hat a needle stuck into oneīs foot should improve the functioning of oneīs liver is obviously incredible. It canīt be believed because, in terms of currently accepted physiological theory 'it makes no sense'. Within our system of explanation there is no reason why the needleprick should be followed by an improvement of Liver function. Therefore, we say, it canīt happen.
The only trouble with this argument is that, as a matter of empirical fact, it does happen.