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#19111 - 04/02/06 09:34 AM Re: Nyah Nyah [Re: oenophore]
yorick Offline
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Shamans (faith healers, witch doctors, medicine men, etc.) have had a powerful beneficial placebo effect on the afflicted.




Are you suggesting Shamanism works only through a placebo-effect?
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#19112 - 04/03/06 01:40 PM Re: Nyah Nyah [Re: yorick]
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#19113 - 04/03/06 02:46 PM Re: Nyah Nyah [Re: yorick]
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Shamans (faith healers, witch doctors, medicine men, etc.) have had a powerful beneficial placebo effect on the afflicted.


Are you suggesting Shamanism works only through a placebo-effect?


Good point! I made that assumption because of a lack of plausible palpable mechanism for the effect.
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