A recent article in the ‘Navhind Times’ is an excellent reminder of this fact.
Here are a few excerpts:
… Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai, on Saturday, appealed to the homeopaths participating in the All-India Homoeopathic Scientific Seminar: “If the historic seminar is able to find a conclusive solution to our most endemic issue (kidney disease), then we think it would do a big thing to the state government and the people of Goa as a whole. Given the failure of the conventional medicines, we now have the alternative homoepathic medicines… Sometimes conventional methods don’t give you solutions. It requires alternative methods just like in politics. So in the medicine, when conventional methods fail and the clueless about issues affecting certain section of the population of the progressive state, homoeopathy is the answer,’’ he added. Sardesai further opined that homoeopathy “understands the healing mechanism of the body and Goa has slowly accepted it. Today, Goa has AYUSH Minister in Sripad Naik. I am hopeful that the people of Goa will switch to homoeopathic from allopathic. We pledge fullest support to it,’’ he declared gaining applause from the doctors across the country.
The national president of the Homoeopathic Medical Association of India (HMAI) Dr Bhaskar Bhatt said that the homoeopaths has a bright future if they stick to their science of homoeopathy and work hard. Dr Bhatt said that the negative publicity for the homoeopathy is also getting translated into positive awareness for it.
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And there we have been doubting that homeopathy has any value at all!
How could we?
If politicians say that homeopaths understand the healing mechanism of the body, who are we scientists to disagree?
If politicians advise us to abandon allopathy and switch to homeopathy, who would not follow blindly their superior wisdom?