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May 13, 2009
The vivisectors are getting clobbered - again
My friend Doug Leith told me of two public debates between the vivisectors
and European doctors who oppose experiments on animals. These debates were
at Sheffield University and in the House of Commons.
You will be pleased to know the vivisectors were soundly thrashed and both
resolutions were carried "that animal experiments should be abolished".
Now, the final nail in the coffin of the profiteers.
Doug reports of an admission from the former scientific director at
Huntington Life Sciences. Remember, HLS is the most notorious abuser of
animals in the drug manufacturing industry. These guys are contract
killers - listed on the stock exchange!!!
This is what he said ""There is at best a 5% to 25% chance that a substance
tested in animals will have the same effect in humans."
Oh bliss! O joy! If these are the odds, I'd rather my medication be tested
on a turnip.
If you think these are good odds, then may I suggest you spend more time at
the casino or the dog track? I would love to be your bookie!
You get better odds tossing a coin. . . . . . 50/50.
Isn't it about time we told our doctors NOT to prescribe quack medication to
us? Would you send your kids to a school that only 5 - 25% of the students
graduated? Isn't it about time someone launched a class action against the
medical profession who peddle crap, profit from it, deceiving (or possibly
killing) their patients in the process?
Do we have to wait until one of our loved ones is in the morgue before we
ask "what the hell are you quacks doing?" The next ignoramus medico who
prescribes animal tested medication for me is going to get a verbal blast
that will empty his waiting room in an instant.
Ironically, it will probably do his patients more good than seeing him.
At least they get better odds running down the street.
Philip Wollen OAM
The Winsome Constance Kindness Trust
Venture Capital for Good Causes
Telephone (613) 98221662