Posted: May 21, 2010 2:02 pm
by GenesForLife
You're right Darkchilde, it is a method to assess efficacy and the double blinding helps one to prevent fudging and experimenter bias, it has nothing to do with reductionism, and any attempt to make it seem so is bollocks of the highest order.

Also, coming to your "any means" canard, generalsemanticist, it should be "any means actually shown to work". Anything else is airy fairy woo.