Whas Globuli, no need to worry about ridicule, it might be a common change of wisdom. Because contempt and ridicule come confidently on their own, as soon as someone brings the word homeopathy to their mouths. That's how CSU, Greens and Free Voters (FW) pass in the Bavarian state parliament, where they voted in favor of the application package on Thursday. Among other things, it plans to clarify by studying how antibiotic use can be reduced – and whether homeopathic preparations can play a "positive role" in this. This resulted in the expected bidding.
Vice President Juso Josef "Seppi" Parzinger called the decision "incredibly embarrassing" and presented "today's aluminum hat" to CSU, FW and the Greens. The FDP complained about the "painful waste of money", after all, the cost of the study, estimated at € 300,000 to € 400,000. The Bavarian SPD said it was "stunned" and posted on the social media a poisonous text: "Here is the result of a vote on the absurd CSU homeopathic app, which wants to investigate whether sepsis is an antibiotic rather than a sugar ball."
After claiming that Christsozialen wanted to deal with blood poisoning with sugar balls to save antibiotics, he then went online very quickly. "This study of homeopathy, instead of antibiotics, makes me so angry that I don't even know where to go with anger," someone tweeted. "Esoteric-romantic idiocy knows no bounds," another user commented. And, "What is coming soon, CSU and the Greens? Raising the golden donkey to plug the holes in the house? Have the children been returned from birth? Princes to revive?" In short: the echo of the project was catastrophic. like an idiot, worse, they were reckless endangers of human lives.
Obviously, especially on the green base, many are stunned by the fact that the Greens have moved on to proposals submitted by CSU. Finally, at the last minute, the Green Bundesspitze prevented a threatening dispute over the subject. Violent debate erupted inside the party as part of its members refused to promote homeopathy by health insurance companies. To ensure that the debate does not overshadow the Federal Party Congress on November 15, a committee should be set up to prepare the position by the end of 2020. Of course, even before the establishment, the circuit has its nickname: "Globule Commission".
However, a green parliamentary group in the Bavarian state parliament is still promoting an understanding for their decision: they consider the package, which still contains five individual requests, to be very useful, a spokesman said. Finally, he comprehensively addresses the very important question: How to reduce the death of multi-drug resistant bacteria? In fact, the package addresses several aspects of the topic, such as the most economical use of antibiotics in food or the question of how compliance with environmental standards can reduce the development of resistance. Although it was predicted that there would be a gust of wind in homeopathy, the speaker said. But since this is only one side of many, the Greens have decided to vote.
CSU deputy Bernhard Seidenath, who is especially dedicated to the package, remains calm despite the malice and derision: The overriding goal is to reduce antibiotic use. "I don't want to be accused of not having tried everything if, in 2050, she died more of inflammation than cancer." There is evidence that homeopathic remedies could play a positive role in the fight against multidrug resistant microbes. "Therefore, I find it reasonable and necessary for homeopathy to be part of the study design." The study should objectify the debate and create a sound basis for the facts, in order to finally create peace in the debate. According to CSU Health Minister Melanie Huml, it's just a matter of how homeopathy can be used "on top," that is, with it. Because you could "safely see what effects it has".
At least important is Seidenath, who studied law, but the question of where Germany gets antibiotics whose increased use spurs the growth of multidrug-resistant bacteria. Three years out of German production, drugs or drugs would be mostly manufactured in India. "This production must be returned urgently." Otherwise, there would be a catastrophe if dirt or even delivery stoppage occurred. "We can't react that fast. People would die like flies."
The opposition cannot convince. "The project of the Bavarian state government is negligent, as it is already suggested by the question that homeopathic remedies such as the globe could fight bacteria with more resistance," criticizes liberal Dominic Spitzer. So far, no scientific study has been able to prove that homeopathic remedies themselves work against complaints.