Lumping all these things together as "alternative" is pretty misleading. Acupuncture is widely accepted enough to be used by a lot of endurance athletes (though the traditional claims for how it works probably aren't valid). Herbal medicine, practiced by someone who actually knows what they're doing, isn't that different from taking medication (where'd aspirin, opiates, penicillin, etc. come from, anyway?). Crystal healing, hmm, different story.
Matt has some interesting and good points. I'm sure this flowchart was written with comedic intent, but that doesn't mean it can't misinform people. It's largely unfair to dismiss these alternative healing methods right away just because they are not endorsed by pharmacists and doctors. Plus, that flowchart came from a self-proclaimed skeptic. I don't think skepticism proves anything wrong or right; it's mere opinion.
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