How woos do research

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How woos do research

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:17 pm

The other day I overheard a couple of coworkers talking about a "detox" that one of them planned to do. One asked the other "What is a detox supposed to do anyway" and the first said "I don't know, but it's supposed to be really good for you"

That sums up woo research in a nutshell. Know nothing about it, just go with what sounds good. I REALLY wanted to say something, but I was on the phone at the time.
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Re: How woos do research

Post by Doctor X » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:54 am

It was a better rationale than my immediate thought when I read the title: Your Gram's Mom!

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P.S. I love the use of the word "detox" to imply that the Herbs 'n Spices actually can do that.
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Re: How woos do research

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:02 am

A true "detox" would be when one is addicted to a drug and wishes to stop taking the drug. There's a period of time to get through the physical withdrawal symptoms before the body is back to normal.

The mental part of addiction is another thing though. But the physical part is a first step.

If a person is otherwise healthy, there is no need to "detox" particularly. Your body naturally excretes what it doesn't need, so you get rid of toxins every time you use the bathroom.

If it involves some bullshit like fasting or a special restrictive diet, it's not helping you to "detox", it's just starving your body.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:19 pm

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Re: How woos do research

Post by gnome » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:29 pm

One step removed from getting the evil spirits out.
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Re: How woos do research

Post by sparks » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:25 pm

Naughty, naughty evil pesky evil spirits!

(Real problem is that so many of the great unwashed buy into this horseshit. Thank you Oprah, you dumb black fucking cunt.)
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Re: How woos do research

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:38 pm

I detox every day. It’s called “having a functioning liver”
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