Took part in my very first act of skeptical activism today at the 10:23 Homeopathic Overdose event in Sydney. The aim of the event was quite simple to show that homeopathic medication is just sugar and water and therefore totally ineffective by overdosing on homeopathic sleeping pills.
Armed with about 40 pills each. We staged our overdose in front of the chemist who sold us the medication.
For those of you who don’t know me, I’m the chick hiding up the back (me and cameras don’t play nicely).
We all survived with no signs of sleepiness whatsoever, except for James, who blamed it on having to get up at 6am on a Saturday morning.
The only effect most of us got was a rather large sugar high.
Looking forward to seeing the results of the UK 10:23 Homeopathy Overdose events that are taking place in front of Boots chemist stores across the UK to protest against their production and sale of homeopathic medication.