On Feb 20, 2007, at 8:22 AM, Eric Entemann wrote:

I most likely would have died in early childhood had the nascent fascist pharmaceutical industry not supplied my doctor with penicillin.

For some reason this reminds me of the one-line poem by Ogden Nash: "Smallpox is natural; vaccine ain't."

Anyway, Eric's point is well taken. It is not useful methodology to simply put a plus where Big Pharma puts a minus and a minus where Big Pharma puts a plus.