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House of Numbers

  1. Feb 20, 2010 #1
    I figured this was deserving of a mention here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Numbers

    Someone brought this up in the comments on a cnn.com article (don't read those comments if you have any desire to retain your faith in humanity). It seems to raise a number of good points, is this good scientific information or should I be skeptical?
     
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  3. Feb 21, 2010 #2

    lisab

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    I believe that you should not be skeptical; rather, you should be extremely skeptical.

    The evidence that HIV causes AIDS is very strong. See http://www.houseofnumbers.org/" [Broken], which refutes the film directly.
     
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  4. Feb 21, 2010 #3
    lol there are conspiracists about AIDS too!?!?! What is wrong with some people?
     
  5. Feb 21, 2010 #4
    When people who believe these kinds of conspiracies purposely fudge the facts, that's proof to me they don't even believe it themselves. So what's their motivation?
     
  6. Feb 21, 2010 #5

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    See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDS_denialism. It's a very dangerous movement, once officially supported by the president of South Africa. That president caused over 300 000 AIDS deaths by impeding the distribution of anti-viral drugs.
     
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