Why are we being so stupid?
Posted: 13 June 2013 01:07 PM   [ Ignore ]
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I propose that instead of fighting to disprove something like homeopathy, we use it to our advantage and begin selling our own homeopathic remedies to raise money for the cause. How about homeopathic alcohol? Not only would we make a killing, but once and if people catch on, they would either feel so responsible for their own guilt of vulnerability that they wouldn’t complain or they would find it such a valuable lesson, learn from it, and realize how essential such a course of action it is to teach others and become active members!

And if we really want to be cheap on production costs, we could even possibly sell homeopathic water: a bottle of air with a hint of humidity.

Or…for those whom we fear might expose us and threaten the whole production line, let’s offer them a free sample of homeopathic oxygen to breath in: water with a bubble. They drown…problem taken care of.

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Posted: 13 June 2013 02:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I’ll guess that you’re kidding here. If not, I’ll just point out that I don’t really like the idea of raising money to fight BS by selling BS. Call me rigid…. wink

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Posted: 13 June 2013 04:14 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I agree with McK.  While I think holistic medicine is crap, I also have fairly strong morals.  As such, I’m not about to profit from the incorrect beliefs of others.

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Posted: 14 June 2013 08:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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If not, I’ll just point out that I don’t really like the idea of raising money to fight BS by selling BS.

Nor do I. Fraud in the service of a noble cause is still fraud, and it undermines any credibility that the one perpetrating the fraud may have enjoyed otherwise.

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Posted: 14 June 2013 09:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Yeah, I was kidding. But now how do I get rid of all these people calling me up to invest?

Damn!

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Posted: 14 June 2013 11:01 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I agree.  It’s a terrible idea.  Completely unethical.  But since you brought it up…  where might one obtain some of that homeopathic alcohol?

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Posted: 14 June 2013 06:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Tim, isn’t that what the priests use for sacramental wine?  LOL

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Posted: 14 June 2013 08:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Occam. - 14 June 2013 06:38 PM

Tim, isn’t that what the priests use for sacramental wine?  LOL

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Bloody Catholics get to have all the fun.  When I was a Baptist, we only got grape juice for communion.

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Posted: 14 June 2013 08:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Yeah, I was kidding. But now how do I get rid of all these people calling me up to invest?

On, that’s easy! Try the following canned answers on your telephone:

- Westboro Baptist Gay Alliance!
- Berkeley University Young Republican League
- Tea Partiers for Obama!
- Bob Jones University Atheist League!
- Sarah Brady Assault Weapons Emporium!
- Jimmy Swaggart Porno Palace! (Make sure you have paper and pen in hand to take down the credit card number the caller gives you!)
- Catholic Contraceptive Clinic
- Liberals For Gingrich!

You get the idea.

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