Originally Posted by JJM
Are you offering this as a straw man? Did anyone make this claim? What does that mean- when medicine has nothing to offer do you consult an astrologer? You might as well do that as consult an osteopath, chiropractor, homeopath or anyone you pass on the street. What do you think quacks offer that medicine does not, except for bogus assurances.
I also seem to recall that you think it is reasonable to turn to quackery when medicine has no answers. From the consumer's standpoint, that is unfortunate because it promotes flummery.
We have a saying that things that are safe and effective are called 'medicine.' What do quacks offer that you (and your colleagues) cannot figure out?