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Sunday, January 16, 2005

Placebo

Some people Kate contend pain-reducers like Panadol, Aspirin and such have no real effect. We are all merely pawns in the corporations' plans. We feel we need something to get rid of that headache, and these easily obtainable pills simply take us to a 'happy place' while providing no actual relief. Cue bin of Panadol near check-out in supermarket today.
Look at that. Would it be out here in front of everyone, and so much of it, if they didn't think we needed it?

No. If it actually did anything do you think it would be so easy to get?

That bread over there mustn't be too useful. Look at it all! And water. Mustn't be too important. Straight out of the tap!
Point made, I believe.

the earley edition - Posted by Dave @ 1/16/2005 04:24:00 pm || || Return to Top