Tom Sacold wrote:
> What was the BBC doing in promoting superstition again this morning with
> the Today item on prayer and healing.
> A scientific paper finds no link between prayer and healing in hospitals.
> Religious nutter says 'yes there is in 50% of the cases'. Why was it not
> pointed out immediately that therefore the effectiveness of prayer was
> about the same as the doctor flipping a coin !!!!!
> The religious fellow really came across an idiot.
Like somebody pointed out before (as many others have in the past), it is
the use of religion for physical /recovery/. It is religion that caused
much of the physical /damage/, namely the lives of innocent people in the
To those who believe in God you could pose the challenging question: "If God
chose to kill these people, why would _God_ choose to save the life of