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Old 12-07-2014, 11:40 PM
Acsenray is offline
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Originally Posted by brickbacon View Post
If there is no research on the matter, then you can't makes can't make those claims with any confidence.
That's a fundamentally stupid position to take. Of course I can make those claims with confidence, based on what I've seen with my own eyes and what I know from colleagues in my profession.

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Your anecdotal evidence holds little sway.
You might choose to disbelieve me, but that is irrelevant to whether I can have confidence in my own knowledge.

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Why would her anecdotal testimony be more meaningful?
Do you never give any degree of credence to any claim of fact by anyone that is not supported by clinical research?