Harriet Hall, on debunking methods

Leifer

Senior Member.
Harriet Hall, in her article, in the Science Based Medicine blog. 6/2015.
Answering Cancer Quackery: The Sophisticated Approach to True Believers

...she describes the similar approach, as in Mick's OP.
She describes a few methods.
It's a good read, the whole thing.
 

deirdre

Senior Member.
Here’s how I answered (him)

Don;t use words like "interlocutor". :)

I also would personally try to avoid "big pharma" questions like:
These will only serve to reinforce the belief as the interlocutor responds to them. Why remind them.

ps. what does CAM mean?
 
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