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Dr. Frank's Homeopathic Spray

  1. Jun 8, 2008 #1
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  4. Jun 8, 2008 #3
    Haha, he has quite the candor! The results of his personal test are predictable to say the least.

    He brings up a good point that I also was thinking: Someone could really hurt themselves if lulled into a false since of wellness. I can just picture a poor old man trying to play tennis again after a couple weeks of Dr. Frank... :frown:
     
  5. Jun 8, 2008 #4

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    Conversely, if your aches and pains went away with a spritz of water and wishful thinking, then you probably didn't have any serious injury to worry about in the first place. Also, two weeks is a reasonable time for most bumps and bruises to go away on their own, so if a product tells you to use it for two weeks to treat an injury, there's a good chance the pain will go away in that two week time, with or without the treatment.

    I'll bet it does a good job of treating hypochondriacs though.
     
  6. Jun 21, 2009 #5
    I once heard someone ask...

    "If the principles of homeopathy are sound, why is there not homeopathic birth control?"
     
  7. Jun 21, 2009 #6

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    There is. With enough kids around, pretty soon one becomes uninterested in having more. :smile:
     
  9. Jun 21, 2009 #8
    This family begs to differ
    http://www.duggarfamily.com/
     
  10. Jun 21, 2009 #9

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    Obviously, for that family the equation requires large values of "enough."
     
  11. Jun 21, 2009 #10
    Impossible, that family has a non-denumerable amount of children. They have so many, it seems that the children make up a continuum.
     
  12. Jun 21, 2009 #11

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    Or a woman eventually goes through menopause. You just have to take it a VERY long time for it to become effective...35 or 40 years. :rofl:
     
  13. Jul 7, 2009 #12
    Homeopathy is such a load of pseudo-scientific BS, it's almost funny. I don't understand how people can buy into such obvious frauds.
     
  14. Jul 7, 2009 #13
    Wellllll... billions of people are completely convinced of the existence of all sorts of fairies, devils, and big men in the sky...

    Homeopathy is a monument to logic compared to many of the various common crackpot conspiracy creation/death stories. There is no sea floor to the fathomless depths of fallacy in which humans can and do sink. Consequently, there is no end to the menagerie of ways to accrue economic gains by manipulation of said beliefs.
     
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