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“A person is called up on stage, ‘healed’, and sent away. This happens in succession as a large audience observes, claps, and cheers. It appears to work. A woman may cast away her pills or a man may remove his leg braces and jump up and down. But when the "healed" are interviewed days later, it's obvious that their healing either was either taken away or temporary. How is this accounted for? Well, it's a problem of faith. Everyone saw the healing work, so if it's missing now, the healed person must not have had enough faith to be worthy of such a gift. Shame on them, and no, the donation is not refundable. The person once hopeful for a miraculous cure is reduced to even lower depths with injured pride and wallet added to their existing burden. Sometimes cheap parlor tricks are employed, such as the ‘leg growing’ trick, or plants in the audience who leap up from wheel chairs that were provided to them that day by the ministry. Having never needed wheel chairs before, they failed to bring their own… Ben Franklin said: "There are no greater liars in the world than quacks — except for their patients." The fooled will make fools of others by spreading the false truth they believe. The faith healers know this, and depend upon it.” Jeff Wagg, James Randi Educational Foundation (17th June 2010)