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Doctors put drugs of which they know little into bodies of which they know less for diseases of which they know nothing at all.



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Luckily, things have moved on a bit over the last 250 or so years when he wrote it.
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Doctors put drugs of which they know little into bodies of which they know less for diseases of which they know nothing at all.



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Interesting - but scary - thought Foxy!

Originally Posted by Dextrous63 ->
Luckily, things have moved on a bit over the last 250 or so years when he wrote it.
I wouldn't be too sure about that!
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Doctors put drugs of which they know little into bodies of which they know less for diseases of which they know nothing at all.



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That's very appropriate at the moment.
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Doctors put drugs of which they know little into bodies of which they know less for diseases of which they know nothing at all.



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So you're a firm believer in eighteenth century science are you Foxy, as nothing of note has changed or been improved on since then?

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Originally Posted by Dextrous63 ->
Luckily, things have moved on a bit over the last 250 or so years when he wrote it.
Originally Posted by Silver Tabby ->
Interesting - but scary - thought Foxy!



I wouldn't be too sure about that!
Exactly Tabby, As the medication gets more complex, so does the disease...People are still dying same as in Voltaire's day...
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That's very appropriate at the moment.
Thanks Smiffy, I thought so too...
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Exactly Tabby, As the medication gets more complex, so does the disease...People are still dying same as in Voltaire's day...
But not of as many things as back then.

Progress has been made.
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But not of as many things as back then.

Progress has been made.
What progress Dex?
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07-06-2021, 10:25 AM
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Exactly Tabby, As the medication gets more complex, so does the disease...People are still dying same as in Voltaire's day...
Yes but they are living almost twice as long. I wonder why that is?
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