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paulie jay
2006-Jan-29, 08:47 AM
The more things change the more they stay the same...

Here is an editorial (http://www.skeptics.com.au/history/2006/01homeocrap.htm) from a magazine called Heal in which the "evils" of vaccination are exposed to be nothing more than a means for "chemical companies" to make money.

So what you say? There are plenty of anti-vaccination nutbags sounding off about this. Well try this out for size - the article is from 1957, and the dreaded enemy is polio vaccinations.




(It's a bit of a squint to read, but well worth it!)

Trebuchet
2006-Jan-29, 04:28 PM
Figures it would be a homeopathy mag. Interesting that they claim "The WHO is not interested in homeopathy which does not provide fortunes for drug houses." That may have even been true back then but it's certainly providing fortunes for some folks now. Stolen fortunes, in my opinion.

paulie jay
2006-Jan-29, 11:04 PM
Figures it would be a homeopathy mag. Interesting that they claim "The WHO is not interested in homeopathy which does not provide fortunes for drug houses." That may have even been true back then but it's certainly providing fortunes for some folks now. Stolen fortunes, in my opinion.
Yeah. And it seems that the argument for the drug company "conspiracy" is almost as old as homeopathy itself! :)

Enzp
2006-Jan-31, 07:51 AM
Those thoughts are alive and well today. In fact the fight against various diseases is slipping in various places since people get an idea that vaccines either cause the disease, or are part of a conspiracy, so they don't use them and voila the disease comes back.