6857Period cures for maladies (was: Re: French byname)
- Jun 1, 2001-
>I guess it really is a case of if it doesn't kill you then it can
> --- s_krasley@r... wrote:
> > Looking over some of these cures, I'm amased they
> > the human species actually survived to make it to
> > the 21st century.
> I'm not. I've seen too many people fall for the old
> "Ewww. Here, taste this. It's awful!"
only make you stronger. Natural selection?
>I'm not one for prayers, but I do think that the human mind can do
> > Sure lets just rub Mercury on ourselves...and while
> > we are at it lets ingest some arsenic for good
> > measure...also do not forget your favorite saints
> > medal just incase the "Cure" doesn't work.
> Mom's been an RN since 1953, however, that never
> stopped her from wearing medals, lighting candles and
> dousing the entire family with Lourdes water when one
> of us was sick. Just in case.
wonders to heal it's body. If medals, prayer, holy water serve as a
way to focus that energy all the better. Still I think I'll leave out
the mercury and arsenic in any ancient reciepe.
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