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originally posted by: surfer_soul
a reply to: Agartha
It seems to come down to the power of belief essentially.
Research suggests that for psychological reasons, some placebos are more effective than others. Large pills seem to work better than small pills, colored pills work better than white pills, an injection is more powerful than a pill, and surgery gives a stronger placebo effect than injections do.
Judging by the above quote it would seem the more one believes they are getting "the real deal" cure the better the effect... It's fascinating stuff really! It's also worth pointing out that this means so much dis-ease could also be due to the same effect to start with...
Fascinating indeed but still all speculation, exactly how it works and why has not been explained. We'll just have to wait for the peer reviewed studies.
Modern science is based on the principle: ‘Give us one free miracle, and we’ll explain the rest.’ The one free miracle is the appearance of all the mass and energy in the universe and all the laws that govern it in a single instant from nothing.
Well done to Dr Fanelli for such literature review, as it has highlighted that 2% of scientists do fake data.
I am not surprised, scientists are people too and not all of them are honest. Luckily for us, before anything this scientists have discovered is released to the public, they have to go through replication several times by other scientists,
which is why I believe in science, as it is continually analyzed by third parties.
I'm glad Dr Fanelli made it public, as now the scientific community has begun to consider solutions. That's the beauty of science: it doesn't mind being challenged as it gets better when it is.
Reproductive cells have been created
By whom - or what?
Created by the body.
If you can't answer that, then according to your own standard, you cannot believe it until you can answer it definitely, especially not unless/until it is proven by a PCRDB study.
I just did.
And who (or what) created the body in the first place, and then defined these roles, and then provided for the mechanisms for these mysterious actions you are describing?
Evolution. Should I explain what that is, and don't fret, it is not mysterious.
Of course it is, for me. But I'm wondering why it is for you, since it doesn't meet the exact same standard you are demanding for anything that falls outside your comfort zone.
You are spending so much time talking about me and other stuff and are yet to show me any evidence about your magnets working.
But this just illustrates my point: in a thousand years, they will laugh at and ridicule your so called 'rigorous standards', just as you do those of a thousand years ago.
Ah, we can also predict the future now, eh?
Really? According to the link I provided earlier:
"Survival Rates According to the American Cancer Society, for all stages of pancreatic cancer combined, the one-year relative survival rate is 20%, and the five-year rate is 6%."
Funny how your own link back up what I said. Here:
These low survival rates are attributable to the fact that fewer than 20% of patients' tumors are confined to the pancreas at the time of diagnosis; in most cases, the malignancy has already progressed to the point where surgical removal is impossible.
This specifically contradicts your claim, and like I said - it is a pretty lousy success rate.
Nope, it backs up my statement, read again: only a small proportion of pancreatic cancers are diagnosed early whilst still in the pancreas (have not metastasized to the rest of the body). This is why you should leave the promotion of medical treatments for those who understand what they are talking about.
I'm getting tired of doing your work for you...
Here is one link... google for others.
The Daily Mail? You are joking, right? The Daily Mail is a tabloid newspaper that reports rubbish all the time.
And even if it was serious, why should we believe one man who claims to be a doctor?
I am not that gullible.
You can say anything you like, but that doesn't make it true.
It's not me saying it, it's his own autobiography:
Now what about going back to your magnetic cure? Shouldn't we be discussing that?
I'm very curious - as far I know, this is the 'placebo effect' - meaning, the Placebo effect is caused by the expectation of the subject...
originally posted by: surfer_soulRegardless the power of the mind and unconscious mind, or just being 'mindful' can have phenomenal effects on health and well being it would seem.