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Gambian President Claims To Have Cured Dozens Of HIV Patients With Herbs

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    • Sean305

      Not the brightest sparks seem to rise in African governments.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 12:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo

      Bless, this halfwit thinks he’s a leader.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 12:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99

      I think it’s so cute when an evil thug dictator likes to play president. Can’t wait for him to be overthrown by the next henchman.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport

      Sounds a lot like the anti-vac nuts who think vaccines cause autism and drinking carrot juice will cure pancreatic cancer.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sfbeast

      next he’s going to tell us about his herbal mixture that turns black people white

      Oct 15, 2012 at 4:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MrEguy

      @jwrappaport: That’s an irrelevant straw-man comparison.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 5:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Adam

      @MrEguy: I believe you mean straw-man argument and it’s neither a straw-man argument not irrelevant. It’s EXACTLY like anti-vac-ers nuttiness. I’m sure you are very offended by any refutation of holistic/natural/voodoo you deign to call “medicine” but the truth is that there is real medicine, which as been proven to work and then there’s everything else.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 5:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jwrappaport

      @MrEguy: It would behoove you to actually learn your logical fallacies. It is neither a straw-man argument nor is it a non-sequitur, as the two subjects of comparison are vulnerable to an identical criticism: favoring superstition to evidence-based medicine that is subjected to peer review. It could not be more clear or on-point.

      With respect to their treatment of medicine, this clown is no different from Steve Jobs, who eschewed removal of his highly operable islet cell tumor in the hopes that his new veganism, acupuncture, and herbal remedies would cure him. Needless to say, not even the mighty Steve Jobs could alter the basic pathophysiologic processes that lead to his untimely demise.

      To paraphrase Richard Feynman, if you don’t like this universe and its physical principles, you’re welcome to find another one.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 5:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Adam

      @jwrappaport: Millions die of AIDS in Africa because of this woo. Meanwhile, the Northern White Rhino is hunted to near extinction for equally ineffective Chinese medicine. And Americans STILL can’t understand why it is OK to buy sugar pills and magnet bracelets. Americans STILL can’t see why the nonsense that they allow KILLS those less fortunate. We are just rich enough to afford placebos. Africans are far less fortunate. Ah the pity of it all.

      Oct 15, 2012 at 5:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Natural Anthony

      Steve Jobs was taking herbal remedies? For how long? Maybe for him, it was just far too late…

      Oct 16, 2012 at 3:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo

      @Natural Anthony: No, he ignored medical advice when his cancer was completely treatable and died because homeopathic medicine is a sham perpetuated by those who revel in suffering.

      Oct 16, 2012 at 5:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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