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    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

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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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Have Homeopaths Reached Peak Stupid?

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Remove hot drinks and sharp objects from your immediate vicinity. Across the world, homeopaths today are trying to ‘heal the oceans’. To do so, British homeopath, Grace DaSilva-Hill, has been writing to appeal to other homeopaths to drop some homeopathic remedies into the sea. She tells homeopaths that those not close [read more...]

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