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Speak for yourself, regarding silencing opposing views. I relish opposing views, else where would a debate form?
Originally posted by Skyfloating
reply to post by hotbakedtater
Skunkworks would have only been appropriate were it not for the many real-life-people and professionals and authors that tend to agree with me.
You must have missed them in this thread.
All the in-thread and out-thread calls for this thread to be removed, closed, tagged as hoax, moved to another forum are attempts at silencing an alternative view.
I'm intrigued to know what other illnesses and diseases don't exist Sky? Please tell us some of the others you don't believe in... I'm sure others will be fascinated too.
Originally posted by NightGypsy
I think the issue here isn't whether or not ADHD or ADD exist, it's what the hell has happened that has brought about this condition in the first place? Naysayers can protest all they want about conspiracy theories, but is it not true that TOXINS such as flouride, mercury, and pesticides cause some of the very symptoms associated with ADHD and ADD? The answer is YES!
Originally posted by Xcalibur254
reply to post by OurManInGlasgow
That site is pure propaganda. If what they said were true, we could easily have a new DSM every years. Instead, it has almost been 20 years since the DSM IV was initially published. Do you know why it takes so long? Because research needs to be done. The APA doesn't just convene for a month and every day vote on a new disorder. They have been working on the DSM-5 for years now and are pushing back the date because more research and deliberation needs to be done. You can even go to a special site the APA has set up and follow along as new drafts are proposed. This isn't some shoddy work based on how a few people vote. The APA are listening to the opinions of the entire psychology community and are putting forth large amounts of time and effort to make the most accurate product they can. Is it perfect? No. But it's much more in depth than the site you posted would have you believe.
This forum is dedicated to the discussion of conspiracies, cover-ups and scandals that are related to big pharma corruption and government involvement in manipulating health care. Topics may also delve into alternative treatments and breakthroughs not mentioned in mainstream media
Originally posted by zedd1
Someone once told me a story of a young girl who could not keep still at school and found it difficult to concentrate. Her parents were told she distracted the other children and needed to see a therapist.
After the visit to the therapist, they left the little girl alone and observed her. She just danced around the room. The therapist told her parents to send her to a dance school - which they did.
She later became a famous ballet dancer and earned a very good living from it. You see, the therapist looked at the individual and not at what the child 'should' be doing.
Originally posted by hotbakedtater
Originally posted by Dock9
reply to post by hotbakedtater
Now, seeing as you wish to convey you harbour a great deal of information about ADD/ADHD and its chemical 'cure', Ritalin
please explain if you will, why the US Armed Forces, for example, will not accept any user of Ritalin, until a qualified medical doctor provides it his written belief that the individual has not used Ritalin for minimum of 4 years ?
I googled one of my local Armed Forces recruiting centers.
I got the phone number.
Before I called I formulated the question, my child would like to enter the military but has taken ADHD meds in the past. What is your policy?
I called, asked the question, and the man I spoke with said the rule was one year off, and all medical records/school records for the time child was on drug.
He also said there was not really anywhere online this could be found, he suggested going to the website (the official armed forces of your choice site) and looking around.
I also know from the time I was 18 and enrolled, medical waivers are given to people they want, as I obtained one for my asthma condition.
When I want answers I go to the source, Not rense.
Now, after this has now been settled, what exactly does this information have to do with ADHD and its existance, which is our topic?
Originally posted by VneZonyDostupa
Essentially, people uneducated in science reading articles written by people similarly uneducated in science tends to create an unrealistic, unscientific fervor..