otago massacre


news watch 15/02/09 by ophalm
February 15, 2009, 12:48 am
Filed under: entertainment, mockery | Tags: , ,

we read the news because you don’t want to

sometimes newspapers print articles. occasionally they even have something of relevance to say. sometimes though, the editors have competitions with themselves to see if they can print the most obvious statements possible. this is one entry

really?

really?

and then there’s this asshole

a face only a mother could punch

a face only a mother could punch

if there’s one thing that pisses otago massacre off more than anything, it’s psuedoscience. especially if it’s a form of alternative medicine. that’s probably because we’re not a bunch a reality-challenged “individuals”.
if I may be serious for a moment, osteopathy is a complimentary alternative medicine. what that means is that it’s not real medicine. if a field of “medicine” has evidence to prove itself, it is no longer alternative medicine and is just medicine. but osteopathy fails in efficacy and also it has a stupid name. we believe that alternative medicine is a dangerous force in our society, promoting anecdotal ‘evidence’ over proven scientific evidence based methods and encouraging contempt for true medical professionals. don’t be fooled, it’s not harmless, the anti-immunisation movement (which comes from similar mindsets) has managed to bring measles in the UK back to endemic levels good one

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