"Junk" Science LO21695

John Gunkler (jgunkler@sprintmail.com)
Fri, 21 May 1999 12:13:26 -0500

Replying to LO21670 --

I chuckled at Winfried's side comment ...

>(Although admittedly the epistemological value of the therapy with respect
>to improving the state of the art net of statements of cause-effect
>relations would be higher if
>the therapy failed. But as a patient, it is difficult to be proud of
>contributing to that, isn't it?)

Yes, in fact, it might be impossible to feel anything about it -- if
you're dead! ;-)

Remember the famous remark by some anonymous physician: "The therapy
succeeded but the patient died." Oh, swell!


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