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It's really quite hilarious to see this unfold: Homeopathy skeptics and vicious Big Pharma attack dogs are running around the globe in ludicrous demonstrations where they consume huge doses of homeopathic remedies in public and then claim that because they don't die of an "overdose," these medicines therefore don't work.

Notice that they never consume their own medicines in large doses? Chemotherapy? Statin drugs? Blood thinners? They wouldn't dare drink those. In fact, today I'm challenging the homeopathic skeptics and other medical fundamentalists to a "drink-a-thon" test to see which medicines will kill you faster. But we'll get to that in a minute...

Mike Adams, Natural News 48 Comments [2/19/2011 4:15:54 AM]
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gravematter

Are you the stupidest person in the history of imbecility? The "Big Pharma attack dogs" don't consume their own medicines in huge doses because their medicines actually work, so an overdose would be dangerous. They'll happily drink large smounts of homeopathic "medicine" though, as it's much harder to die of a water overdose. This is exactly the point that homeopathic sceptics are making. Homeopathic medicines actually state nonsense about the dangers of overdosing on their labels.

"I'm challenging the homeopathic skeptics and other medical fundamentalists to a "drink-a-thon" test to see which medicines will kill you faster."

I suppose what you're trying to say is that homeopathic medicine is safer. In a sense it is, as water is always pretty safe, but substituting water for real, scientifically researched medicine, is actually far more dangerous if you have a serious medical condition.
And this point has been made many times before, but homeopathy is a multi-million dollar industry, and as such, hardly different from the nebulous "Big Pharma" that you deride.

2/19/2011 4:53:07 AM

BlackMageJ

I'll take that bet!

Provided we swap medicines. I'll drink lots of water (sorry, I mean, 'homeopathic remedies'), you OD on something that has an actual biological effect. According to your 'theory', you're safe either way, so it shouldn't matter.

2/19/2011 5:14:03 AM

aaa

Sweet tittyfucking allah, you are one dumb motherfucker. Don't make me come there and feed you some broken glass.

2/19/2011 5:27:06 AM

breakerslion

It saddens me deeply to think that there are people even stupider than you are that will believe that you made a valid argument instead of a lame attempt at deflection.

2/19/2011 8:44:07 AM

Doubting Thomas

Way to totally miss the point by several hundred miles.

The reason real drugs can cause fatal overdoses is because, well, when you take them, they actually affect the body. If you take the normally prescribed dose of blood thinner, it thins your blood. Take too much
and you bleed to death. That's how real drugs work.

Homeopathic "drugs" are nothing more than water. They don't affect the body at all, except for maybe hydrating you to a minor extent. Yes, you can die from drinking too much water but you have to drink a shitload of it.

2/19/2011 9:13:09 AM

DevilsChaplain

Fuckin' medicine, how does that work?

2/19/2011 10:15:49 AM

Pule Thamex

Con-men or con-women talk as stupidly as they do, because the people who throw money at them are themselves completely stupid, therefore the stupider the con-men or con-women talk, the more their idiotic clients will respond in their favour, with money. Obviously, this lazy and money-loving evil berk, Mike Adams, is a con-man.

2/19/2011 10:32:42 AM

thatotherguy

You can drink chemotherapy?

2/19/2011 12:35:04 PM

Brendan Rizzo

I don't think you understand what they meant. The fact that they drink ludicrous amounts of homeopathic "medicines" and suffer no ill effects is because that stuff is just incredibly diluted water. If they were to consume those same amounts of their real medicines, they would overdose and die, because that stuff actually does something.

So, not only do homeopaths claim that modern medicine doesn't work, but also that even when they do work, that supports homeopathy. We're damned if we do, and damned if we don't, it seems. Shouldn't that be the biggest proof AGAINST homeopathic claims? (Besides the fact that, you know, they don't work?)

And I love how the word "homeopathy" sounds like a medical disorder. Unintentional accuracy of the century award, right there.

2/19/2011 1:30:12 PM



Seems like this guy took his brain, succussed it a few times with Amazing Remembering Water and left himself with a 30C dilution of IQ. Potent stuff.

2/19/2011 2:35:06 PM

Reverend Jeremiah

You REAAAAALLLLLLYYYYYY dont understand how pharmaceuticals work do you? Thus your belief in homeopathy.

2/19/2011 6:19:00 PM

Gloria

We don't play around with chemotherapy and blood thinners because those are medicines, that affect the body. Homeopathy is not so much a medicine as it is a regular old drink of ordinary water. It's an excellent cure for dehydration. Beyond that, it makes about as good a remedy as it does a poison.

2/19/2011 10:15:12 PM

Raised By Horses

Okay, I'll ingest some homeopathic cyanide and you can down the real thing.

2/19/2011 10:30:21 PM

B K

That Mitchell and Webb Look on Homeopathic medicine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMGIbOGu8q0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

2/20/2011 2:28:06 AM

Man Called True

This is the same asshole who claims it was the chemo that killed Farah Fawcett and Patrick Swayze, and that if they had used "natural" medicine they would have recovered. He even claims chemotherapy is a mortal sin.

I would give him no more of my time than I would give a Neo-Nazi, and for much the same reason.

2/20/2011 3:00:32 AM



Rule number one of medicine. Medicines are only effective in the exact dose in the exact time. Try to look at REAL MEDICINE for a while.

2/20/2011 5:18:17 AM

Berny

Did you ever think for one second that the reason homeopathic medicines don't kill you when you ingest large doses is because they're only water?
You, sir, are a fucking retard.

2/20/2011 8:03:06 PM

Mrs. Antichrist

Nominated for the "completely missing the point" award.

2/20/2011 8:31:49 PM

myheadhurts

thick skulled takes on new meaning

2/20/2011 10:14:32 PM

beehummingbird

@ B K

I love that Mitchell and Webb sketch!

2/21/2011 3:26:03 AM

phed

This isn't just stupid. It's plain evil what these peddlers of homeopathic medicine are doing.

They are selling water (and video-tapes and books on alternative health) for *real* cash - diverting people's money from real treatment AND riling up crowds of well-intending people against the medical profession, vaccinations and whatnot.

This Mike Adams is a blood-sucking vampire. I don't believe for a minute he buys all the crap he and his fans spout (just read some of the contents of his supporters: they are either delusional or money-making-skemers-with-a-website themselves).

2/21/2011 8:26:48 AM

X

Homeopathy is just plain ignorance of the very basis of chemistry.
It would be funny, If it wasn't such a tragedy (death by false medicine, anti vaccine propaganda etc..

2/21/2011 10:27:04 AM

Karana

They don't try to 'overdose' on actual pharmaceauticals because they would probably die or be seriously injured because, oh, I dunno...they actually work!?!

Homepathics are water and work no better than the placebo effect. Look it up.

2/21/2011 3:20:56 PM

ppenguinator

I hate caps lock, but HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE IS WATER!

2/21/2011 6:34:38 PM

shykid

You do realize that your "medicines" doing nothing at all--not even at extremely high "doses"--is an argument for evidence-based medicine, right? ...right?

2/21/2011 6:47:58 PM
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