52 min

Placebo Madness‪!‬ Acceptably Real Podcast

    • Philosophy

Now the truth can be told! There is a dangerous, powerful drug that has gone under the radar for far too long, and now it's up to us to warn you about PLACEBO MADNESS! Actually, this was the subject of a comedy film that Jerry was making when he was much younger, but today we're bringing it up as a serious subject: the power of a placebo, or inert pill or injection (or any number of various treatments) is actually getting ... get this ... more powerful. How? Why? That's what we're examining in this episode, from the angle of drugs and alternate medicine all the way to the positive effects of virtual reality. So join us in this bizarre examination of just how powerful our minds are in its ability to heal us ... or even, harm us.


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Now the truth can be told! There is a dangerous, powerful drug that has gone under the radar for far too long, and now it's up to us to warn you about PLACEBO MADNESS! Actually, this was the subject of a comedy film that Jerry was making when he was much younger, but today we're bringing it up as a serious subject: the power of a placebo, or inert pill or injection (or any number of various treatments) is actually getting ... get this ... more powerful. How? Why? That's what we're examining in this episode, from the angle of drugs and alternate medicine all the way to the positive effects of virtual reality. So join us in this bizarre examination of just how powerful our minds are in its ability to heal us ... or even, harm us.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/acceptably-real/message

52 min

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