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Fakes & FraudsCrystal "healing" and Darwinism

8th Mar 2017 19:07 GMTcascaillou

There are now people selling betafite for "hydrating/regenerating cells" (old-times quackery), and probably my favourite (although this isn't all that funny), orpiment "elixir" recommended for "lack of faith in life". I wonder if they just don't know, or if they just don't care. And anyway, this is probably prosecutable.


...smells like natural selection

8th Mar 2017 19:21 GMTJolyon Ralph Founder

I wouldn't worry too much :)


https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22541879

8th Mar 2017 19:52 GMTcascaillou

Well, what's actually more worrying is that people are taking anything they're told as gospel.

8th Mar 2017 20:23 GMTJolyon Ralph Founder

I'm more worried about the people who take gospel as gospel ;)

8th Mar 2017 20:29 GMTAndrew Debnam

perhaps radium crocks will make a come back......


http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/01/100118-radiation-toxic-water-revigator/

8th Mar 2017 20:32 GMTScott Rider

The remedy sounds more scary then actually ingesting orpiment...

15th Sep 2019 06:43 BSTHiro Inukai

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Saw this floating around on Reddit and had to share!
 
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