Back to our roots

October 2, 2012

“Doctor, I have an ear ache”

2000 BC     
Here, eat this root

1000 BC
That root is heathen, here say this prayer

1805 AD
That prayer is superstition, here drink this potion

1940 AD
That potion is snake oil, here swallow this pill

1985 AD
That pill is ineffective, here take this antibiotic

2012 AD
That antibiotic doesn’t work anymore, here eat this root

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