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Is More Than One Cause of AIDS Possible?
“The HIV establishment and its journalist allies have replied to various specific criticisms of the HIV theory without taking them seriously. They have never provided an authoritative paper that undertakes to prove that HIV really is the cause of AIDS.... After ten years of failure, it is time to take a second look.”
-Charles A. Thomas, Jr., Kary B. Mullis, and Phillip E. Johnson
(qtd. in Atwan)
A homosexual male exits the HIV/AIDS testing center with a pale and sick look on his face. He has just been told that he is HIV positive. Due to the statement that is taken as fact in the media, “HIV causes AIDS,” he takes his being HIV positive as a death sentence. This happens every day in the United States and the reaction is virtually the same across the board.
In an article called “What Causes AIDS? It’s an Open Question,” a trio of doctors of scientists, Charles A. Thomas, Kary B. Mullis and Phillip E. Johnson, try to prove that HIV is not the cause of AIDS and that there is another cause of AIDS out there somewhere, but the scientific community continues to ignore the possibility (Thomas-1995). It has been proven that HIV does have something to do with causing AIDS. The majority of AIDS patients that also have HIV cannot be ignored. HIV is however not the only cause of AIDS. This is proven by the thousands of AIDS victims that do not have HIV. It is widely assumed by nearly everyone in the world that HIV is the only cause of AIDS. It is puzzling, however, that this is believed, because there has never been any solid evidence to say that this is true and there has not been a single paper written that proves that this is true. Scientists need to stop basing all of their research on something that may not be valid in the first place. They need to find proof that HIV is the only cause of AIDS before they can research a way to prevent it. Dr. Charles Thomas, molecular biologist and former Harvard and Johns Hopkins professor says, “I feel that for scientists to remain silent in the face of all this doubt is tantamount to criminal negligence” (Thomas-1994).
It is widely known that, before looking for a cure for a disease or virus, in this case, it should be solidly proven that the disease or virus is doing all of the damage that is trying to be evaded. There has never been any research or experiments done to show that HIV is the only cause of AIDS. The only evidence that is offered is correlation. In an article by biochemist Charles A. Thomas, Jr., who is the president of the Helicon Foundation in San Diego and secretary of the Group for the Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS Hypothesis; Kary B. Mullis, who won the 1993 Nobel Prize in chemistry for inventing the “polymerase chain reaction” technique for detecting DNA, which is used to search for fragments of HIV in AIDS patients; and Phillip E. Johnson, who is the Jefferson E. Peyser Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley (qtd. in Atwan):
The correlation is imperfect at best, however. There are many cases of persons with all the symptoms of AIDS who do not have any HIV infection. There are also many cases of persons who have been infected by HIV for more than a decade and show no signs of illness (qtd. in Atwan).
Despite all of this evidence, there are no scientists stopping their research to prove that HIV is the only cause of AIDS, and instead of responding to the argument against the HIV/AIDS hypothesis, scientists are ignoring it. Before scientists go any further in looking for a cure for HIV or AIDS, they need to prove that HIV is the only cause of AIDS in the first place. If HIV is not the only cause of AIDS, billions of tax dollars, years of research, and millions of lives may have been wasted, because pompous scientists have refused to admit that they were wrong. Why is it that scientists continue to ignore this argument? It’s not as if all of these doctors and scientists are trying
Topics Related to Is More Than One Cause of AIDS Possible?
HIVAIDS, Peter Duesberg, HIVAIDS denialism, Kary Mullis, HIV-positive people, HIV, Duesberg hypothesis, Misconceptions about HIVAIDS