RE: virus: "... faith is one of the world's great evils"

Wade T.Smith (
Wed, 12 Mar 97 07:29:57 -0500

>How do you explain the scientifically proven fact that prayer improves the
>health of suffering patients who are unaware of the prayer?

This series of experiments is highly suspect both to protocol and to

Within the 'scientific community' this has not been proved, there have
indeed not been adequately structured trials.

However, the act of prayer as placebo and comforter, and such comfort
producing palliative effects _has_ been shown.

Wade T. Smith |'There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god.' |'Theism is mental inbreeding.'
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