"Natural"

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"Natural"

The idea that because something is "natural" makes it somehow safer or better is irrational (poisonous mushrooms are natural and any sort of modern medicine, refrigeration, etc is unnatural.)

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I agree. If we were

I agree.

If we were camping, we'd have to use leaves instead of toilet paper. 


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MattShizzle wrote: The idea

MattShizzle wrote:
The idea that because something is "natural" makes it somehow safer or better is irrational (poisonous mushrooms are natural and any sort of modern medicine, refrigeration, etc is unnatural.)

The real implication is that natural = normal, normal > wierd, wierd != natural, implying that wierd = unnatural, leading to the conclusion that natural > unnatural.


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I'll take whichever medicine

I'll take whichever medicine makes me better, regardless if it's "natural" or not.  For the most part, "natural" medicine probably has more of a mental factor in your well being.  You "think" it's working, but it's all in your head.

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American Atheist wrote: I

American Atheist wrote:

I agree.

If we were camping, we'd have to use leaves instead of toilet paper. 

And if those leaves were poison ivy, they'd be natural, but I wouldn't want to experience the end result!!! LOL

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GreyhoundMama

GreyhoundMama wrote:
American Atheist wrote:

I agree.

If we were camping, we'd have to use leaves instead of toilet paper.

And if those leaves were poison ivy, they'd be natural, but I wouldn't want to experience the end result!!! LOL

"END result"  Get it?  tee hee 

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I get it!! LOL!

I get it!! LOL!