Hi, I had a Facebook message conversation with my cousin concerning evolution. I am not planning to go any further with him on it but one of his comments made me want to. It is this: "Thanks. I'll…Continue
"Here are three excerpts taken from an article by Ben Goldacre - the guardian newspaper
Here is a model trial for homeopathy. You take, say, 200 people, and divide them at random into two groups of 100. All of the patients visit their homeopath,…"
"Homeopathy is given credit when in fact people would be cured with or without it. People will give credit to all sorts of false causes. So at best it is a placebo when it 'works' for mild illnesses and it is dangerous when it doesn't…"
"To give you guys an idea of the size of that number , there are approximately 3000000000000000000000000 stars in the known universe . Three followed by twenty four zeroes , which is a smaller number than the dilution of this delusion !"
" We enlightened folks of the 21st century often look smugly and condescendingly at the gullible people of the 19th century who bought into various forms of "snake oil." But the fact is, they couldn't hold a candle to…"
"12C is the highest dilution likely to contain one molecule of the substance claimed on the container . That is equivalent to a dilution of 1:1000000000000000000000000 . That's ten to the minus TWENTY FOURTH power! What an absolute crock ! It is…"