Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Evil bastards on JABS forum - no shock then

A new poster (mric) has cropped up on the JABS forum, who's made a couple of points pointing out the idiocy of the attitude of a couple of posters when it comes to "natural" diseases. He / she has also made a comment about a close relative who is dying from skin cancer.

In a spectactularly crass and stupid reply, Topaz says;

I am so sorry about your close relative with skin cancer. The doctors always give the most pessimistic take on the outlook and offer up patented cures with uncomfortable and undignified side effects.
There is of course a natural cure used by a doctor who was struck off for being too successful at curing patients the apparent norm these days in Orwellian scientific medicine. It is effective and cheap and cannot be patented.

Topaz then manages to almost trump this vileness by summoning up Scopie's Law as "proof";

So, suggesting to a new poster that it's their relative's own fault that they're dying because they didn't turn to quackery (those two sites mentioned are pushing maple syrup and bicarbonate of soda as foolproof cures for all cancers, for fuck's sake) is seen as acceptable on JABS now is it? Peddling the conspiracy theory beloved of all alt-med wingnuts (that big pharma can cure cancer easily, it just doesn't want to because it can't make any money from it) to a grieving relative is OK is it?

She's evil - but will she get barred from JABS? Will she fuck.

(In the same post, Topaz is pushing a brew of kitchen herbs as a preventative against bubonic plague… - how fucking far does her wingnuttery go?)

1 comment:

Sarah said...

People are wierd about cancer. A close friend of mine has recently been diagnosed (and is responding well to chemo, thankfully) and reactions have been very odd. A colleague, with whom he had never previously exchanged a word, accosted him at a conference saying "I hear you have cancer. What you need to do is..." stop all chemical treatments and follow a programme of crystal healing and prayer! Extraordinary! The bozo did not even bother to ask how he was doing.