“Shame on a program about health”, “a promotional campaign for practices (…) to enrich charlatans” … According to the reactions on Twitter, many viewers were upset by the program that was broadcast Tuesday evening on France 2 channel “Superpowers of charlatans”. the human body.”
The program presented by Michael Symes and Adriana Karembeu was titled “Unexplained Healing: The Powers of the Mind Over the Body” and was devoted to alternative medicine and practices related to supernatural beliefs or esoteric powers.
An excerpt about the fire breaker who wasn’t always convinced
On Twitter, many viewers said they were embarrassed to see these practices presented by a French TV channel, with scientific backing from Michele Symes.
The clip dedicated to “fire cutters”, who intervene in emergency situations in the hope of relieving the pain of a burning patient with just a few movements, was especially ironic.
In comments left below excerpts from the show posted on Twitter, some accuse France 2 of “evaluating practices recognized as wrong in public service” and “promoting quackery”. Others, sarcastically, offer to send a magneto “in the Gironde to touch the trees” …
Other viewers are more excited
Some loudspeakers On the other hand, they expressed their interest in these practices that proceed from the principle that science cannot explain everything: “I believe in all these complementary medicines! Who can tell me that 100% of the mechanisms of the brain and mind have been discovered?”
And on Facebook, in the comments left on the France 2 page, viewers seemed less skeptical: “This show was very interesting”, “I like it”, “Your report will give hope” …