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The Guardian: 'Church' to offer 'miracle cure' despite FDA warnings against drinking bleach

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news...ent-despite-fda-warnings-against-miracle-cure
     
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  2. strategist

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    Sounds a bit like the lightning process. With bleach of course.
     
  3. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I wouldn't buy it, it's not even as effective as domestos.
     
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    I hope the perpetrators of this are sent to prison for a very long time.
     
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    That's some dangerous snake oil. Why not just suck on some drain cleaner?
     
  6. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Didn't this debate go on either here, or at the other place, for some considerable time. It must have or I wouldn't know anything about it.

    So I'm surprised that everybody doesn't know about it, and at least part of why my first post in this thread was so flippant is I thought everybody was aware of MMS
     
  7. DokaGirl

    DokaGirl Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    These type of things seem to combine the same features every time.

    People,"desperate, affluent, and suggestible" in search of help, combined with control via means such as establishing a brand new type of religion, or setting oneself up as an ultimate authority (that is without any credentials).


    A 2010 article from The Guardian about this:

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2010/sep/15/miracle-mineral-solutions-mms-bleach
     
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    I think it may be why S4ME exists.
     
  9. Alvin

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    Reality denial meets death :(
    This is what easy answers and conspiracy theories and alternative facts gets us...
     
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    Yes someone who was pushing it at the other site. I remember that thread and debating whether to get involved. It seemed like a whack head against wall type of exercise, the individual promoting it as a remedy for autism insisted that it was not bleach. At that point I figured it was useless engaging with them.
     
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    Wow, that is an amazing miracle. :rolleyes: But seriously, isn't that illegal?
     
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    They should be in jail for false advertising and endangering the public.

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  14. Andy

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    Yes. However, I'm guessing that, as they have built up the trappings of a religion around taking it, they are hoping that this will allow them to sidestep the existing law.
     
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  15. Wonko

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    all the best miracles are illegal;

    Water into wine, wine is alcoholic, various taxes and duties are payable, not to mention lots of certification before it can legally be distributed.

    loaves and fishes, unauthorised gathering, food preparation and distribution to the public, in a public place, without correct permits, non payment of relevant duties and taxes.

    etc. (I don't currently remember a lot of miracles)

    ETA - curing at least one leper - isn't practicing medicine without a license illegal? Was there informed consent?
     
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  16. Little Bluestem

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    As a religious person, this sort of abuse of religion also angers me.
     
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