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10-03-2012, 01:04 AM
Here's the history of our medicine.

The statement - "I have a sore throat"

The Treatment -

2000 BC : "eat this root"

1200 AD : "That root is heathen, say this prayer."

1500 AD : "That prayer is superstition, drink this elixir."

1800 AD : "That elixir is snake oil, Take this pill."

1900 AD : "That pill is ineffective, Take this antibiotic."

2000 AD : "That antibiotic is artificial, why dont you try this root."