Whenever I debate and talk to quacks or the supporters of quacks it is often under the guise of something called “Health Freedom”. That the patient has a right to choose between equal therapies. Now the problem is this. Medicine is not like Plumbing or the wiring of your Home. Those are fields I have …
Category Archive: Not the Ducks!
Dec 05 2013
Nov 09 2013
Society commonly labours under the assumption that people know what’s best for their body. This is generally the case when we discuss the lay public, but when it comes to medicine? The most common mistake we see in anti-vax is that they are willing to use their motherhood as a qualification. That somehow they know what’s best …
Nov 02 2013
The family had just come back from a holiday in a malaria area. I asked whether they had taken prophylaxis. “No.” I asked her how she would treat one of her children if he became sick with malaria. “At the homeopath.” “And cerebral malaria?” I explained what that was, and the high mortality rate. “Still …
Nov 01 2013
This one is from Alex C from the Suzanne Somers post on how Canada is evil and killing the elderly.
Oct 30 2013
Suzanne Somers joins a long line of celebrity figures who espouse the evils of universal healthcare with her rather shocking piece on the Wall Street Journal. It’s shocking to begin with because there is on that page without any sense of irony a little advertisement that says (and this is verbatim) “Read More From the …
Oct 12 2013
Lynne McTaggart’s making some waves out there in the anti-Medicine movement. For those who are unaware, Lynne leveraged her wide variety of skills into becoming one of the anti-medical lobby’s spokesmen. She’s the author of What Doctors Don’t Tell You and also runs a site. Needless to say? She’s a pretty big deal among the …
Aug 31 2013
Alan Keyes is a lot of things. Republican Right Winger and all around oblivious to a lot of things. If you can accept big superstitions such as religion and extreme economics then it’s easy to accept the little ones. Alan Keyes is anti-vax. Not even the mild “anti” but the full on conspiracy nut.
Aug 09 2013
It is nice to be proud of the achievements of people who are the same as you. If an atheists wins something we are happy. If an Indian wins something we are happy. If a Brit wins something we are happy. But WINNING something isn’t the same as supporting something solely because it is local.