001. Jessica Roy of betabeat.com reports in "Wikipedian at War: Jimmy Wales Sets His Sights on Homeopathy" (2013-01-31; my comments are in unquoted bold):
"homeopathy, an alternative form of medicine employed by free-spirited aunts everywhere, has just made a very potent enemy. On his newly-minted Quora blog, Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wales voiced his disapproval for the method, which has been systematically proven to be an ineffective pseudoscience [...]";
002. Mr. Wales writes in "Homeopathy - Oscillococcinum in Particular" (2013-01-31):
"last week I was in a pharmacy [...] I had a sore throat and cough and wanted to buy some soothing cough drops [...] the clerk tried to sell me something else, Oscillococcinum. He said that this is a French homeopathic remedy, which told me all that I need to know: homeopathy is a proven fraud [...] Oscillococcinum is a complete hoax product [...a] hoax remedy [...]";
hear, hear. Yes, homeopathy is quite a sCAM.
"he went on to give some 'scientific' details [...] it would disrupt the DNA of the virus before it could make me ill. Well, that kind of lie is what makes me ill [...]";
"who should I talk to about this in order to encourage the creation of a campaign to stop this? This is not my primary area of interest and so I am not the right person to lead it myself. But I would like to help [...]";