Ben Goldacre

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The Pie Man and Ben Goldacre

25 Sep 2012|

Ben Goldacre's book Bad Pharma endorses The Pie Man

Homeopathy, Politics and Liberty

25 Sep 2011|

The concerted attack on homeopathy continues. Letters using insulting and denigrating language continue to be published in the letters section of the BMJ. At the political level though, support remains strong for NHS homeopathy.

“Homeopathy is Witchcraft.” Should Homeopaths now be burnt at the stake?

17 May 2010|

Inane attacks on homeopathy deserve provocative ripostes. The attack on homeopathy is an insult to democracy and liberty.

Vodcast: Homeopathy Defended

07 Mar 2010|

This Vodcast is unedited because I consider edited vodcasts to be slightly less than authentic. See "Why that parliamentary report was disingenuous" for related content.

Why that parliamentary report was disingenuous

06 Mar 2010|

I have gone on record as saying two things about the Science and Technology Committee’s report on Homeopathy: It is one of the least impressive documents to emerge from the House of Commons for some time. It is in at least one part deeply disingenuous. Yes, treat yes I know [...]

NHS Medicine, Liberty, Money and 2009

21 Dec 2009|

So what can we say about the year that was? There is a curse that says: ‘May you live in interesting times!’ and for those of us who support whole-person medicine, 2009 was an interesting year indeed. For the loud and aggressive espousers of the school of fundamentalist naïve realism [...]

That letter of the Disciples of Scientism

09 Nov 2008|

Dr. David Colquhoun writes about me and that UCL debate in his rather sneering blog in which he accuses anyone using alternative medicine of lying to their patients. This is a blatant and untrue insult which he arrives at via an illogical and irrational cascade of argument. Suffice to say [...]

The Tide is Turning!

03 Nov 2008|

Good news friends. The tide is starting to turn… Homeopathy is starting to defend itself in earnest against biased attacks in the medical literature and media in general. A press release by the Faculty of Homeopathy today shows that the ‘conclusions’ of a paper in the Lancet entitled ‘The End [...]