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Why is it important to tell the truth about homeopathy (or any other alternative medicine)?
Many people seem to be amazed at my continued activities (e. g. blog, books, lectures, interviews) aimed at telling the truth about homeopathy and other alternative modalities. They ask themselves: why does he do it? And sometimes I ask myself the same question. I certainly don't do it because I receive any money for my work (as many of my critics have assumed in the past). So, why? Let me briefly offer just 7 of the most obvious reasons why I feel it is important to tell the truth about homeopathy and similar treatments: 1. The truth is invaluable I probably do not need to explain this at all. For any responsible person the truth has an intrinsic value that cannot be doubted. In our book, we conclude that "the truth-violating nature of CAM renders it immoral in both theory and practice." 2. Untruths make a mockery of EBM If we accept that, in the realm of alternative medicine, it is permissible to apply a different standard than in evidence-based medicine (EBM), we make a mockery of