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Is the “confidence” accreditation delivers just relief of the nocebo effect?

The media creates a tumultuous ocean of poorly-interpreted information to keep you worrying and buying products.  Sometimes the expectation may be of health.  Or Harm.  Or sometimes just sex. In contrast, the quality cartel offers…”confidence.”  Remember, it can’t quantitate confidence.  Where the … Continue reading

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Selling confidence by creating uncertainty

Here is a brochure showing how the State-backed cartel tries to create uncertainty in suppliers that don’t pay for its services.  This is a sort of uncertainty that cannot be measured.  It enables the cartel’s members to sell “confidence” to … Continue reading

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Regulatory inspection fails. Warning fails also.

Inspection is being sold as “confidence”.  The latest breast implant scandal, involving those made by the French firm Poly Implants Protheses (PIP), reveals that neither regulation nor warnings from medical experts stopped the use of substandard materials in time.  To be … Continue reading

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“The reader will be surprised to see…”

“The reader will be surprised to see…the considerable number of unacceptable results presented by laboratories – among which there could be quite a few that have been in fact accredited!  It follows from this that users of analytical laboratories cannot be sure … Continue reading

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