Re: Fw: Will Florida Outlaw Naturopathy?

Date: Thu May 25 2000 - 18:11:09 MDT

In a message dated 5/25/2000 4:09:06 PM Pacific Daylight Time,

> I'm talking about the criminal activity of fraud;
> the actions of a seller to knowingly make claims in advertising to
> sell a service

I have a very close friend whowas in a terrible neck accident and tried every
medicine and physical therapy known to man, but until she got acupuncture she
was always in pain. She also moved to better climate. Both of those things
helped HER.
Should we also sue all the California/Arizona realtors who said warm weather
helps pain and promotes health? Some kinds of pain and illness don't respond
to cold and heat, others do.

>without /any/ valid evidence that the service offers
> the benefits claimed.

There's testimonials galore. For most people that's considered valid evidence.

(Unlike religion -- where no one so far has testified that they've been to
heaven and it's gotten there by following dogma ; )

Hey, Judge Lee, if it is helping some people's pain - but not others', a
jury might not see it as fraud, but as 'unreliable' or 'too subtle to work on

As I said, I think it's dooky, but there are many ways to look at this.

I think acupuncture 'doctors' truly believe in their work, and are not
knowingly practicing a con.

Chinese medicine is backed by theory and a knowledge base, which has been
proven to their satisfaction, if not everyone's.

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