Archive for the ‘Andy Lewis’ Category

Deflecting Criticism 1 – Legal Threats

November 28, 2011

So you’ve got some sweet deal going – might be alternative medicine, might be hi-fi tweaks. Whatever it is, some twat of a journalist or blogger is pointing out holes in your scientific arguments and suggesting that your product is not as good as you say. This could be a threat to your income stream. What do you do? (more…)

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“Homeopathic Practitioners”

June 5, 2009

[BPSDB]More of Louise Mclean’s ‘Facts’ about Homeopathy , this time on homeopathic practitioners. (more…)

Netcetera Cave In

February 18, 2008

Like Bold Sir Robin in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, web hosts Netcetera have bravely turned their tails and fled. On 23 January I described how a ludicrous quack, the self-styled “Professor Doctor” Joseph Chikelue Obi attempted to silence legitimate criticism of him on Quackometer. (more…)

Quacks versus Quackometer

January 23, 2008

Once again a quack is using legal threats to silence criticism. Read about it here. And once again the invertebrates running Netcetera have caved in. (more…)

SoH Letter to the Guardian

October 25, 2007

If you visit http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/whats-new/press-releases.aspx you will find the text of a letter they have sent to the Guardian in resonse to Ben Goldacre’s column ‘Threats – the homeopathic panacea’. The column can be found at www.badscience.net and presumably on the Guardian’s website as well. The Society is trying to spin its way out of the issues raised by Dr Goldacre. (more…)

More on the Society of Homeopaths versus Dr Lewis

October 23, 2007

It would appear that Ben Goldacre’s criticisms of the Society of Homeopaths (read them at www.badscience.net/?p=553#more-553 ) have stung, judging by the letter they have sent to The Guardian. (read it at http://www.homeopathy-soh.org/whats-new/press-releases.aspx ).

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