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Fri Sep 14 17:42:54 BST 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 06:12:51PM +0200, Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> On 14 Sep 2007, at 11:04, Andy Wardley wrote:
> >McGlinchy, Alistair wrote:
> >>I re-"erm" your "erm". What was wrong with Dave's comment?
> >
> >I un-"re" your re-"erm".
> >
> >There is an argument which goes: if the patient wants to be cured,  
> >and the placebo effect has a good chance of helping with that  
> >recovery process, then what *is* wrong with the doctor giving the  
> >patient a sugar pill and telling them "This'll cure you by this  
> >afternoon"?
> Placebo works even when the recipient knows it's a placebo. If the  
> doctor tells the
> patient exactly what it is, I see no problem.

stack overflow, core dumped.



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