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Old Feb 17th 2010, 11:02 PM
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Default Re: Alternative Medicine

Originally Posted by SMadsen View Post
As a natural skeptic, I can't trust a product that takes faith in order to work. Unfortunately, this also means that it's not rocket science to figure out it's an extremely lucrative market.
Big pharma discovered that fact long ago. In the US physicians now achieve godlike status similar to successful televangelists. I'm not saying all natural and synthetic medicines are useless but faith is a big factor. Otherwise placebos would be extinct.
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