The future of homeopathy (in the words of Prof Walach)
Prof Walach has featured on this blog before, for instance here, and here. He is a psychologist by training and a vocal and prominent advocate of several bogus treatments, including homeopathy. He also is the editor in chief of the journal 'Complementary Medicine Research' and regularly uses this position to sing the praise of homeopathy. There is a degree of mystery about his affiliation: he informed me about 10 months ago that he has left his post at the Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder ("Dass ich als "ehemaliger Professor" geführt werde liegt daran, dass ich Ende Januar aufgehört habe. Meine Stelle ist ausgelaufen und ich habe sie nicht mehr verlängert."). Yet all, even his recent papers still carry this address. His latest article is entitled 'The future of homeopathy' is no exception. It is remarkable not just because of the mysterious affiliation but also - and mostly - because of its content. Here is my translation of a brief passage from this paper . START OF MY