Originally Posted by Radical
In other words it gives people false hope?
I don't have a personal vendetta against LoA or anything, in fact I think it's an intriguing concept (which may have scientific grounds). However, taken to the extreme it has the capacity to cause more harm than good.
I don't think any hope is false. A hope can only seem to be false to the one who's not hoping, i.e. the hopeless.
Also, anything can make harm if taken to the very extreme. Science being one of them as well.