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More Reasons to be Skeptical of "drugs"
March 10, 2013
3:42 pm
Madison, WI, USA
Forum Posts: 75
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September 24, 2012

Here's a link to a TEDMED talk by Dr. Ben Goldacre:

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"Often we forget . . . the sky reaches to the ground . . . with each step . . . we fly."  ~We Fly, The House Jacks
September 9, 2013
9:47 pm
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September 7, 2013

Good video.  "Drugs" is a pretty broad category.  I trust plenty of drugs.  Even food has psychoactive properties in many cases.  As for commercially produced psychiatric medications, they definitely seem to help a lot of people.  They also seem to predispose others towards spree shootings.  There ought to be a way to tell who is who, but in practice the best doctors shoot upwards into coveted positions leaving only mediocrities practicing clinical medicine, so if there is a way to tell then the people actually qualified to do so are off doing more important things in most cases.

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