack about logic. We prove negatives all the time. Cute cartoon btw. } – Apr 17, 9:24 PM
  • Windriven { “Oh wait I forgot around here we believe that you can not prove a negative… Shh don’t tell that to Galileo…” Jesus Hank, where the… } – Apr 17, 9:21 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { A couple of points on the “Galileo Gambit” and the assertion that “Galileo; you know why Galileo is respected? Because he attacked the claims of… } – Apr 17, 9:10 PM
  • Dave { Don Kardong, an Olympic marathoner and quite a humorist, was once asked by a reporter when he was training for the Montreal Olympics about his… } – Apr 17, 9:01 PM
  • Windriven { From the article that you linked: “1. If unicorns had existed, then there is evidence in the fossil record. 2. There is no evidence of… } – Apr 17, 8:40 PM
  • Windriven { Go here: http://xkcd.com/1052/ Pay close attention to the first cell. } – Apr 17, 8:28 PM
  • Windriven { Many of us here would celebrate humanity and fairness. It’s all the exclusions that you list that isolate you in this crowd. } – Apr 17, 8:21 PM
  • mouse { My sisters talk about how we all used to run behind the mosquito fogging truck. I don’t remember it…I guess I was too young. } – Apr 17, 8:15 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { You have not read or studied an of the articles or text. Why are you guys here just to throw spitballs???? Acupuncture is not what… } – Apr 17, 8:12 PM
  • Hank Nickerson { Wow the Amazing Randi has really warped some minds around here. People do not know the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning around here. There… } – Apr 17, 8:10 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { Let me try a different angle. If someone here spends a week reading and analyzing research articles on wound care and concludes that cream X… } – Apr 17, 8:06 PM
  • n brownlee { Male deer are ferocious in the spring, and so are wild turkeys, the bastards. I’ve known quite a few ferocious cows, too, that would knock… } – Apr 17, 7:59 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { I know I’m an oddball to this group! That is because I know better that to think “science” without common sense, altruism and honor is… } – Apr 17, 7:42 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { I wonder what happens of those patients do not get chemotherapy and radiation, and what would happen if they got both – but no vitamin… } – Apr 17, 7:30 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Yeah…you’re the one who brought up Galileo Hank, not us. And you brought him up in the context of “persecution = correctness”, which is wrong…. } – Apr 17, 7:28 PM
  • Stephen S. Rodrigues, MD { I know you don’t care about people just damming me (easy target), we need less antibiotics, less surgeries, less technology and more humanity, old school… } – Apr 17, 7:20 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Galileo is respected now because he produced good data to support his iconoclasm; data that was impossible to argue with, once you looked through his… } – Apr 17, 7:19 PM
  • squirrelelite { They get a lot of those degenerative diseases because they live long enough to degenerate, thanks to SBM and better nutrition, among other things. } – Apr 17, 7:03 PM
  • squirrelelite { I think what it said was that just about all chemicals are “suspected carcinogens” because only a tiny few have been completely ruled out as… } – Apr 17, 7:02 PM
  • Chris { mouse: “My MIL is often recommending pesticide or herbicide (and giving “wonderful” plant that turn out to be terribly invasive, too, urrgh).” That sounds familiar…. } – Apr 17, 7:00 PM
  • Sawyer { Since you’re harping on the Galileo Gambit, I’ll do your homework for you. I don’t thin it would be considered an informal logical fallacy, but… } – Apr 17, 6:44 PM
  • Windriven { Indeed. Good thought. I heard a snippet of a radio interview of a guy who had written a book on educational strategies. The part that… } – Apr 17, 6:40 PM
  • Windriven { “You would not know logic, if Quine slapped you in the face.” How long did it take you to find Quine? It is clear you’ve… } – Apr 17, 6:34 PM
  • MadisonMD { Wow, Stan, just wow! It must be difficult to live in a science fiction novel. I really don’t know how you do it. You forgot… } – Apr 17, 6:27 PM
  • Sawyer { If we surveyed adults (excluding employees of Kellogg), how many do you think accept the premise that Froot Loops are the most healthy breakfast food?… } – Apr 17, 6:26 PM
  • Zoe { I think I read the article too fast. WF doesn’t publish this magazine right? I never shop at WF, but Meijer has tons of stupid… } – Apr 17, 6:20 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Ach, the whole “100 mile” thing is terrible for places with winters. Just Food by James McWilliams talks about how emphasizing locavorism during the winter… } – Apr 17, 6:14 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { For the longest time I was certain that some branch of the horse family had evolved to be carnivorous, but extensive searching keeps turning up… } – Apr 17, 6:09 PM
  • justsayno { ” You contradict yourself. You say “Diabetes 2 is entirely (or nearly entirely) a result of overly processed food, and an inactive lifestyle.” and then… } – Apr 17, 6:09 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Not sure about a study, but SBM’s own Scott Gavura has discussed this in the past: http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-drug-expiry-date-a-necessary-safety-measure-or-yet-another-big-pharma-conspiracy/ } – Apr 17, 6:07 PM
  • stanmrak { Hellyer’s only reporting what he knows from personal experience, and he has nothing to gain by coming out. The fact that he had an idea… } – Apr 17, 6:06 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { If you found Bottled Up too hysterical, then may I suggest the cool, dispassionate prose and analysis of Joan Wolf’s Is Breast Best? instead? Barston… } – Apr 17, 6:03 PM
  • stanmrak { You haven’t done too much research, apparently. We can see what happens to cultures that migrate from a diet of whole unprocessed foods to processed… } – Apr 17, 5:59 PM
  • stanmrak { You’re going to boycott a store because they sell a magazine that you disagree with. Every grocery store sells magazines and vitamin supplements. Most packaged… } – Apr 17, 5:52 PM
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