tisdag 1 april 2008

What'll they think of next?

What'll they think of next? /.

2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root.
1000 A.D. - That root is heathen. Here, say this prayer.
1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition. Here, drink this potion.
1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil. Here, swallow this pill.
1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective. Here, take this antibiotic.
2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root

4 kommentarer:

Kraka sa...

As I always say: life is not a continuum, it´s a cirkle.

The Fake Brit sa...

Now that's a truth!

linda sa...

Cited from your link on this post at Slashdot: Modern techniques have established that many of these people had clearly travelled huge distances to get to south-west England, suggesting they were seeking supernatural help for their ills..." sigh........ :) Hmmm Those were the days eh :/

The Fake Brit sa...

As opposed to today when people travel huge distances seeking medical help for their ills, if I understand you correctly :-)