Here is the latest attempt to reduce the grand holistic arts to beano style ridicule. Joseph Hewitt’s Ataraxia Theatre obviously has a thing going on about homeopaths. His latest scribble is a beautifully observed mocking of the absurdity of homeopathy. Joseph Hewitt is an English teacher living in South Korea. He likes iced tea and he says,
If you know me, and I know a few of you do, you’ll know that the thing I hate most in this world is quack medicine. I have nothing but contempt for those who make their living fleecing money from the desperate.
He also refers to me as an ‘internet celebrity’ which is why I am plugging him here.
Which brings me onto an aside: I did not do a review of my last year of the Quackometer. Maybe I should have done. Lots happened and my readership has gone through the roof since I became an ‘internet celebrity’. There is only one person I could thank for that and so I dedicate this cartoon to this person and give a special Quackometer ‘Services to Stamping out Quackery’ Award to Paula Ross, Chief Executive of the Society of Homeopaths. Thanks for all you did for me last year. If this was a real awards ceremony, now would be time for tearful hugs and the handing over of a crystal glass duck trophy. I couldn’t have done it without you.
May 2008 be an even more exciting year! Happy New Year to all visitors to my site.