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    Bad Charity

    The Charity Commission’s Consultation on CAM Charities. My Submission.

    Tomorrow is the last day you can submit your thoughts to the Charity Commission on the charitable status of Complementary And Alternative Medicine organisations.  After several years of activity by campaigner and clinical scientist Les Rose, the Commission has finally agreed to look into whether it is right to award the benefits of charitable status to groups that promote quackery. This blog has been highly critical of many quack charities. In particular, I have been very critical of the appalling activities of UK homeopaths in promoting their magic pills for the treatment of serious disease in Africa. This has resulted [read more...]
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Steiner Schools and Risk Factors for Child Abuse

by Andy Lewis in featured 110

When you lead children to feel the beauty of sunrise and sunset, to be sensitive to the beauty of flowers and to the majesty of thunder and lightening,  when, in short, you develop in them the aesthetic sense, you are doing far more for them than if you were to [read more...]
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The Vets Who Make People Feel Better

by Andy Lewis in featured 36

Some years ago, a well meaning but utterly deluded friend gave me a book entitled Natural Remedies For Your Cat by Christopher Day. It is a slightly disturbing tome that appears to recommend homeopathic remedies for pretty much everything – from fleas to gunshot wounds. Rational cat lovers might find [read more...]

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