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November 14, 2012



Homeopathy [hoh-mee-op-uh-theeis a system of alternative medicine originated in 1796 by German physicist Samuel Hahnemann, based on the doctrine of ‘similia similibus curentur’ (‘like cures like’), according to which a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people will cure that disease in sick people.

Scientific research has found homeopathic remedies ineffective and their postulated mechanisms of action implausible.

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November 14, 2012



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Charles Fort (1874 – 1932) was an American writer and researcher into anomalous phenomena (e.g. UFOs, ghosts, telepathy).

Today, the terms Fortean and Forteana are used to characterize various such phenomena.

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