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Old 07.03.2017, 15:14
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Is that a homeopathic banana curry?
With no banana.
Or curry.
I remember a story from a book I read as a child several aeons ago. It was a collection of anecdotes by Charles Downing about Nasreddin Hodja, the celebrated "wise man" in a Turkish village.

In one tale, a local restaurateur drags a beggar before the Hodja, who is acting as the village magistrate. The restaurant owner accuses the beggar of holding a piece of bread over his soup cauldron in the hope of capturing some of the aroma of the delicious soup -- although he concedes that the beggar didn't actually eat any of the soup -- and demands payment from the accused.

The Hodja deliberates for a moment, then draws two large coins from his pocket. "You see these coins?" asks the Hodja. The restaurateur's eyes light up and he nods in anticipation. The Hodja cups his hands together and shakes the coins together. "The sound of money is fair payment for the smell of food," he intones. "Now go back to your restaurant."

If only homeopathic practitioners accepted the sound of a few coins or the fleeting sight of a Mastercard as fair payment for their services.
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Old 07.03.2017, 15:17
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I'm not religious but I find your comparison with homeopathic medicine perplexing
I tried to explain that link here:
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Fair enough (on point 4) -- many people believe in something that's unprovable and for which there is absolutely no evidence. It's the basis of all religions, after all.
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Old 07.03.2017, 15:22
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That gives me an opportunity to roll out the flip side of homeopathy.

I ate a banana curry - then crapped in a bowl - then dilute the contents of the bowl 1 billion times.

Will the OP drink that glass of water?
Have you been at the London tap water again?
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What answers can you give? You haven't even studied Homeopathy yet so you know jack about it, and if I was to judge from your posts and posting style you almost certainly don't have any medical training or background. All of the questions we are asking you are essentially rhetorical, because we know that there is no sufficient answer to each one.

You're just a random guy who has bought into all of the "alternative therapy" BS based on subjective anecdotes and no scientific basis. In fact, the thought of you actually administering homeopathic aid to someone in need truly horrifies me.
Please don't resort to ad hominem attacks!
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Time alone is one of the best healers. The human body is really good at repairing itself.

Perhaps these people are getting confused with that?

This is what time and the body itself can heal:

Headaches
Sore throats
Flu,
Colds and coughs
Cuts
Bruises
Sprains
Backache
Nausea
A vague feeling of unease or being unwell.

This is what time probably can't cure:

Putting your head back on after someone has chopped it off.

(what's the homeopathic tincture for that?)
Maybe, Tom, although I'm not sure about back ache. Acupuncture is a very effective cure for lumbago
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Old 07.03.2017, 15:39
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Re: Training to become a Homeopathic Doctor

Along with homeopathy, another thing that bugs me is when such believers (or gullible people) take the credit away from the medical staff, medicine, and the research and dedication of the millions of researchers. These people sound like:"Praise be to God for their god-sent equipment and medicine that saved so and so".

Pilatesfan and other believers, I need you to please send your healing powers my way, and will let you know if it works.

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Re: Training to become a Homeopathic Doctor

You've still not provided the names of 3 people who have been cured by homeopathy - nor excepted the poopy water challenge.

I suspect you don't actually believe in homeopathy but you just want to make money out of people.

Perhaps you are taking the career of Dr Gall as your inspiration
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Please don't resort to ad hominem attacks!
It's not an ad hominem attack. The thought of you (or anyone with your equivalent level of scientific or medicinal knowledge) dishing out medical assistance and potentially putting people's lives at risk does genuinely horrify me.
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Along with homeopathy, another thing that bugs me is when such believers (or gullible people) take the credit away from the medical staff, medicine, and the research and dedication of the millions of researchers. These people sounds like:"Praise be to God for their god-sent equipment and medicine that saved so and so".

Pilatesfan and other believers, I need you to please send your healing powers my way, and will let you know if it works.
Its an alternative to conventional medicine. In no way are homeopathic medical practitioners dissing the conventional. Not me at least
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It's not an ad hominem attack. The thought of you (or anyone with your equivalent level of scientific or medicinal knowledge) dishing out medical assistance and potentially putting people's lives at risk does genuinely horrify me.
Ok well stop being rude and aggressive!

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You've still not provided the names of 3 people who have been cured by homeopathy - nor excepted the poopy water challenge.

I suspect you don't actually believe in homeopathy but you just want to make money out of people.

Perhaps you are taking the career of Dr Gall as your inspiration
Plenty of people have been cured otherwise why would people go to homeodoctors? Your second point is unfunny for a self styled funny man
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Plenty of people have been cured otherwise why would people go to homeodoctors? Your second point is unfunny for a self styled funny man
So name 3 - its can't be tricky to do if plenty have been cured.

The poopy water test is not about being funny - it is about testing your belief in homeopathy.
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Plenty of people have been cured otherwise why would people go to homeodoctors? Your second point is unfunny for a self styled funny man
Because they're gullible enough to fall for the bullshit. Same with acupuncture, now you mention it.
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I heard a strange experiment on the radio the other day.

A woman, for her research, snogged various strangers she met in the street (she asked them first).

Then she offered them a glass of water. If they said yes, she took a glass of water, spat in it and then proffered the stranger the glass to drink.
None of them did.

Same fluids, different means of transfer.

Mildly interesting but nothing to do with homeopathy.

Which I suppose is similar to homeopathy having nothing to do with healing.
Depends what she spat in it. If it were a bit of sputum, no problem. It might have been a good old snorted-up greeny though .
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So name 3 - its can't be tricky to do if plenty have been cured.

The poopy water test is not about being funny - it is about testing your belief in homeopathy.
Why should I name anyone? It clearly works for many people otherwise there wouldnt be a whole infrastructure behind it. Many thousands of people round the world go to homeodoctors regularly whether you like it or not. Are you saying theyre all stupid, funny man?
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Yes you have. I gave you a reason for the rep.
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Yes you have. I gave you a reason for the rep.
A poor reason. More like internet mobbing. I see dodgyken has given me negative rep again for fhe third time. What an inadequate bullying man
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Why should I name anyone? It clearly works for many people otherwise there wouldnt be a whole infrastructure behind it. Many thousands of people round the world go to homeodoctors regularly whether you like it or not. Are you saying theyre all stupid, funny man?
So by the same logic, people who buy fake id and drivers licenses are aged or become skilled in the art of driving a car by the process of availing themselves of the products offered by those industries? What about people who go to Walmart for all their their clothing, does that make them fashion conscious?
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Why should I name anyone? It clearly works for many people otherwise there wouldnt be a whole infrastructure behind it. Many thousands of people round the world go to homeodoctors regularly whether you like it or not. Are you saying theyre all stupid, funny man?
It's abundantly clear that it doesn't work and the methodology has no basis in science. Possibly it has a placebo effect but that's probably the extent of its benefits.

Nobody on this forum, as far as I have seen, has been able to present one case where homeopathy alone "cured" any kind of illness. There are dozens of anecdotal, flimsy and generic "friend of a friend" or "plenty of people" but no single case of it curing anyone of anything.

On the plus side, this seems to concur with the rest of the internet, though...

Also, where did the term "homeodoctors" come from?
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A poor reason. More like internet mobbing. I see dodgyken has given me negative rep again for fhe third time. What an inadequate bullying man
Well, I diluted it a bit. Didn't want to hurt your sensibility.
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