I have some friends who swear by Homeopathy. I try to resist their “pill-vangelism” but sometimes give in. A cup of tea is just as good, or better yet a walk in the fresh air, but what really gets to me is the belief-system that generates billions of dollars for the quacks.
“There are no health conditions for which there is reliable evidence that homeopathy is effective.”
Pure magic. Nothing more; nothing less.
Now, placebos are not ALL bad. It’s just that…we need to be honest what they are:
Exactly what happens when a person flushes their reason to take another leap into the arms of gullible faith.
Flimflam: “nonsensical or insincere talk; a confidence game”