When the healthy reprove the sick that theyre impatient and reckless and foolish and need to wait for treatment, I say isnt it funny how healthy naysayers get to enjoy their lives while admonishing the sick to be grateful that life is not any worse. It is sickening. Its also a way for the fit to distance themselves from those who are suffering. The only people who can put a stop to this paternalism and delay are the patients themselves, by acting up, by challenging every inaccurate and inappropriate comment and action.
"Perhaps they could explain how the Canadian Consensus CFS and the Empirical CFS are homographs: Words that sound the same but have different meanings like bow (shoots arrows) and bow (tied with a ribbon). That’s all they have in common. No researcher on the CFSAC committee voices umbrage at the muddling of these disparate groups—this lunacy that passes for science—for fear of alienating the government agencies that feed them."