Consumer rights activists in South Africa have today announced their intention to take a mass homeopathic ‘overdose’ next month, as part of a major global protest against the alternative remedies.
The 10:23 Campaign in 2010 saw 400 skeptics in the United Kingdom publicly protest the use of homeopathic remedies by taking mass “overdoses” of the pills. In 2011, the campaign will be expanding internationally.
Amongst the things we probably know is that (to quote Hitchens again) “the defense of science and reason is the great imperative of our time”. And the enemies of science and reason are not always somewhere else – they are sometimes next door to you, or even sharing your bed.