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Comment Re:You know what they call alternative medicine... (Score 1) 517

So would you be in favor of Tic Tac aggressively marketing their candies as a cure for cancer? If they're really convincing about it, maybe someone believes it enough to trigger a placebo effect, and so that makes it all ok? And probably a lot cheaper than most alternative medicines.

Comment Defining his mission (Score 1) 3

FTA, quoting Snowden: “For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission’s already accomplished,” he said. “I already won. As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated. Because, remember, I didn’t want to change society. I wanted to give society a chance to determine if it should change itself.”
His work is done, the rest of us have to get to work now.

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