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Why is it that someone has to do research to prove that nothing has no effect?  It seems to be an exercise in futility!

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/08/homeopathy-is-bunk-study-says
Medical experts tested research and treatments for 68 conditions and found they had no impact
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Don't sell cakes to flatworms!
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Haha, yes, that part is true ;)
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Here is a good explanation about the (non)efficacy of homeopathic remedies.

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a type of nothing alternative medicine invented in the late 18th century by a German physician, Samuel Hahnemann. It is based on two ideas: "let like cure like" (similia similibus curentur), meaning that a substance that causes disease symptoms can also cure those same symptoms; ...
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Here's proof of the invisible pink unicorns living in my garage! I went out to clear the driveway, and they had already done it for me!
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Send 'em my way please.
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+Daniel O. Deter they told you that was eggnog?  ...and u believed them?
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My final 2014 #ioSaturnalia Post

The snake eating itself represents the end of the old year (Saturn) and the beginning of the new (Janus) - the earth returning to where it began one year before. 

Although I have fun with the Saturnalia traditions and festival traditions, I also know that the gods involved are inventions of humans to explain things they did not understand.  It seems to me, however, that the Ancient Romans knew how to have a good time.

http://web.eecs.utk.edu/~mclennan/BA/JO-DSJT.html
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The King is dead, Long live the King? 
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Your Brain Is Primed To Reach False Conclusions | FiveThirtyEight

Fallacy: post hoc ergo propter hoc


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Paul Offit likes to tell a story about how his wife, pediatrician Bonnie Offit, was about to give a child a vaccination when the kid was struck by a seizure. Had she given the injection a minute so...
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If the fall of man was due to this story then this should be the end....
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I guess praying is not always the wisest course of action!
Hiram Jimenez sustained burns in 2010 after hearing a loud sizzling noise and proceeded to knock the plate into his lap and injure himself pushing at the table
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CEH Designer | Atheist | Love Technology | Ride a Harley
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http://gplus.to/​tecmunky
I changed my name -- get over it
yes that is my real legal name

My World View:  Atheist / Scientist / Secular Humanist
     The Internet is changing the world
     Technology is Wonderful
     Google+ is addicting
 
     A "Theory" is a  *proven*  hypothesis
     Knowledge and Truth are what I strive for
          Science will get us there
 
     Logic exists and I can prove it
     I exist and I can prove it
     everything else which can be proven follows
 
What is Science
A formalized methodology for organizing and generating information in the form of testable observations with predictive power about the universe and our actions.
 
If you decide to circle me:
I will probably check your page to see if I want to circle you. 
If you circle me because you want to save me or proselytize - please don't waste your time or mine.

Accomplishments:
Private Pilot (IR & CP ratings) (inactive)
I design electronics (CEH) for a living -- I like this work, and I happen to be good at it.  (I could tell you what I am working on, but then I'd have to kill you -- just kidding, but I'm still not telling.)
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driven submarines and flown airplanes -- won a car in a radio contest -- and some other stuff too.
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Bartlett, Illinois
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Tustin, California - Sykesville, Maryland - Fairbanks, Alaska - El Paso, Texas - Green River, Utah - Anchorage, Alaska - Charleston, South Carolina
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