Posted: May 25, 2010 10:34 am
by Darkchilde
Dr. Nancy Malik wrote:
Moridin wrote:
Modern medicine actually treats both symptoms (various painkillers) and causes (antibiotics), as well as act preventative manner (such as vaccines). Your assertion is based on no real knowledge of the field of modern medicine.

Bacteria or for the matter of fact any germ is not the cause of disease. It's the environment which plays the decisive role

Louis Pasteur on his death bed recanted the germ theory of disease and said, "If I could live my life over again, I would devote it to proving that germs seek their natural habitat---unhealthy tissue---rather than being the cause of unhealthy tissue."

First of all, you need to provide a source for the above quote. As per the FUA:

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Secondly, even if he said he was wrong, the evidence is overwhelming that a number of diseases are caused by viruses and bacteria. Without antibiotics, without modern medicine a lot of people would be dead by simple diseases.