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Searching for the Proverbial Cure

February 26, 2008

Regarding supposed “cures,” I think that a desire to have control is one element. Also, most people, I think, just dislike ambiguity and uncertainty. They have trouble believing that researchers have not yet found “it” (whatever “it” happens to be). In that vein, there is a tendency to look upon “science” (or often pseudoscience) as a quick fix.

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