Miranda (mandydax) wrote,
Miranda
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Impossibilities

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

I read a very good article on Science-Based Medicine which really puts the whole idea of "Complementary and Alternate Medicine" into perspective.

For skeptics of CAM, of course, this gives a straightforward way of pointing out the flaws in ideas like homeopathy and chiropractic. For those who are unsure about the facts, it gives an easy way to understand why some things these therapies claim are implausible or impossible. For the believers in these modalities who may be mislead or misinformed by their practitioners, it gives a bit of critical thinking in a world of irrationality.
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