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Old 05-16-2018, 03:16 PM
Really Not All That Bright Really Not All That Bright is offline
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Originally Posted by Jasmine View Post
Well, I guess my thinking has been strongly influenced by the case of my hair dresser who, about 20 years ago, was diagnosed with cervical cancer. After getting that diagnosis and treatment options from two purely western doctors, she went to an Asian doctor who practiced holistic eastern medicine as well and our standard western medicine. His treatment cured her of her cervical cancer without surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation treatments, and it hasn't returned in all of these intervening years.

Maybe she just got lucky. There are cases of cancer going into remission for no apparent medical reason.
I don't think I'm being unreasonable if I suggest that the number of inferences required to extrapolate the cause of Chinese population growth from your hairdresser's experience puts a burden on fundamental logic fair greater than it can reasonably bear.