Simon Singh has been doing a good job of highlighting the bogus claims of homeopathy and chiropractic. Now it seems likely to cost him a lot of money because of the nature of the British libel system.

Fortunately, he has quite a lot of money and seems willing to go down fighting. But it doesn’t seem fair.

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Amen to all of that. Did you sign the petition as well?

I’m a bit torn. Yes, there is quackery involved, but a good chiropractor worked wonders on me a few years ago. I just ignored most of her claims, in the same way that I’ve learnt to be rather more sceptical of many standard medical claims (and everything else now that I’m over 40!). Simon always did like to raise hackles when I knew him. It is a silly judgement though.

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