Homeopathy: the air guitar of medicine. (As christened by Peter Harrison)
Homeopaths are notoriously wedded to the idea that giving people water with nothing in it is better than giving them medicine.
Which just goes to show… You can lead a homeopath to science but you can’t make them think.
conversely you can take a scientist to homeopathy but you can’t make them swallow it. (As Andy Lewis of quackometer kindly pointed out although the events of 1023 might make some question that point!) Mainly because scientists require evidence and the like to accept the healing properties of the magic water…
One of the arguments homeopaths like to put forward is that big pharma is a evil and this somehow means homeopathy works…
Well ok there are issues with big pharma but take Nestle for instance. The babymilk debacle didn’t somehow make thin air chocolate does it?
If it did though it could explain the obesity epidemic.