Amazing Skeptical Smackdown of Homeopathy!
Posted by mattusmaximus on February 8, 2010
(Hat tip to Phil over at Skeptic Money for passing this little gem along 🙂 )
Below is some footage from a BBC show called Dragon’s Den, where would-be entrepreneurs make a sales pitch to the assembled judges about why their idea is worth funding. In this case, a homeopathic doofus pitches his “miracle water” to them using the standard alt-med, “natural is good” woo-woo, with disastrous results. What follows is, to me, an excellent example of in-your-face skepticism in action – with the perfect combination of hard questioning, demands for evidence & research, and moral outrage. Take a look…