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Creative Gardening by Ethan Huff
odern industrial agriculture is a disastrous failure, as it defies practically every natural law related to food cultivation, ecological and environmental protection and stewardship, and human nutrition. But there is a new agricultural revolution sweeping the land that is changing the way humans eat and grow food, and its methods are derived from the concepts found in permaculture. Permaculture is basically an all-encompassing term used to identify the strategic and creative ways through which human structures and agricultural systems are unified into harmonious, sustainable entities. As opposed to factory farming systems, which rely heavily on chemical and fertilizer inputs and destroy the environment and human health in the process, permaculture farming systems take advantage of the many unique ways that natural systems work together to complement one another and sustain life. With food costs on the rise and the economy increasingly on the brink of collapse, more and more people are turning to the self-sustaining methods of food production found in permaculture that will persist in the event of a regional or national crisis. So NaturalNews has put together a list of ways you can begin growing your own fruits and vegetables at home in ways that draw from permaculture growing concepts.
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If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden. ~Robert Brault
If you have a fairly sizeable growing area, you may want to consider creating a mandala garden. This unique setup utilizes moveable chicken “tractors” that can be rotated around for the purpose of naturally fertilizing and tilling soil, and creating an environment in which fruits and vegetables grow easily with minimal labor.
Vertical, Indoor Farming A surprising number of herbs, greens, nuts, and even grains can be grown indoors with a little creative thinking and conscious placement of growing containers around windows that get lots of natural sunlight. And even if sunlight is limited, special growing lights can also be used to grow food indoors in otherwise dark areas. When stacked and tiered around these light sources, vertical, indoor farms can thrive.
Hydroponics If land and suitable soil area is in limited supply, hydroponics is another self-sustaining growing option that relies on water and nutrients to grow food. Hydroponic
systems work well in urban settings where physical space, and even natural sunlight, is in short supply. Hydroponic systems can be stacked in small spaces, which allows for maximized growing capacity in a small amount of space.
Aquaponics Just like hydroponics, aquaponics is a method of growing food at home using water. But instead of just fruits
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Radiation Warnings You Won’t Get from the Mainstream Media
by Daisy Luther and NinaO
adiation from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant disaster in Japan is now actively in the ecosystem all along the North American west coast… even the seaweed is now radiated. The Vancouver Sun reported one year ago that the seaweed tested from waters off the coast of British Columbia were 4 times over the amount considered safe. No further test results were released after the initial report. The governments of the United States and Canada are not conducting tests for radioactivity – at least not to the knowledge of the public. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has agreed to continue purchasing seafood from
Japan, despite the fact that the food is not being tested for radioactive contamination. Last November, independent testing in Japan showed 65 per cent of the catches tested positive for cesium (a radioactive material). Instead of refusing to purchase the poisoned fish, food safety agencies in both the United States and Canada have simply raised the “acceptable level of radiation.” We can’t go offending the Japanese after promising to buy their tainted goods, now can we? After the North American governments refused to fund testing, oceanographer Ken Buesseler, a senior scientist at the non-profit Woods Hole Oceanographic Insti-
tution in Woods Hole, Mass, along with Nicholas Fisher, a marine sciences professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and other concerned scientists, managed to secure private funding for a Pacific research voyage. The results? Cesium levels in the Pacific had initially gone up an astonishing 45 million times above pre-accident levels. The levels then declined rapidly for a while, but after that, they unexpectedly levelled off. In July, cesium levels stopped declining and remained stuck at 10,000 times above pre-accident levels.
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his issue’s cover spells out what originally inspired our efforts of bringing people together in awareness. I’ve got to admit to often feeling something else entirely though. Even at the risk of turning some off I’m going to be even more honest with you now than ever before. Are you ready? I hope I am. Please remember that I’m expressing myself here because I love you all, myself included. This work I’m involved with, attempting to ‘wake’ the People by putting the paper together, collating stories, reading hundreds and hundreds of articles from all over the world every day, writing an editorial from the heart, distributing the paper, dealing with people, attempting to get them participating in their own deliverance, is simply no fun. It’s burning me out. It’s convincing me that what is happening globally, and by that I mean the various and multitudinous extinction events occurring all around us, is happening because, through our mass complacency and avoidance of responsibility, it’s what we’ve asked for, it’s what we’ve earned, and what we deserve. Staring pure evil in the face without cease for so long now has almost completely eroded my simple motivating desire to help. Not only am I daily awash in the most horrifying information known to man, all in the attempt to make some sense of it in the context of our age, but then I get to confront the nearly total indifference and willful ignorance of my ‘fellows’ in the so-called real wold. I think it was Carl Jung who suggested that embracing grief was a sure way of growing the soul. Perhaps grief is a good word to describe how I’ve felt for so long now. I feel as though I’m in mourning for the entirety of human potential that is being squandered so vividly by the omnicidal lunatic greed presently leading the consumptive, indulgent, unconscious, idiot masses to their global grave. In a sense I feel that I have participated in fulfilling the cosmic rule of offering ‘fair warning’ whereas our world encompassing predicament is concerned. Today no one can say ‘they didn’t know’ that the global shit storm was a’coming. When I look around at all the glaring signs and indications of the aforementioned doom pervading this reality, looking up to a sky perpetually covered in a shroud of chemical death, or when simply walking around searching for something un-poisoned to eat, I know that that very Shit Storm isn’t just coming, it’s here. And it stinks to high heaven. The trees are dying, the animals too, the sea as well. And it’s all by design! And we’re all paying for it! The human race has become the butt of the worst joke ever, and it’s not even funny. Not even close. Some folks are making a stand and divorcing themselves from their so called governments, countries, churches, ideologies, philosophies and all the rest of that knuckle-dragging b.s. I can relate. It’s a fine exercise in freeing oneself from the various shackles that bind us from the getgo. But what about the Chemtrails and the horrifying agendas behind them? What about Fukushima? We’ve got nuclear fallout raindrops falling on our heads, for heaven’s sake! What about the obvious complicity in genocide ‘our’ governments demonstrated when they supposedly stopped monitoring the situation? Why do I even have to keep pointing to such obvious events? Are you all mad? Haven’t you ever looked up? Don’t you miss the Sun? Are you all so afraid that you’ve already lain down in your graves? Head first, ass in the air waiting for more raping? Are you kidding me? How can you not know that your cell phones are killing you? So are the doctors and their drugs, so are the dentists with their amalgam fillings, the fluoride and all the other poisons in the water we’re expected to drink. So are the bankers, the politicians, and on and on and on. It’s all right there in plain sight for all to see. Let’s be clear: using the word ‘organic’ whereas foods are concerned is a compromise with evil. It’s a euphemism for not calling the rest of that garbage poisoned! Governments are in the slavery business. All religions, and I mean All of Them, are designed to keep their adherents away from the Creator and strip them of their connection to the Source. Schools and universities are there to destroy the human love of creativity. Continued on page 27
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Help Yourself HEADLINES US Provides Dictators With Most Suppressive Online Tools According to foreignpolicy.com, American corporations are major suppliers of software and hardware to all sorts of governments, including dictatorships in the Middle East and North Africa. http://www.presstv.ir/detail/234506.html
City of Roswell, Bullies Man to Death Over His Backyard Chickens An innocent man who had legally been raising a few dozen chickens and other small birds in the backyard of his suburban Atlanta home is now dead, following a crusade of terror perpetrated against him by the City of Roswell in Georgia. Andrew Wordes, who died during a recent raid on his property in which county marshals tried to illegally evict him, was the obvious victim of a rogue state gone mad. http://www.naturalnews.com/035524_Andrew_Wordes_ Roswell_chickens.html
50 Top Astronauts, Scientists, Engineers Slam NASA For Promoting Man-Made Climate Change Dogma Excerpt From the Letter: We, the undersigned, respectfully request that NASA and the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) refrain from including unproven remarks in public releases and websites. We believe the claims by NASA and GISS, that man-made carbon dioxide is having a catastrophic impact on global climate change are not substantiated, especially when considering thousands of years of empirical data. With hundreds of well-known climate scientists and tens of thousands of other scientists publicly declaring their disbelief in the catastrophic forecasts, coming particularly from the GISS leadership, it is clear that the science is NOT settled.
The US Military is Stocking Up On a Massive Amount of Anti-Radiation Pills In Preparation for Nuclear Fallout The US Military is currently seeking a large amount of potassium iodide, this according to a listing on the FBO.gov website by the Defense Logistics Agency. In the listing it is made clear that they want to be ready in the event of nuclear fallout which has lead many to speculate that this could be in response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster or perhaps in anticipation for an attack on an active Iranian nuclear facility. http://theintelhub.com/2012/04/11/the-us-military-isstocking-up-on-a-massive-amount-of-anti-radiationpills-in-preparation-for-nuclear-fallout/
Canada and U.S. Singled Out at Summit Over Drugs, Cuba Canada and the United States are finding themselves at odds with Latin American countries on two thorny issues — the war on drugs and the exclusion of Cuba. Violence related to the drug trade has pushed murder rates in Central America and the Caribbean to the highest in the world. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/04/14/harpersummit-americas.html
Violence Erupts in Canada During Demo Over Tuition Fees Riot police used tear gas, projectiles and rubber bullets on hundreds of students protesting outside a convention center in downtown Montreal where Prime Minster Jean Charest was scheduled to give a speech. The clashes came after a group of students managed to get into the convention center, delaying the prime minister’s speech. At last six protesters were wounded and 17 others arrested in the clashes during the protest rally. http://www.presstv.ir/detail/237279.html
War Zone In Canada – Police Shooting Explosives At Students’ Heads A peaceful protestor loses an eye after police fire stun grenades at students trying to occupy a building during a rally against college tuition hikes in Montreal. The Montreal police are following up on that brutality and out doing themselves as media reports are now surfacing that the police are now directly firing explosives at the heads of student protestors. http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/16/warzone-canada-police-shooting-explosives-studentsheads-97821/
Surgery Bans Elderly Patient Over Her Carbon Footprint An elderly woman was ordered to find a new GP because the “carbon footprint” of her two-mile round trips to the surgery where she had been treated for 30 years was too large. http://www.prisonplanet.com/50-top-astronauts-scientists-engineers-sign-letter-claiming-extremist-giss-isturning-nasa-into-a-laughing-stock.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/9184693/ Surgery-bans-elderly-patient-over-her-carbon-footprint. html
Exposed: The Reality Behind Rothschild’s ‘Ethical’ Sweatshop Olympics Olympic-branded gear – to be worn by British athletes and Games volunteers – is being manufactured for Adidas in sweatshop conditions in Indonesia, making a mockery of claims by London 2012 organisers that this summer’s Games will be the most ethical ever. http://zen-haven.dk/exposed-the-reality-behind-londons-ethical-rothschilds-olympics/
Over Eating: The #1 Killer Overeating places an awesome burden on the body, especially when it is done on a regular basis. According to Ayurveda, a person should always leave the meal table with a little remaining hunger. This “keeps the pump primed” … continually. It allows for the right mix of food, liquid and air to undergo an efficient digestive process in the stomach and beyond. http://thehealthcoach1.com/?p=154
UK Aid Helps to Fund Forced Sterilization of India’s Poor Tens of millions of pounds of UK aid money have been spent on a programme that has forcibly sterilised Indian women and men, the Observer has learned. Many have died as a result of botched operations, while others have been left bleeding and in agony. A number of pregnant women selected for sterilisation suffered miscarriages and lost their babies. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/apr/15/uk-aidforced-sterilisation-india
SICK: Fear Of Radiation A “Psychiatric Disorder” In Japan Some 24.4 percent of people who were hospitalized in Fukushima with psychiatric disorders in the wake of the outbreak of the crisis at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant had done so possibly because of fears of radiation exposure, according to the results of research conducted by psychiatrists at Fukushima Medical University. http://blog.alexanderhiggins.com/2012/03/26/sick-fearradiation-psychiatric-disorder-japan-106131/
Fukushima Daiichi Site: Cesium-137 is 85 times greater than at Chernobyl Many of our readers might find it difficult to appreciate the actual meaning of the figure, yet we can grasp what 85 times more Cesium-137 than the Chernobyl would mean. It would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue of human survival. http://akiomatsumura.com/2012/04/682.html
Swine Flu Vaccines Cause 17-fold Increase in Narcolepsy, Horrified Scientists Discover The long-term health damage caused by the great H1N1 swine flu scam “pandemic” of 2009 -- and particularly the mass vaccination campaign that accompanied it -- is already becoming apparent in the form of an autoimmune disorder. A new review published in the journal Public Library of Science ONE confirms that Pandemrix, a swine flu vaccine produced by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is responsible for causing an up to 1700 percent increase in narcolepsy among children and teenagers under 17 years of age. Similarly, research compiled by Markku Partinen of the Helsinki Sleep Clinic and Hanna Nohynek of the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Finland, both of which were also involved in the new research, has determined a link between Pandemrix and narcolepsy. Children not vaccinated with Pandemrix were found to have a 1300 percent less risk of developing narcolepsy compared to children who were vaccinated with Pandemrix. http://www.naturalnews.com/035501_vaccines_narcolepsy_children.html
Outrage Causes Major Supermarkets to Drop ‘Pink Slime’ Meat Pink slime is a meat filler made from “ammoniated boneless lean beef trimmings or similar products, which are considered unfit for human consumption until ammonia has been added.” It was reported by ABC that a shocking 70% of ground beef at supermarkets contained this pink slime. http://www.activistpost.com/2012/03/activist-outragecauses-major.html
PG&E Begins Removing ‘Smart’ Meters Due to Health Effects
Blamed for Bee Collapse, Monsanto Buys Leading Bee Research Firm Monsanto, the massive biotechnology company being blamed for contributing to the dwindling bee population, has bought up one of the leading bee collapse research organizations. Recently banned from Poland with one of the primary reasons being that the company’s genetically modified corn may be devastating the dying bee population, it is evident that Monsanto is under serious fire for their role in the downfall of the vital insects. It is therefore quite apparent why Monsanto bought one of the largest bee research firms on the planet.
Poland Announces Ban on Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Maize
BPA Makers to Gross $8 Billion Thanks to FDA Rejecting Ban
Cellphone Radiation Detector App Banned by Apple The company instituted the ban because it felt the app would be confusing to customers, though the ban was likely due to the fact that the app could only decrease sales for Apple’s iPhone. Whether Apple’s decision was driven by profit or not, there are some valid questions and concerns regarding the app’s accuracy. http://naturalsociety.com/cellphone-radiation-detectorapp-banned-by-apple/#ixzz1rla890ca
After the Nepalese government decided to allow Monsanto into their borders and subsequently force farmers to use genetically modified seeds, the citizens took to the streets.
Monsanto is being brought to court by dozens of Argentinean tobacco farmers who say that the biotech giant knowingly poisoned them with herbicides and pesticides and subsequently caused “devastating birth defects” in their children.
Street Riots Form in Response to Monsanto Intrusion into Nepal
Just as PG&E enters the final phase of its deployment of wireless “smart” meters in California, the largest of the state’s Investor Owned Utilities (IOU’s) has reversed course, quietly beginning to replace the ‘smart’ meters of those reporting health impacts with the old trusty analog version. Consumer rights and health groups immediately seized on the news, demanding that millions of Californians unhappy with their new wireless meters get their analogs returned immediately at no cost.
Producers of toxic BPA are now boasting $8 billion in sales for 2012 thanks to the FDA rejecting a potential ban on the cancer-linked chemical on March 30th. Despite being linked to about as many serious health conditions as the amount of products it contaminates, the FDA has decided once again to side with mega corporations over protecting the health of the people.
Explosive: Monsanto ‘Knowingly Poisoned Workers’ Causing Devastating Birth Defects
Monsanto’s GMO Seeds Contributing to Farmer Suicides Every 30 Minutes
Following the anti-Monsanto activism launched by nations like France and Hungary, Poland has announced that it will launch a complete ban on growing Monsanto’s genetically modified strain MON810. The announcement, made by Agriculture Minister Marek Sawicki, sets yet another international standard against Monsanto’s genetically modified creations. In addition to being linked to a plethora health ailments, Sawicki says that the pollen originating from this GM strain may actually be devastating the already dwindling bee population. http://naturalsociety.com/poland-ban-monsantos-genetically-modified-maize/#ixzz1rDbwJqdV
In what has been called the single largest wave of recorded suicides in human history, Indian farmers are now killing themselves in record numbers. It has been extensively reported, even in mainstream news, but nothing has been done about the issue. The cause? Monsanto’s cost-inflated and ineffective seeds have been driving farmers to suicide, and is considered to be one of the largest — if not the largest — cause of the quarter of a million farmer suicides over the past 16 years. http://naturalsociety.com/monsantos-gmo-seeds-farmersuicides-every-30-minutes/
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How to Prevent Cavities
Benefits of vaccination Cinnamon theory crumbles by Ethan Huff NaturalNews.com
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reventing the formation of cavities is much easier and more effective than ‘treating’ it with fillings or other dental interventions. In addition, it can save you a considerable amount of financial turmoil. Cavity treatment can cost you hundreds of dollars, depending on how bad the damage can be. If you want to know how to prevent cavities the natural way (without the use of chemical treatments or mainstream dentistry), here are some tips to help you do so: •
Consume foods rich in alkaline. Alkaline is responsible for making the bones strong and healthy. Thus, eating alkaline-rich foods can help prevent the formation of cavities. Foods that are rich in alkaline include fruits and vegetables. • Balance acidity levels. Being too acidic can result in an unbalanced pH level in the body, which will lead the body to lose calcium. Calcium is essential to helping keep the bones healthy. Avoid eating too much acidic or sugar-related foods, as they set the acidity of the body off-balance. • Eat raw vegetables. Cooking vegetables makes them lose their cell-building nutrients, which will result in getting lower levels of essential nutrients. Eat your vegetables raw once in a while to maximize the nutrients you can receive. • Use tea-tree oil. Incorporating tea-tree oil into the oral products you use on your teeth is very beneficial. Tea-tree can actually protect the teeth from bacteria growth, so cavities would not build up. • Drink more water. Water is needed to produce saliva. Saliva is very important because it protects the mouth. It contains important mucus and enzymes which help cover the teeth. Without saliva, the body cannot easily break down the food, and also will not be able to help balance out the acidity levels of the mouth. These are just some of the steps you can do to ensure that your are cavity-free. With these you not only get healthy teeth, you also get a healthy body.
innamon is more than just another household spice that can add more flavour to your dishes and pastries. While the irresistibly delicious spice can add a certain zest to your meals, it also packs powerful health benefits. The next time that you have the urge to indulge in a cinnamon-based treat, you should give in — your body will thank you. After all, cinnamon has a plethora of serious wellness benefits that should not be overlooked. Amazingly, cinnamon is considered one of the oldest spices that is still in use across the globe. Originally, it was grown only within Sri Lanka and other parts of South East Asia. In early 2000 BC, this was transported to Egypt. Today, almost all countries around the world rely on the wonderful flavour that comes from cinnamon. In addition, many cultures were — and still are — fully aware of cinnamon’s healing characteristics. Lowering cholesterol levels is one of the most recognized benefits of this spice. The components of cinnamon can reduce the amount of bad cholesterol and triglycerides within the body, promoting cardiovascular and overall wellness alike. Cinnamon and other spices have even been found to fight heart disease as a whole. Blood sugar can also be regulated by this spice. This is good for both diabetic and hypoglycaemic individuals. Cinnamon even helps in regulating the amount of glucose inside the body, which aids in controlling dramatic changes with insulin levels. To experience some of cinnamon’s effects, start by adding ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder in your daily meal. Even if a person does not have diabetes or hypoglycemia, adding cinnamon to your diet may make it easier to control your mood. Cinnamon works for those who are suffering from arthritis too. Studies have shown that cytokines, which trigger the pain in arthritis-stricken body parts, can be lowered by cinnamon. In effect, the intolerable pain would become more manageable. For women, regular intake of cinnamon is also a reliable relief for menstrual pain. In fact, this can also improve problems that are related to infertility. These natural health benefits are attributed to something known as cinnamaldehyde — a compound that is found in cinnamon. The benefits of cinnamon are many. Matched with a great taste, cinnamon is an excellent choice when you’re looking to spice up your meals with both added taste and powerful nutrition.
hile the medical, pharmaceutical, and vaccine industries are busy pushing new vaccines for practically every condition under the sun, a new study published in the journal Immunity completely deconstructs the entire vaccination theory. It turns out that the body’s natural immune systems, comprised of both innate and adaptive components, work together to ward off disease without the need for antibodyproducing vaccines. The theory behind vaccines is that they mimic infection by spurring B cells, one of the two major types of white blood cells in the immune system, to produce antibodies as part of the adaptive immune system. It is widely believed that these vaccine-induced antibodies, which are part of the more specific adaptive immune system, teach the immune system how to directly respond to an infection before the body becomes exposed to it. But the new research highlights the fact that innate immunity plays a significant role in fighting infections, and is perhaps more important than adaptive immunity at preventing or fighting infections. In tests, adaptive immune system antibodies were shown to be unable to fight infection by themselves, which in essence debunks the theory that vaccine-induced antibodies serve any legitimate function in preventing or fighting off infection. “Our findings contradict the current view that antibodies are absolutely required to survive infection with viruses like VSV (vesicular stomatitis virus), and establish an unexpected function for B cells as custodians of macrophages in antiviral immunity,” said Dr. Uldrich H. von Andrian from Harvard Medical School. “It will be important to further dissect the role of antibodies and interferons in immunity against similar viruses that attack the nervous system, such as rabies, West Nile virus, and Encephalitis.” As explained by Dr. Russell Blaylock in a recent interview with Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, vaccines not only do not work as advertised, but they actually damage the body’s innate immunity. Rather than teach the body how to respond to infections, vaccines actually inhibit the immune system’s ability to produce TH2-type cytokines, and suppress cellular immunity, which is how the body protects itself against deadly viruses and bacteria. So once again, the myth that vaccinations serve any sort of legitimate medical purpose has been deconstructed by breakthrough science. Regardless of whether or not the mainstream medical community wants to admit it, pro-vaccine ideology is increasingly finding itself in the dustheap of outmoded pseudoscience.
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Autism and Disappearing Bees: A Common Denominator?
by Brian Moench CommonDreams.org
few days ago the Salt Lake Tribune’s front page headline declared, “Highest rate in the nation, 1 in 32 Utah boys has autism.” This is a national public health emergency, whose epicentre is Utah said Gov. Herbert. A more obscure story on the same day read: “New pesticides linked to bee population collapse.” If you eat food, and hope to do so in the future, this is another global emergency, A common denominator may underlie both headlines. ￼ A Stanford University study with 192 pairs of twins, with one twin autistic and one not, found that genetics accounts for 38% of the risk of autism, and environmental factors account for 62%. Supporting an environmental/genetic tag team are other studies showing autistic children and their mothers have a high rate of a genetic deficiency in the production of glutathione, an anti-oxidant and the body’s primary means of detoxifying heavy metals. High levels of toxic metals in children are strongly correlated with the severity of autism. Low levels of glutathione, coupled with high production of another chemical, homocysteine, increase the chance of a mother having an autistic child to one in three. That autism is four times more common among boys than girls is likely related to a defect in the single male X chromosome contributing to anti-oxidant deficiency. There is no such thing as a genetic disease epidemic because genes don’t change that quickly. So the alarming rise in autism must be the result of increased environmental exposures that exploit these genetic defects. During the critical first three months of gestation a human embryo adds 250,000 brain cells per minute reach-
ing 200 billion by the fifth month. There is no chemical elixir that improves this biologic miracle, but thousands of toxic substances can cross the placenta and impair that process, leaving brain cells stressed, inflamed, less well developed, fewer in number and with fewer connections with each other all of which diminish brain function. The opportunity to repair the resulting deficits later on is limited. The list of autism’s environmental suspects is long and comes from many studies that show higher rates of autism with greater exposure to flame retardants, plasticizers like BPA, pesticides, endocrine disruptors in personal care products, heavy metals in air pollution, mercury, and pharmaceuticals like anti-depressants. (Utah’s highest in the nation autism rates are matched by the highest rates of anti-depressant use and the highest mercury levels in the country in the Great Salt Lake). Doctors have long advised women during pregnancy to avoid any unnecessary consumption of drugs or chemicals. But as participants in modern society we are all now exposed to over 83,000 chemicals from the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe and the consumer products we use. Pregnant women and their children have 100 times more chemical exposures today than 50
years ago. The average newborn has over 200 different chemicals and heavy metals contaminating its blood when it takes its first breath. 158 of them are toxic to the brain. Little wonder that rates of autism, attention deficit and behavioural disorders are all on the rise. How does this relate to vanishing bees and our food supply? Two new studies, published simultaneously in the journal Science, show that the rapid rise in use of insecticides is likely responsible for the mass disappearance of bee populations. The world’s food chain hangs in the balance because 90% of native plants require pollinators to survive. The brain of insects is the intended target of these insecticides. They disrupt the bees homing behaviour and their ability to return to the hive, kind of like “bee autism.” But insects are different than humans, right? Human and insect nerve cells share the same basic biological infrastructure. Chemicals that interrupt electrical impulses in insect nerves will do the same to humans. But humans are much bigger than insects and the doses to humans are minuscule, right? During critical first trimester development a human is no bigger than an insect so there is every reason to believe that pesticides could wreak havoc with the developing brain of a human embryo. But human embryos aren’t out in corn fields being sprayed with insecticides, are they? A recent study showed that every human tested had the world’s best selling pesticide, Roundup, detectable in their urine at concentrations between five and twenty times the level considered safe for drinking water. The autism epidemic and disappearing bees are real public health emergencies created by allowing our world to be overwhelmed by environmental toxins. Environmental protection is human protection, especially for the smallest and most vulnerable among us.
Ginger VS Cancer by Anthony Gucciardi
inger, a cousin spice of super anti-cancer substance turmeric, is known for its ability to shrink tumours. Astoundingly, it is even more effective than many cancer drugs, which have been shown to be completely ineffective and actually accelerate the death of cancer patients. Commonly consumed across the world in small doses among food and beverage products, the medicinal properties of ginger far surpass even advanced pharmaceutical inventions.
The subject of one study based out of Georgia State University, whole ginger extract was revealed to shrink prostate tumour size by a whopping 56% in mice. The anti-cancer properties were observed in addition to ginger’s role in reducing inflammation as well as being a rich source of life-enhancing antioxidants. But what about cancer
drugs? Could this simple spice really topple the advanced pharmaceuticals that are often touted as the ‘only option’ for cancer patients by medical doctors? It turns out that cancer drugs are not only severely ineffective at permanently shrinking tumours, but they actually make tumours larger and kill the patient more quickly. More specifically, the tumours have been found to ‘metasize’, meaning they come back stronger and bigger than their original size. What’s more, the ‘metasizing’ was found to be very aggressive. According to scientists Beth Israel of the Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, the premium priced drugs were little more than death sentences for many patients. “Whatever manipulations we’re doing to tumours can inadvertently do something to increase the tumour numbers to become more metastatic, which is what kills patients at the end of the day,” said study author Dr. Raghu Kalluri. These are the very drugs considered to be the scientifically proven solution by mainstream health officials. Meanwhile, ginger presents virtually no side effects and has been used as a food product by many cultures for countless centuries. Instead of creating super tumours, whole ginger extract was shown to exert significant growth-inhibiting and death-inductory effects in a spectrum of prostate cancer cells. Over 17 other studies have also reached similar conclusions on ginger’s anticancer benefits, with the spice being shown by peer-reviewed research to positively impact beyond 101 diseases.
Proactive Steps to a Cancer Free Life by Cynthia Henrich
ancer is an opportunistic disease. It uses the opportunity that it recognizes in a toxically burdened, nutritionally and emotionally deficient body to overrun your normal defence system. Cancer, which seems like such an overwhelming and complicated disease, truly has the potential to be vastly simplified when you break it down to its most basic issues: deficiency and toxicity. Figure out the reasons behind the deficiency and clean up the toxic burden, and your body is enabled to carry on the healing processes of which it is intrinsically capable. This actually applies to virtually all disease, both physical and emotional. More and more research supports the optimization of our Vitamin D levels as an extremely important step in the quest for a cancer free, long and healthy life. In fact, a recent study in The American Journal of Cardiology found that Vitamin D deficiency (serum levels below 30 ng/ml or 75 nmol/L) was a strong independent predictor of all causes of death. More than 70% of the people in the study were below the status of 30 ng/ml required for “sufficiency”, but many clinicians believe that the number for sufficiency should be closer to 50 ng/ml, putting about 95% of the people in a state of deficiency. Vitamin D3, cholecalciferol, is what our bodies produce when our skin is exposed to the sun or UV-B light. Everyone should know their Vitamin D status, simply ask your doctor to run a 25(OH)D test (not a 1,25(OH)D test) the next time you get your blood drawn. It’s as important as knowing your address or phone number, and it’s virtually guaranteed that you are not at optimal levels. But since Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, which your body will store, it’s important to check your baseline, and also a good way to gauge, over time, how much sun and supplementation is required to get you and keep you healthy. The importance of becoming sufficient in regards to your Vit D levels cannot be overstated when it comes to cancer, but the incredible benefits extend much further. Having optimized Vit D levels enables our immune
system to function correctly, both in it’s ability to ward off disease and to effectively modulate itself so as not to create autoimmune conditions. Vit D has been shown to clear the brain of the plaques found in Alzheimer’s disease, shrink uterine fibroids, and prevent cavities in your teeth. Is there nothing this sunshine jewel cannot conquer? From Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology: “Some nontraditional roles ascribed to vitamin D include anti-inflammatory and immune-modulating effects. These effects have led to possible implications in the pathophysiology of immune-mediated diseases including multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In addition, vitamin D insufficiency has been linked to higher rates of cancers including colon, prostate and breast cancers.” According to the Grassroots Health Vitamin D Action Project, certain levels of Vitamin D equate to being optimal for different situations: deficient < 50 ng/ml optimal 50-70 ng/ml to address cancer, disease and calcium absorption 70-100 ng/ml pregnancy outcomes 120 ng/ml Most adults will require between 1,000-5,000 IU per day to maintain sufficiency, and up to 8,000 IU per day to get sufficient, in addition to the sun and what little is derived from foods. What about toxicity? Not a problem indicates the study, which found no toxicity with up to 10,000 IU per day and up to 200 ng/ml serum levels. Take advantage of the energy of the sun by getting as much Vitamin D as possible by going outside, without sunscreen, for 10-15 minutes, or until you notice a faint pink tinge to your skin. Of course, adjust for the fairness of your skin according to what you know your limits may be, but you need to expose your arms, at least, and NO sunscreen or the magic will not happen! Our human ancestors did not have sunscreen and their bodies were capable of handling daily sun exposure; farmers have been out in the sun for years without mas-
sive waves of death and skin cancer. Our issue is that we do not consume the proper nutrition to support the health and protection of our skin, such as the antioxidants and phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables, preferably organic, and another source of ultraprotection, astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a super-antioxidant found in krill and other sea creatures that consume a micro-algae rich diet of this incredible super fat-soluble carotenoid. Supplementing with 4 mg of high quality astaxanthin can be extremely protective against sun damage and supportive of your overall immune function and is definitely high on the list of things to add to your regimen for optimal health. It’s also the perfect compliment in your quest for optimal Vitamin D absorption from sunshine! Create a body your soul wants to live in! Cynthia Henrich supports people diagnosed with early stage cancer who are motivated to create change in their lives to leave the demon they’ve faced in the dust. Cancer is a lifestyle, deficiency, emotional dis-ease that can create enormous and positive change in one’s life, when approached as a puzzle that you solve to reach your full health potential. Cynthia Henrich, Holistic Health Insider, is the little black book of optimal health; providing simple, timeless, elegant, solutions to a life challenge that can seem overwhelming. Cynthia was diagnosed with Stage 2 colon cancer ten years ago, after being misdiagnosed for two years in the mainstream. Cynthia and her husband had two beautiful boys, 4 and 2, at the time of diagnosis, and her dreams came true when she learned she was having a little girl almost two years after her diagnosis. And thus commenced a hold-ontight, roller-coaster-adventure, everything-is-possible life of bliss helping others to do the same.
Cancer Industry Fraud Exposed T
by Jonathan Benson
he vast majority of so-called scientific studies focused on cancer research are inaccurate and potentially fraudulent, suggests a new review published in the journal Nature. A shocking 88 percent of 53 “landmark” studies on cancer that have been published in reputable journals over the years cannot be reproduced, according to the review, which means that their conclusions are patently false. C. Glenn Begley, a former head of global cancer research at drug giant Amgen and author of the review, was unable to replicate the findings of 47 of the 53 studies he examined. It appears as though researchers are simply fabricating findings that will garner attention and headlines rather than publishing what they actually discover, which helps them to maintain a steady stream of grant funding but deceives the public. “These are the studies the pharmaceutical industry relies on to identify new targets for drug development,” said Begley about the false studies. “But if you’re going to place a $1 million or $2 million or $5 million bet on an observation, you need to be sure it’s true. As we tried to reproduce these papers we became convinced you can’t take anything at face value.” Begley says he cannot publish the names of the studies whose findings are false. But since it is now apparent that the vast majority of them are invalid, it only follows that the vast majority of modern approaches to cancer treatment are also invalid. Back in 2009, researchers from the University of
Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center also published an analysis that revealed many popular cancer studies to be false. As can be expected, one of the primary causes of false results was determined to be conflicts of interest that tended to favour “findings” that worked out best for drug companies rather than for the people.
Ironically, the only thing all these scientists have been able to successfully reproduce over the years is research showing that much of modern science is unsound. Whether it is funded by drug companies or by agenda-driven federal grants, the so-called “gold standard” of science has been debunked as a greed-driven myth.
Published research for other conditions also found to be invalid The Nature study also confirms what was previously uncovered by Dr. George Robertson from Dalhousie University, who found the same inconsistencies in published research studies on Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Just like with cancer, it appears that the foundation upon which drugs for these conditions have been developed is fallacious as a result of phoney research. And scientists working for drug giant Bayer have run into similar problems in other areas as well, which they outlined in a 2011 paper entitled ‘Believe it or not’. According to their findings, much of the published data with which they were expected to develop new drugs could not be reproduced, either. “The scientific community assumes that the claims in a preclinical study can be taken at face value,” add Begley and his colleague Dr. Lee Ellis in their review. This published research also assumes that “the main message of [papers] can be relied on [...] Unfortunately, this is not always the case.”
Are Boys Turning in to Girls Because of Man Made Chemicals? by Dak
ecently we are seeing accelerated puberty in young girls, an alarming increase in the men with extremely low sperm counts and transgender phenomenon growing at alarming pace. Endocrinologist have found out that endocrine disruptor found in man made, and common chemicals like DES, dioxin, PCBs, DDT, plasticizers and in many more chemicals we use daily, are responsible for this unusual phenomenon. Endocrine disruptor gets locked in to our fatty tissues and they can not be excreted out of our bodies as they are insoluble in water and accumulate during our entire lifetime. Endocrine disruptors disturb the endocrine glands that releases hormones into the bloodstream that control various organs of the body. The endocrine glands includes the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, thymus, pancreas, ovaries, and testicles. Developing fetuses and infants are more vulnerable to endocrine disruptors. In the 1950’s and 60’s doctors prescribed a synthetic estrogen called diethylstilbestrol (DES) to pregnant women to prevent miscarriages which was later found to contain endocrine disruptors. Over five million women were affected by this drug. Miscarriages, spontaneous abortions, premature births, birth defects of the uterus and ovaries, immune system defects, undescended testicles, malformed sperm in boys, chronic depression and other psychiatric
disorders were all reported. Use of estrogen has caused breast cancer in some women. A study done on the Potomac River in 2000 found 80 percent of the male fish collected had become feminized and that their sex organs were not producing sperm. Scientists suspected that pollution in the river must have had something to do with it. Scientist have proven that the large pesticide spill in lake Apopka, Florida, was responsible for the declining alligator population. Investigation revealed endocrine disruptors in the bodies and eggs of the alligators. A similar type of spill also happened in the Great Lakes area but this time it was a polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) spill. Bird feeding on fish in this area have shown similar dysfunctions. People who consumed
fish from this lake had thyroid problems. Offspring of fish-eating mothers in this area weighed less at birth with smaller heads and they scored less in IQ test. Plastic bottles commonly used to store water and beverages contain substances known as phthalates which are considered to be potent endocrine disruptors. These chemicals can leach into the beverage, particularly when the bottle is subjected to heat, or when the beverage is acidic. Viinclozolin, a fungicide used on fruit blocks testosterone signals in males. Animals exposed to bisphenol-A and other phthalates have became hyper and agitated. This endocrine disruptor could irreversibly retard brain development, With little or no governmental protection from these chemicals and their manufacturers, let us follow these simple precautions to save our next generation: • • • • • •
Educate yourself, your family and friends about endocrine disruptors. Use organic pesticides and fertilizers. Do not give young children soft plastic teether or toys Buy organic food whenever possible Do not store fatty foods or water in plastic containers. Use glass article were ever possible. It is better to use natural estrogen replacement for men who require hormone replacement therapy .
Memory Improving Foods A
by Naomi Woods
bad memory can be a serious handicap to anyone — particularly when it affects your daily life. Bad memory is also a characteristic of poor health, it can actually indicate that your brain is functioning slowly. There are many things that you can do to help improve your memory (like slim down your waistline), but one simple technique that you can do right away is to add healthy foods into your diet. Here is a list of some of the best foods that can help boost your memory and increase overall brain function: •
Fish (Omega-3 fatty acids): fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which not only helps the heart, but also aids in boosting memory power and fighting depression. Omega-3 fatty acids are components of the brain, so it can aid in enhancing brain cell function. Herring, salmon,
tuna, mackerel, halibut, anchovies, and sardines contain the highest Omega-3 fatty acids. Just make sure you’re eating high-quality wild-caught seafood, as many imported and farmed fish are actually threats to your health! Berries (anthocyanin): berries are rich in anthocyanin, a phytochemical responsible for preventing memory loss — especially the kind that comes with age. Berries also contain quercetin, which helps in the proper function of the brain cells. Blueberries, raspberries, apples, as well as dark-colored grapes contain both, so including them in your daily diet can help improve your memory. Greens: vegetables, especially cruciferous ones, aid in boosting your memory power. These include cau-
liflower, broccoli, cabbage, sprouts, lettuce, and many other leafy vegetables. They are not only packed with memory-boosting elements, but with loads of vitamins and minerals that can help to keep your entire body in optimal health. Nuts: nuts are packed with loads of vitamin E and B6 as well as folate, omega-3, and omega-6 fatty acids, which can help mental energy. There are a lot of varieties to choose from too.
By incorporating these foods into your daily diet, you are not only helping your memory, but also aiding in the improvement of your complete and total health.
Foods for Healthy Eyes by Mike Barrett NaturalSociety.com
ision is almost always the most important of the five senses to most people. If someone had to choose one sense to give up, vision is almost never the choice. Most of what we take in is done so through the eyes, and keeping the eyes healthy is extremely important. It seems that the way society is handling the decline in vision is not helping. People are getting less vitamins and nutrients, and glasses are being prescribed for any vision decline. Despite glasses being touted as the solution, it might seem weird to you that when someone starts to wear glasses, their vision doesn’t get better. As vision worsens, stronger prescriptions are given out every year, and vision never seems to budge in the direction we want it to. Imagine walking around with a weak leg, and being prescribed new crutches every year instead of attempting to solve the problem at it’s root. So how do you improve your vision? Taking in the
proper eye-enhancing vitamins and nutrients is certainly a good place to start. It would be ideal to change your diet so it is an overall healthy one. After that, add some visionboosting foods for your eye health. Here are some foods to eat for your eyesight. Eggs Cysteine and sulphur are two components of glutathione, a protein which acts as an antioxidant for your eye lens. Lutein is also a powerful nutrient that helps eye health and has been shown to reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration. Eggs contain all of these. Tomatoes Tomatoes contain lycopene and lutein, two powerful carotenoids found to help vision. Although lycopene is well documented as a cancer-fighting agent, its antioxidant effects also protect the eyes from sun damage. Apricots Rich in beta-carotene and lycopene, apricots harness the capabilities of these phytochemicals and enhance your vision. Beta-carotene converts to vitamin A in the body, an antioxidant which resists oxidative stress damage to the eye lens. Garlic and Onions If you aren’t about to go on a date and want to feed your eyes, have sulphur-rich garlic or onions. Garlic and onions are important for glutahione production, a protein which contains sulphur that acts as an antioxidant for the eye lens. Glutathione helps macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts.
Carrots It’s true, carrots really are essential for healthy eyes. They are rich in beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein, Beta-carotene converts to vitamin A which resists oxidative stress damage to the lens of the eye. Lycopene is a phytonutrient antioxidant which protects the eye from sun damage. Lutein is a phytonutrient which protects the eye from free radical damage. Blueberries Blueberries are packed with eye-enhancing nutrients. Not only do they contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, but they also contain anthocyanins, phytonutrients which have been shown to improve night vision. They are also rich in the flavonoids rutin, resveratrol, and quercitin. Two minerals they contain which help with vision are selenium and zinc. Broccoli Broccoli protects the retina from free radical damage. A compound found in broccoli called sulphoraphane naturally strengthens the body’s defence system against free radicals. Zucchini Zucchini is rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, two carotenoids which protect the central retina from blue and ultraviolet light. Collard Greens Collards, like all leafy green vegetables, are high in lutein. Fatty Fish Fish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. They are especially high in EPA and DHA, two very important omega-3 fats which are important for cellular health. 30 percent of the fatty acids which comprise the retina are DHA fatty acids. Unfortunately, fish are highly toxic these days. It may be a better choice to take a high quality omega-3 supplement rather than reply on fish for your essential fatty acids.
5 Reasons to Start Meditating Today By Luis R. Miranda
any think of meditation as a silly New Age practice or “too hippie” for their taste. Some others think it is against their religion. In the 1970s, Swami Muktananda arrived in Santa Monica, California from India to kick off his “meditation revolution” in the USA. A young reporter asked if her rabbi would allow meditation. Muktananda responded with this question, “Does your rabbi allow you to sleep?” Meditation is not sleep. But it is very personally subjective and doesn’t conflict with any religious dogma or belief system. It requires daily practice for optimum benefits. It’s considered better to meditate for short periods daily than long periods occasionally. Meditation requires you sit comfortably in a restful space, close your eyes, and allow mind chatter to settle on its own without forceful intervention. It also includes focusing on your breathing while calmly witnessing your thoughts and mental imagery without attachment or aversion. Remain relaxed, aware, and alert. Start with short sessions daily and increase durations as you get more out of your practice. Eventually you’ll come to enjoy the tranquility and clarity of a quiet mind. This takes steady, patient practice. Recently, medical researchers have been exploring the physiological and psychological benefits of daily meditation.
food and water is being poisoned, beneficial foods and supplements are being banned, and toxic pharmaceuticals are shoved our way. Let’s add the worsening economic and financial situations inflicted upon us by elite financial manipulators. All this awareness is conducive to stress unless one is oblivious. Even those who are oblivious have other daily functions that are stressful to them. We simply live in stressful times. But with meditation, we all have an equal opportunity for a release that helps us maintain good health despite all this. Escaping into delusional fantasy is avoided. This release doesn’t require expensive vacationing, drug and alcohol use, or binge eating. Lots of TV makes you duller and more stupid. Lots of meditation makes you smarter and more able cope in this mad world through tolerance. All these benefits haven’t delved into the increased spiritual awareness that eventually leads to absorption into inner realms of existence and eventually even total spiritual salvation. Meditation masters consider this the ultimate goal of daily meditation. Starting meditation with only your health in mind will get you going on that journey too. Guess that makes reason number six.
Research on meditation proves health benefits 1. Heart health: Meditation leads to calmness and better stress management. One report from England claims it cuts heart disease in half. The study was done on people with a history of heart health problems. Another study in Southern California had similar conclusions. 2. Blood Pressure: Blood pressure is lowered naturally by practicing meditation daily. This has been measured and recorded. 3. Stress reduction and improved energy levels: General health, immunity, and energy levels are boosted by meditation in that it reduces sympathetic nervous system activity, resulting in reduced stress hormones released. Chronic fatigue or adrenal fatigue and a compromised immune system are the direct results of too many unnecessary adrenaline and cortisol secretions.
4. Increased intelligence: A University of California, Los Angeles study showed MRI evidence of increased gyrification (brain matter folding) in the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain associated with overall cognitive intelligence. 5. Self awareness and reflection: Similar studies in Massachusetts and Germany showed brain matter changes corresponded with feelings of improved self esteem and peacefulness within eight weeks of daily meditation.
A meditation opinion Now medical science assures us it’s a good idea to meditate for practical health reasons. Consider how this benefits us as our
he development of a Human being is a feat of engineering brilliance which goes beyond the comprehension of the average person. The blueprint for this understated and yet stunning design begins to unfold when 23 chromosomes containing DNA information carried by Male sperm unites with 23 chromosomes contained in the Female egg – it is this combination of 46 chromosomes that will prompt the primitive heart (which consists of just two basic tubes at this stage) to form in the new embryo no less than 18 days after conception, incredibly, just four days later, around day 22, this primitive heart is animated by an ‘electric’ spark and begins beating.
￼ Even though this primitive heart is the first organ to develop in the body it doesn’t resemble a heart in appearance as you can see by looking at the picture above. Personally, I have to wonder if the left & right endocardial tubes materialize because (sub)atomic particles are attracted to, and then structure themselves around, two electric currents already in existence; likewise, when the heart begins beating the moment a prototype ‘consciousness’ emerges and the proto-body becomes a living but not yet (consciously aware) intelligent being that has the potential to evolve into something quite extraordinary. At the beginning and center of this brilliance is the
Intelligen heart. The heart develops before the brain. Furthermore, the institutionalized belief that the Heart is merely a pump has been shown to be wrong, in fact, it can be shown to be a twin opposing vortex which embodies the physical capacity to be considered a mini-brain and it communicates with the brain and body in four ways, these are through neurological communication (nervous system), biophysical communications (pulse wave), biochemical communication (hormones), and energetic communication through the interaction of electromagnetic fields. It is no longer viable to argue the brain is the driving seat of consciousness or that communication between the heart and brain is a one-way process… the belief that the brain speaks and the heart does as it’s told has been thrown out the window. After extensive research, one of the early pioneers in neurocardiology, Dr. J. Andrew Armour, introduced the concept of a functional “heart brain” in 1991. His work revealed that the heart has a complex intrinsic nervous system that is sufficiently sophisticated to qualify as a “little brain” in its own right. The heart’s brain is an intricate network of several types of neurons, neurotransmitters, proteins and support cells like those found in the brain proper. Its elaborate circuitry enables it to act independently of the cranial brain – to learn, remember, and even feel and sense. The recent book Neurocardiology, edited by Dr. Armour and Dr. Jeffrey Ardell, provides a comprehensive overview of the function of the heart’s intrinsic nervous system and the role of central and peripheral autonomic neurons in the regulation of cardiac function. Although we may not have the capacity as a developing embryo or foetus or baby to understand much of anything (at least that we can remember) every single cell in our body is being enveloped by an electric (informational) field which is emanating from the Mother’s heart. This field oscillates with emotions, in
other words, it can change frequencies and these changes can influence those coming into contact with it. Furthermore, others that comes into close proximity with the Mothers field will generate an interaction where information can be transferred energetically. Without even realizing we are an integral part of our Mother’s conscious experiences… both good and bad. The same principle applies to adults. Something else to consider as well is the phenomenon of water memory. When you consider we are water-based right down to the molecular level one has to ponder how much of an influence thoughts and feelings of the Mother and those that interact with the Mother’s heart field have on cellular development. If words or emotions projected in anger distorts water at a molecular level what kind of distortion is being manifest to water-based (sub)atomic structures? Sound frequencies are information in that they either carry or are instructions to organize matter – we can see this in Cymatics. Different frequencies structure matter into different shapes. We decode these frequencies and hear a noise that is the frequency – we basically tune in. Frequencies are energy/force information. Beethoven’s 9th symphony for example is harmonic frequencies or oscillating energies/ force. Thoughts and emotions, which define human experience contain all kinds of information depending on what
we are thinking and how we are feeling. This information or knowledge is intangible even though it’s coherent, organized, and intelligent. Love and Hate will have unique frequencies and an entire spectrum of frequencies can manifest from Love and Hate when you consider the kind of feelings we can “will” into experience. Thoughts and feelings are not only chemical-based but they are (electrical) energy or frequency based as well. The final two studies in this section are concerned with energetic communication by the heart, which we also refer to as cardio-electromagnetic communication. The heart is the most powerful generator of electromagnetic energy in the human body, producing the largest rhythmic electromagnetic field of any of the body’s organs. The heart’s electrical field is about 60 times greater in amplitude than the electrical activity generated by the brain. This field, measured in the form of an electrocardiogram (ECG), can be detected anywhere on the surface of the body. Furthermore, the magnetic field produced by the heart is more than 5,000 times greater in strength than the field generated by the brain, and can be detected a number of feet away from the body, in all directions, using SQUID-based magnetometers. Prompted by our findings that the cardiac field is modulated by different emotional states (described in the previous section), we performed several studies to investigate the possibility that the electromagnetic field generated by the heart may transmit information that can
be received by others. Everything that is tangible in nature has dimension. This is an inescapable fact. The length of something reveals how long that something is. This is information. The width of something determines how wide that particular something is. This is information. Likewise the depth of some-thing establishes the height of an object – all of these tangible qualities define three dimensional information. But what dimension(s) do thoughts and emotions have if they are transmitted energetically… do thoughts and feelings have dimension in that they are imprinted on/in/around indivisible (sub)atomic particles, are they attached to, or are they an integral part of the energy associated with brain waves and electric fields? Thus, the last two studies summarized in this section explore interactions that take place between one person’s heart and another’s brain when two people touch or are in proximity. This research elucidates the intriguing finding that the electromagnetic signals generated by the heart have the capacity to affect others around us. Our data indicate that one person’s heart signal can affect another’s brainwaves, and that heart-brain synchronization can occur between two people when they interact. Finally, it appears that as individuals increase psychophysiological coherence, they become more sensitive to the subtle electromagnetic signals communicated by those around them. Taken together, these results suggest that cardioelectromagnetic communication may be a little-known source of information exchange between people, and that this exchange is influenced by our emotions. The highlighted section of energetic communication is the most fascinating and intriguing aspect of this research. This explores (energy) information being transferred between electric fields. We experience these types of interactions when we walk into a room and are able to “sense” something is wrong. We can’t quite put our finger on it. We feel bad vibes but we don’t know why and more often than not we will dismiss the vibes even though we know we were probably the topic of conversation moments before, or that a heated exchange has just taken place between two people who are now sitting with fake smiles on flustered faces. It’s easier to tow the line of ignorance and dismiss the phenomenon despite the obvious static or electrical fluctuations lingering in the air. The concept of intelligent energy gets even fuzzier because energy is defined through the conservation of energy. “Energy can neither be created nor destroyed it can only be transformed from one state to another” Think about the above for a moment. If thoughts, memories and emotions can be measured via ‘brainwaves’ and electric fields then these electric projections can only exist as part of something that cannot be created or destroyed. Does the fact that the Heart-field is massively more
powerful than the Brain-field confirm which organ has the influence on the body. Does the presence of electric fields confirm the presence of at least two electric currents “pinched” at points we can call nodes? The nodes being the brain and heart. Let’s not forget the human body is designed as a near-perfect conductor of electricity because it is very much water-based… it is the perfect medium (entity) for facilitating this mysterious force. When the heart stops beating or the brain ceases to function the Human body becomes inanimate or dead. What has happened is that the body is no longer being animated and electricity (and consciousness) are no longer present in the flesh. Matter becomes lifeless, there is no magnetic field, the body cannot function when the electrical forces have departed. Where does this life-giving force or Fohat go if it cannot be created or destroyed? Some suggest that the events (memories) that constitute our lives become part of the Akashic records or the eternal library. Thoughts manifest within an ethereal part of our-self that we call the Mind. Memories, like thoughts, are energybased and are “seen” in the Mind and not before our eyes. They are intangible. Where does this “information” disappear to? The brain is flesh and blood, it is tissue that consists of molecules, which are atoms fused together, they are indivisible particles, pieces of matter. There are no flesh and blood filing cabinets hidden away in that drab grey organ we call a brain.
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and vegetables, aquaponics systems incorporate fish and other sea creatures into the mix as well. A hybrid of the two systems, aquaponics provides some city dwellers with adequate space the ability to produce their own fish for meat, and even sell it to generate revenue. You can learn more about these 4 types of permaculture gardening by visiting these links: • • • • • •
http://www.small-farm-permaculture-and-sustainable-living.com http://www.verticrop.com/about.html http://www.veganorganic.net http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/vista/html_pubs/hydro/hydroponic.html http://www.backyardaquaponics.com/ http://www.urbanaquaponics.com/
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This means the ocean isn’t diluting the radiation as expected. If it had been, cesium levels would have kept falling. The finding suggests that radiation is still being released into the ocean long after the accident in March, 2011. Less than two weeks after the tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster, Michael Kane, an investigative journalist, reported, “In the wake of the continuing nuclear tragedy in Japan, the United States government is still moving quickly to increase the amounts of radiation the population
can “safely” absorb by raising the safe zone for exposure to levels designed to protect the government and nuclear industry more than human life.” The radiation has absolutely reached the shores of North America. Water samples from across the continent have tested positive for unsafe levels of radioactivity. The levels exceeded federal drinking water thresholds, known as maximum contaminant levels, or MCL, by as much as 181 times. This means that the complete ecosystem of the Pacific Ocean is now poisoned with radiation and we aren’t being warned. Samples of milk taken across the United States have shown radiation at levels 2000 percent higher than EPA maximums. The reason that milk is so significant is that it it representative of the entire food supply. According to an article published on Natural News, “Cows consume grass and are exposed to the same elements as food crops and water supplies. In other words, when cows’ milk starts testing positive for high levels of radioactive elements, this is indicative of radioactive contamination of the entire food supply.” The GMO Food and Drug Pushers Administration and the Environmental Deception Protection Agency, instead of refusing to prohibit the sale of tainted foods and mandatory testing of foods produced and harvested from the Pacific Coast, have simply raised the “acceptable levels” of radioactive material in foods. Clearly, the “it’s-allfor-your-own-good” government will not protect us, or even inform us of the dangers so we can protect ourselves, because it might dip into the pockets of the global elite, the nuclear energy industry, and the food industries. There is big money behind this coverup. Refusing to purchase and consume their tainted goods is the best way to fight back, while keeping our families safe and healthy.
How can we protect ourselves? First, be aware of what items are likely to be highly tainted. 1.) SEAFOOD: Question the origin of ALL seafood. Fish and crustaceans from the Pacific Ocean should all be considered to be poisoned with radiation. 2.) WATER: The rainfall and snowfall are all radiated. Do not drink any water that has not been filtered. The tap water that flows from your faucet has NOT been treated to rid it of radioactive particles. A recent report from the NY Times stated, “A rooftop water monitoring program managed by UC Berkeley’s Department of Nuclear Engineering detected substantial spikes in rain-borne iodine-131 during torrential downpours. 3.) DAIRY PRODUCTS: Milk and milk products from the West Coast states currently have the highest levels of radiation in North America. 4.) PRODUCE: Leafy Vegetables, Wines, Tomatoes, Strawberries….all produce from California or any other West Coast State are also likely to be tainted. 5.) MEAT: If an animal eats any leafy vegetable all along the West Coast, that animal has consumed radiation, and is poisoned. This is any animal from cows, pigs, goats, sheep to wild deer and other game. If you eat the above foods from areas with high radiation levels, you are eating radiation and feeding it to your children. Slowly the radiation levels within your body will build up. This is PERMANENT. Infant mortality rates across the United States have increased by more than 35% since the nuclear disaster, according to a court statement by independent scientist Dr. Leuren Moret, MA, PhD. A study published in The International Journal of Medicine indicates that more than 20,000 deaths right here in North America can be directly attributed to the release of radioactive material from Fukushima. Radioactive isotopes of the type released from Fukushima have a half life of 30,000 years. This means that we must permanently change the way we prepare our food. Wash your food with soap and rinse it in filtered water. Be aware of the origins of your vegetables, fish, game and seafood. Keep abreast of radiation levels to help monitor where your food is acquired. Use only filtered water for drinking, cooking and ice.
Chocolate For Life!
by Glennis Taylor BSc
ean Louise Calmert of France lived to be 122 years old (1875-1997). At eighty-five years of age she learned to fence and rode her bike until she was a hundred years old. She attributed her long healthy life to olive oil, good port wine and her weekly consumption of a kilogram of bitter chocolate. Those of us who are chocoholics applaud this noble and delicious habit! Living a long life on chocolate seems a delightful plan. What is it about this enticing dark confectionary that evolved from a bitter drink to a sweet treat that might enhance and extend life? Chocolate comes from the cacao bean whose origin it seems is Mesoamerican, possibly Ecuadorian. There are historical reference to the Mayans and Aztecs in Mexico using cacao in their sacred ceremonies as offerings to the gods. Inferences of its use in civilization dates back to about 1900 BC. Ceramic vessels with chocolate residues have been
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f I were to choose one word that speaks deeply to me I would choose grace. I love how it is a soft word that embodies a feeling of gentleness, as well as humility. One cannot be graceful without being mindful of others. It’s not a word that tramples but moves effortlessly with fluid motion along it’s path. The other aspect of this
excavated at archeological sites; beginning the intriguing story of chocolate. Several suggestions surface on the derivation of the name chocolate. It very likely could stem from a native word meaning “bitter water”. In 1502, Christopher Columbus landed in Nicaragua to find cacao beans being used as currency. Many years later in 1585, Spain landed its first shipment of the precious cargo, cacao, which then went off to the marketplace. The chocolate craze hit Paris in 1650. It was another century before chocolate sailed across the ocean to the United States in 1755. In 1765, a chocolate factory was established in New England. The rest is history! Today, the majority of chocolate we eat is now sourced from Africa. As consumers of this well traveled little bean, how do we benefit? What nourishment justifies our vast selection of chocolate delights? Raw cacao is one of the most chemically complex foods containing about 1200 different molecules. It hosts a raft of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, making it very nutrient dense (six times more antioxidants than blueberries). It is one of the highest food sources of magnesium. Magnesium is required for so many processes in the body. As more research comes to light, magnesium climbs the podium. It is one of those nutrients that has become more challenging to get into our diets. We are aware of the romantic nuances associated with chocolate....Valentine’s....the traditional box of chocolates...ah...chocolate for lovers. The “love molecule” PEA (phenylethylamine) is generously present in chocolate. It may contribute to that “love at first sight” feeling. Also the endorphin enhancing “bliss chemical”, anandamine is in every bite of good quality chocolate. The heart and circulatory system benefit from chocolate’s theobromine which acts as a vasodilator. Theobromine also keeps in check the bacteria Streptococci mutans. This is a bacterial strain that contributes to tooth decay. Chocolate toothpaste, anyone? Dr. Gabriel Cousens notes chocolate’s benefits for diabetics. It raises blood sugar slowly and raises sensitivity to insulin. The American Journal Of Clinical Medicine (March 2005) says eating dark chocolate increased insulin sensitivity by almost 12%. Another study done by Harvard off the coast of Panama concluded that up to 5 cups of bitter chocolate a day may lower levels of most major diseases. There are numerous studies published showing many health benefits that can be attributed to regular use of dark chocolate. So bring on the chocolate! To benefit the most from a delightful regime of chocolate, it is best to use raw un-
processed organic products. My favourite is Giddy Yoyo Chocolate. The first time I tried this raw chocolate bar, I was so impressed: it was like a chocolate nirvana, so different from many other bars I have tried. I didn’t seem to get that jittery feeling that chocolate can sometimes trigger. When I chatted with Mark of Giddy Yoyo Chocolate, he explained that often that adrenaline-like response is from mycotoxins in some chocolate from moulds, yeasts and fungus and not caffeine. In fact chocolate is quite low in caffeine depending on the type of bean. The beans used in Giddy Yoyo bars grow high up in the hills of Ecuador. At an elevation of 5000-6000 ft, in mineral rich volcanic soil, these cacao plants grow in the wild, and are not cultivated. They are nurtured by natural rivers and springs and grow among other native plants and trees serenaded by insects that flit over the land...fireflies are abundant in the fields. When the beans on these 30 to 80 or even 100 year old plants are fully ripe, they are hand harvested and the pods opened on site and put into sacks that are taken down the mountain by donkeys. These older plants have deep root systems allowing them to draw nutrients from well beneath the earth’s surface. On the journey to a coastal area the beans naturally ferment. In fermentation, the phytic acid breaks down and the tannins evaporate. The beans are all carefully sun-dried and hand pulped. The transformation from bean to delicious raw organic chocolate bar is monitored every step of the way. It is beyond fair trade and no child labour is used. After traveling extensively, Mark and Bridgitte chose these prime Ecuadorian beans, not only because of the pristine location and environmentally sensitive process, but because these beans are very high in their pineal stimulating and mind expanding qualities. High in the love and bliss molecules and theobromine, the resulting chocolate is “love infused cosmic chocolate”. Being raw, all the heat sensitive molecules are preserved, unlike heat processed chocolate where many of the positive qualities are compromised. I have to say that all the care, attention and love that goes into the crafting of these Giddy Yoyo bars can be felt in every organic, sun-dried, cane-sweetened bite! I enjoy all six flavours and look forward to additional flavours that Mark says will be released shortly. Thank you Mark and Bridgitte for taking “raw” to new and greater heights, and for the love and awareness of the Giddy Yoyo team. If you love chocolate you must try one, and even if chocolate isn’t a favourite (can’t imagine!) try one anyway and enjoy the bliss and nourishment. Live long! Live well! Live Love!
word that I love is that beauty and elegance exist within it. There is no struggle in grace, just surrender. Truly it is a word that is big enough to embody ease of movement, a gentleness of spirit, and the beauty of elegance. I wonder about this word, as I did the day a friend and I walked down the street when I first declared that it is grace that I am seeking in my life. Too often I find myself immersed in the antithesis to the feeling I just described. I struggle with my path. I devote too much energy in directions that return only a meagre pittance for my efforts, and I carry on in the world blinded and stumbling instead of open and in the flow. Luckily for me I do remember to dress as elegantly as I can on a day to day basis, but that is not enough to carry me into the flowing waters of grace. To reach that state of grace each step that falls onto the earth needs to be unified and softened by an inner contentment rather than hardened by the heaviness of thoughts. So I continue to strive, seeking desperately to gain some kind of awareness that will give me a key with which I can then unlock the mystery of how to embody the meaning of that word: grace. This is where I must laugh, because ultimately I know that reaching, striving, and desperately seeking, only keeps that which I long for from touching my lips. Yet my habits and actions and ways in which I go about things are ingrained so deeply inside me that even when I feel like I am tasting and touching fragments of change, I soon notice that it has slipped through my grasp leaving behind only a whisper of it’s presence. As a modern woman, and like most people, I was brought up to believe that hard work is what will get you
to where you want to go in the end. And I do work hard. Everyday I get up and tend to my life with as much gusto as I can muster. I have no problem putting in the hours and diving right in to make something happen; but what if what I am ultimately seeking can’t be achieved through the method of strain. What if I am going about things all wrong? Where does that leave me? Do I even know how to function differently than my ingrained ways dictate? I have noticed in the last while that much of how I act and perceive hasn’t shifted greatly overall despite my dedicated efforts. Making true change can be a tricky thing. I know for myself that I have often believed change to be occurring only to realize later that ultimately my actions and their effects haven’t changed much at all. Even this I must be comfortable and okay with. Maybe that’s just it! Being comfortable with the scope of life, it’s offerings, it’s failings, and it’s dynamic ebb and flow regardless of how it appears. I guess there is nothing to “do” afterall. Simple acceptance puts that graceful movement back into my step quicker than any form or technique of effort I might apply. Once again I am reminded to relax and let this swirling dance of life, in which we all play an intrinsic part, just do it’s thing. It’s much more natural that way, and ultimately more productive. Aligning oneself with ease allows for creative movement and for joy and laughter to bubble up to the surface. Isn’t that what we want more of anyways? Joy and laughter! We are all looking to feed our souls and what’s more nourishing than giving oneself permission to be full of joy and elegance. It’s no coincidence that the origin of the word grace is french for being thankful and grateful.
Greece on The Breadline: Cashless Currency Takes Off RawStory.com
n recent weeks, Theodoros Mavridis has bought fresh eggs, tsipourou (the local brandy: beware), fruit, olives, olive oil, jam, and soap. He has also had some legal advice, and enjoyed the services of an accountant to help fill in his tax return. None of it has cost him a euro, because he had previously done a spot of electrical work – repairing a TV, sorting out a dodgy light – for some of the 800-odd members of a fast-growing exchange network in the port town of Volos, midway between Athens and Thessaloniki. In return for his expert labour, Mavridis received a number of Local Alternative Units (known as tems in Greek) in his online network account. In return for the eggs, olive oil, tax advice and the rest, he transferred tems into other people’s accounts. “It’s an easier, more direct way of exchanging goods and services,” said Bernhardt Koppold, a German-born homeopath and acupuncturist in Volos who is an active member of the network. “It’s also a way of showing practical solidarity – of building relationships.” He had just treated Maria McCarthy, an English teacher who has lived and worked in the town for 20 years. The consultation was her first tem transaction, and she used one of the vouchers available for people who haven’t yet, or can’t, set up an online account. “I already exchange directly with a couple of families, mainly English teaching for babysitting, and this is a great way to extend that,” said McCarthy. “This is still young, but it’s growing very quickly. Plainly, the more you use it
the more useful for you it gets.” Tems has been up and running for barely 18 months, said Maria Choupis, one of its founder members. Prompted bymore and more salary cuts and tax increases, she reckons there are now around 15 such networks active around Greece, and more planned. “They are as much social structures as economic ones,” she said. “They foster intimacy and mutual support.” The network is currently busy transforming a disused building owned by Volos university into a permanent exchange and barter space. It will host a daily market from which members can meet and exchange without using cash. Several highly successful open-air markets were held throughout last summer, Choupis said, until the weather got too cold. “They’re quite joyous occasions,” she said. “It’s very liberating, not using money.” At one market, she said, she approached a woman who had come along with three large trays of homemade cakes and was selling them for a unit a cake. I asked her: ‘Do you think that’s enough? After all, you had the cost of the ingredients, the electricity to cook ...’ She replied, “Wait until the market is over”, and at the end she had three different kinds of fruit, two one-litre bottles of olive oil, soaps, beans, a dozen eggs and a whole lot of yoghurt. “If I had bought all this at the supermarket,” she said, “it would have cost me a great deal more than what it cost to make these cakes.’” What rules the system has are designed to ensure the tems continue “to circulate, and work hard as a currency”, said Christos Pappionannou, a mechanical engineer who runs the network’s website using open-source software. No one may hold more than 1,200 tems in the account “so people don’t start hoarding; once you reach the top limit you have to start using them.” And no one may owe more than 300, so people
“can’t get into debt, and have to start offering something”. Businesses that are part of the network are allowed to do transactions partly in tems, and partly in euros; most offer a 50/50 part-exchange. “We recognise that they have their fixed costs, they have to pay a rent and bills in euros,” said Pappionannou. “You could say that their ‘profit’ might be taken in Tems, to be reinvested in the network.” Choupis said she thought the network would have grown even faster that it has if people were not so ‘frozen’ into a state of fear. It’s like they’ve been hit over the head with a brick: they’re dizzy. And they’re cautious; they’re still thinking: ‘I need euros, how am I going to pay my bills?’ But as soon as people see how much they can do without money, they’re convinced. The Greek parliament recently passed a law encouraging ‘alternative forms of entrepreneurship and local development’, including exchange networks such as Volos’s, giving them official non-profit status for tax purposes. Choupis said there was a new mood abroad in Greece, a determination to “move beyond anger to creativity”. “You are not poor when you have no money,” she said, “you are poor when you have nothing to offer – except for the elderly and the sick, to whom we should all be offering.”
The Most Empowered Children of The Future Will Be Deprogrammed and Deschooled PreventDisease.com
hat has ultimately enabled you to think for yourself in life? Above parenting, many say that both age and experience have allowed them to evolve and move past the restrictive classic conditioning that educational systems impose upon students. This not only derails children from reaching their full potential, but it scars critical thought processes tied to social and emotional intelligence. Only through deprogramming future generations from the classical educational model will children be empowered, thereby building behavioural, social and emotional skills at levels which will contribute to their success in all areas of life. ￼ IQ only accounts for about 20% of a persons success. By far the majority of a person’s success is attributable to social, emotional intelligence and the ability to foster hope. Trumping general intelligence, previous academic achievement and personality, hope “uniquely predicts objective academic achievement,” showed a three-year longitudinal study out of the University of Manchester. Education is not just the means of making you a degree holder; it is the gateway to the art of living. Education enables you to think, to discover the principles of life, and to correctly evaluate your experiences. Education gives you the ability to know the difference between the achievable and the unachievable. If you are an educated person in this sense, you will certainly discover the value of the habit of forgetting and that the past is irrelevant. A recent study of 20 elementary schools in Hawaii has found that a focused program to build social, emotional and character building skills resulted in significantly improved overall quality of education, as evaluated by teachers, parents and students. Education is something that has a formative effect on the mind allowing you to grow and develop. We must learn to not dwell on the negative experiences many of us acquire from our conventional educational system and surpass these events to make room for true unconditional growth. This is education. Last fall, a brilliant comment from an elementary school student hit home just as facilitators were gathering opinions and impressions about education. Commenting on what she thought about education and how it could be modified to teach children better, 11 year-old Julia Williams from a Grade 6 class said: “I don’t like school because they take everything I’m good at and tell me I can’t do it anymore. I just want to
once be able to do the things I’m good at like drawing and writing stories. I want to do it all day because I can think better than when I do stuff like math. Shouldn’t I be able to really like or even love what I do when I come here. They should help kids do what they know how to do best and I think the rest...I mean all the other subjects will just work out, and if they don’t, well...then they’re just not that important.”
Deprogramming and De-schooling Children
For future generations to learn what society has become, why we have the problems we do in the world, and why adults never progress beyond many of their mistakes, it will be necessary to move out of the current educational paradigm and into a new one. This will involve a systematic deprogramming and de-schooling of all children in developed nations. In a sense children are psychologically conditioned to fail and lose hope. Fear of failure breeds inaction and hopelessness. It’s a vicious cycle. When children lack hope, they will fear failure. When they fear failure, they will never act. They then take this formula with them and apply it in all instances of their lives. The result is that they never develop a positive mindset to hope for the best and that determines their reality. Only the strongest children who are empowered by their parents can break free from this slave mindset so prevalent in educational institutions. De-schooling takes children out of schools, but, unlike a lot of home-school approaches, it doesn’t import the classroom into the home. It does away altogether with educational clutter such as curricula and grades. De-schoolers maintain that a child’s learning should be curiosity-driven rather than dictated by teachers and textbooks, and that forcing kids to adhere to curricula quashes their natural inclination to explore and ask questions. De-schooled children can organize their knowledge in free and better ways. They never need to feel they are through with learning, or past the point that they can begin something new. Each thing they discover can be useful eventually. If we help provide them with ever-changing opportunities to see, hear, smell, taste, feel, move
and discuss, what they know will exceed in breadth and depth what any school’s curriculum would have covered. It won’t be the same set of materials--it will be clearer and larger but different.
A Liberation Movement For The Love of Learning The foundational tome of the un-schooler is ‘How Children Fail’, the first book by an American teacher named John Holt published in 1964. The writer suggested that smart children struggle “because they are afraid, bored, and confused. They are afraid, above all else, of failing, of disappointing or displeasing the many anxious adults around them, whose limitless hopes and expectations for them hang over their heads like a cloud.” Mr. Holt supports his thesis with observations from a sort of classroom diary he kept throughout the 1950s and 60s. He concludes that “a child who is learning naturally, following his curiosity where it leads him, adding to his mental model of reality whatever he needs and can find a place for, and rejecting without fear or guilt what he does not need, is growing – in knowledge, in the love of learning, and in the ability to learn.” The idea puts a lot of faith in children, their innate interest in learning and in their intelligence. It also restores faith in parents, returning some control over their children’s growth that they handed to educators and politicians more than a century ago. It time to shift educational policy and put the power back into the hands that need it most, our children. Marco Torres is a research specialist, writer and consumer advocate for healthy lifestyles. He holds degrees in Public Health and Environmental Science and is a professional speaker on topics such as disease prevention, environmental toxins and health policy.
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Money is Not Needed with Energy Abundance threats to lives (of the inventors themselves as well as their families), to actual murders; I know of one such technology that not only offers overunity, but also gravity control, and, unlike most of these other examples, is negentropic (negative entropy) in its function. Cooling is seen in this technology, as opposed to heating. That Science/Technology is Electrogravitics Back in the 1950s, electrogravitics, with the BiefeldBrown Effect as its foundation, was being pursued at all the major aerospace companies: Lockheed, Boeing, Convair, Lear and many others were excitedly exploring what electrogravitics had to offer. Sometime, around 1959 or early 1960, this work became highly classified and, though ostensibly for its “weaponization” concerns, the true reason it became highly classified was because of its overunity capabilities. The power elite grasped that that was the biggest threat to their continued control. As a source of energy, electrogravitics is ideal. From it, We can have energy that is free of pollution, is easily constructed, and does not contribute to the entropy of the universe. Because it is so ideal, and because the power elite seem bent on Naziesque control of the planet -- with “Patriot” Acts, NDAA’s, TSA’s, and other fascist enactments -- it is vital that the awareness of such technology spread to the tipping point. If we can achieve that, Humanity will demand this tech and free itself from: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
by Amaterasu Solar ActivistPost.com
n order to understand the very basis of money, it is best to contemplate how it developed in the first place. Once society developed past the clan stage, when barter, trade and so forth arose, it became the practice to place value on the products of human energy expended. If one used one’s energy to build a bow, go out hunting, kill an animal, process the carcass, and transport the meat back to be traded or bartered for, this gave that meat value. The bow components were free, as was the animal. The same was true for the farmer, who expended meaningful energy in tilling, sowing, tending, harvesting, and, if need be, transporting what that farmer produced. The produce had value. Even the gatherer expended meaningful energy in seeking things to gather, then transporting the find back to be used as “money” for other things. The miner expended the meaningful energy to find the (free) ore, hew it out of the earth, and transport it. From these beginnings, the practice of using coin and other objects arose to represent this meaningful energy expended when transporting large amounts of goods, as well as using it to acquire something another had while not hav-
ing the specific thing the other wanted. And from this, humans went on to bills when coins and jewels and other objects became too cumbersome. And, lately, we have added electronic funds, as even bills are cumbersome in million unit, billion unit and trillion unit transactions. But the foundation of all these monetary units is the meaningful energy expended, whether human or resource-based (oil, coal, nuclear, etc.) energy. Given this, it becomes clear that an addition of abundant energy -- in the form of overunity (“free energy”) and robotics (to replace human energy in necessary work nobody wants to do), the need for money in any form -barter, trade, work exchange, coin, bills, electronic funds -- becomes unnecessary. If one removes the cost of the energy -- human and external -- all down the line, what is left is freely given by this planet we inhabit. Now, of course, many would say, “But there is no ‘overunity’ to be had!” And in that, they would be incorrect. There have been many solutions to energy production and distribution which have been avidly suppressed and hidden by the power elite. They are fully aware that by adding energy which is free, their power over others, in the form of money, will dissipate, leaving each one to control themselves but not others. There are examples of things such as cars that run on water, extracting energy from the planet’s magnetic field, and so on that have had patents bought and buried, or
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Poverty Hunger Slavery (outright or wage slavery) War (most wars are incited to ensure profit for the war suppliers and “infrastructure rebuilders”) The control of the many by the few The love of money (the root of all evil) The need to pay for education (going deeply into debt or forgoing education) Products made to fail so as to ensure future sales Hidden cures (cures are not a money-maker in the long run; sick People keep paying) Spam Aggressive advertising Focus on the material Politics for Self- or special-interest GMO for control of food Water control Hydrofracking, rain forest clearing, oil drilling, coal mining Corporations Corporate “farmers” paid to NOT produce food (so as to keep the prices inflated through supply and demand) Doctors who are more interested in money than patients Bankers Insurance Internet takeover “Voting” machines with proprietary software (why would a simple vote-counting program need to be proprietary? Why do we accept such things?) Waste (presently supermarkets alone throw out hundreds of thousands of tons of food a month, distributing by profit and not need; other waste such as packaging can virtually be eliminated, products will not be made to break so as to ensure future sales)
There’s more, but as one can see, just this list is an elimination of most of the problems we presently are beset with. To the end of achieving the tipping point of awareness, I am offering a petition to the US Military (which presently controls the science of electrogravitics) to release this information. I offer it here in the hopes that you sign -- and not only that, spread the awareness of what I have presented and of the petition itself. More info on how I know about electrogravitics and its capabilities is at the petition site: http://www.change.org/petitions/us-militaryrelease-the-technology-of-electrogravitics
This Land is Our Land The Case for Kanata
by Kevin D. Annett
ast week, the first dozen of us on the west coast who are pledged to a new deal for everyone in our land met in a small café in Vancouver’s east end. We started dreaming together, which is what colonized people do before they can take any real steps towards breaking centuries-old shackles. Free your mind and your ass will follow. The Irish bard James Joyce knew this, which is why, when once asked about the odd, rambling and unconscious tone of his novels, he replied, “I write from the place of dreams, which is the one thing in us the English were never able to conquer.” If we don’t begin from within our own dreams, we end up echoing the hopes and plans of others: and specifically that of our oppressors. That’s why it truly stuns me how so very, very few of the political freedom fighters I’ve known over forty years have kept free of the mindset of that which they fought, and which has eventually assimilated them because of it. Long before the first aboriginal woman or child in “Canada” was slaughtered by my people, the same thing was done to our own ancestors back in Europe, and by the same Empire. The butchery came first, for that’s how kings and popes have always softened up their targets, and broken their capacity to resist. But the worse crime followed the smallpox and the gunboats, and that was done to our minds and our souls. We were made to love that which stole our land and our language, and killed our own children - and to work for its horror as if it was part of us. I can’t claim to know how to even begin to undo such a long death, except by first remembering not only the hidden histories, but the submerged memory or who we all were, once, before we came to serve the corporate Moloch. And that memory persists in our dreams, on the very margins of our captive minds. This was all understood implicitly the other night, when the dozen of us gathered to measure each other. We spoke of our different concerns – of a rising police state, of public health and chemtrails, of slain and missing children and the churches responsible. But what shone through it all, unusually, was a will to find an answer that goes beyond merely reacting to the latest wrong, and to build something new. And that will found a single word: Reclamation. I’ve spoken before about Kanata, the Republic of Equals that reclaims Canada by nullifying the false jurisdiction calling itself “the Crown of England” which claims to rule our land. I see this new Republic sprouting up all around me, unconsciously but persistently, in a thousand acts that seek to restore the earth and political power to an awakening people. But these impulses need to be united, and named, and given purpose and di-
rection, if they are to be sustained in the gathering storm of global corporate fascism. We on the west coast are blessed to have an ally in this effort, in the form of a slight and aging man named Kiapilano who lives in hiding. He barely survived torture at the hands of catholic priests at the Sechelt “Indian residential school” decades ago. As a traditional indigenous family, he and his siblings were all targeted for extermination by the Crown and the Vatican. But Kiapilano survived, for it is his purpose to reclaim the land called “Vancouver” and beyond for his traditional Squamish nation. I helped him do that in March of 2008, when he and I and fifty others, both pale and native, strode into three downtown Vancouver churches and posted a legal eviction order on their doors. Kiapilano has ordered the Crown and the Catholic, Anglican and United Church of Canada to get off his land, forever. Yet these child-killing churches continue to squat illegally on Squamish Nation land and thereby defy international law and morality, with the help of every deluded taxpayer in “Canada”. “We need a new framework for all our work” said someone at our gathering last week. “And Chief Kiapilano has given it to us. He’s extended a hand to everyone in Canada to join his nation and undo the crimes of our own culture. For we can’t put Canada and its churches on trial for genocide within the present status quo, any more than we can save our children or our planet by asking the system to change. We are that change.” In league with Kiapilano, we’re taking direct action to withdraw our allegiance from Canada. We’re not paying illegal taxes or giving our votes to this criminal government anymore. We’re cutting up our credit cards, closing our bank accounts, and investing our funds in our own communities. We’re reclaiming the banished churches with direct occupations to open these places to the homeless. We’re seizing old buildings and the land itself. And it’s all being done within the new framework we call Kanata, which recognizes the sovereignty of Kiapilano’s nation as an equal partner. One of the symbols
of this grassroots revolution is a citizenship card, which has been printed in the pages of the New Agora. It grants the bearer, as a declared citizen of the republic of Kanata, free and unlimited access to the requirements of life anywhere in our land, including free housing, transportation, medicine, education, food and water. For those our inherent, natural rights under the common law. Start acting like a free man and woman, use your imagination, be brave. Do it peacefully and up front, for we have nothing to hide. I call that letting our shackled memory and submerged dreams take wing. Others call it common sense, or true sovereignty. Call it what you will. The important thing is to act on such a vision, and on your own; for in this way, you will have created another pillar of the new society within the shell of the old, crumbling regime all about us. We are reclaiming what has been stolen from all of us to profit the few. We’re planning public forums and actions throughout the summer and fall to help stir up this righteous foment. Watch for more in these pages! To receive a Kanata card pdf through the internet please write to email@example.com Follow the work of Kevin Annett - Eagle Strong Voice and his movement at: www.KevinAnnett.comwww.itccs.org www.hiddennolonger.com www.hiddenfromhistory.org
The 3 Poisons R
oughly two thousand five hundred years ago Sakyamuni Buddha conveyed a range of teachings from simple to extremely complex on the human condition and the role of mind and perception in creating and affecting that condition; conditioned reality. One of the key concepts that he put forward was that of the ‘Three Poisons’. This very simple teaching condensed all the potential drivers of misery in life down to three basic elements or poisons; ignorance, hatred and greed. From this simple list and due to the interaction and interdependence of these three poisons human existence is transformed from a paradise to a hell. While each poison is a separate element they are inextricably linked together in a cause and effect relationship. By using this simple but pithy condensation of the causes for human suffering we can look at our world today and see, sometimes clearly and at other times more obliquely, how these three poisons manifest. While no one poison is rated worse that the other, and there is no hierarchy as such, it would appear that the generative or progenitor poison is “ignorance”. Now, not wanting to go into intellectually stimulating but needless minutiae let’s take the word ignorance to mean, at it’s core, the absence of wisdom pertaining to the true spiritual, conscious, and energetic nature of humanness which therefore leads to an attendant fear of death and loss. From that ignorance all actions will be related to propping up the concept of “I”, “Me” and “Mine”. This is where hatred and greed come in. They are the bastard children
of ignorance, clamoring for recognition and self-preservation. Expanded out this becomes a metaphor for not only human beings but countries, religions, racial identities, systems and pretty much anything that is a conscious ‘thing’ in this world. Those who are aware of the current state of devolution or evolution depending on your world view, cannot escape the truthfulness of this ancient sage’s teaching when trying to explain the goings-on in our world today. The power brokers of millennia are running like crazed animals now, trying to shore up their control mechanisms so that humanity will stay in its prison of servitude, consuming the three poisons which are cleverly disguised as essential elements of survival.
The pig, the snake, and the bird represent the three poisons of ignorance, attachment, and aversion. The pig stands for ignorance; this comparison is based on the Indian concept of a pig being the most foolish of animals, since it sleeps in the dirtiest places and eats whatever comes to its mouth. The snake represents aversion or anger; this is because it will be aroused and strike at the slightest touch. The bird represents attachment. Regardless of whether the ruling elites, aristocracy or whatever other term you wish to use, is descended from the Anunnaki “gods”, or just privileged inter-breeders the facts is that they have consumed the three poisons in such massive doses that they are toxic. This toxicity causes a madness that unfortunately, the rest of us are caught up in. Now it is equally simple to say that the antidote to these poisons is wisdom, the fact is however that most of us are a very long way from finding that wisdom within ourselves. Knowing this the ‘forces to be’ feed us our poisons relentlessly. We
all know the classic “pictures at eleven” fear fest we get from the corporate presstitutes and the big gulp of violence and megadeath from tell-a-vision and movies (seen any disaster films recently?). Anyone that has done even a modicum of study into “alternate” history or “truth movement” sources will know how, on every front, the power-structure has worked relentlessly to mold a consensus reality that keeps people in bondage to the very systems that are enslaving and killing them (us). Simply understanding the concept of the three poisons can give us a handle on not only the ‘what and why’ of apparent insanity around us but more germane to the point, a handle to the axe of insight we can wield in our own lives to cut through the crap that is fed to us and drags us continually down into the abyss (the favorite vacation spot of these elites ;-)) Regardless of the fact that many of these elites and world “leaders” are sociopathic or psychopathic, by knowing that their ignorance of the interconnectivity and “spiritual” nature of humanity is a primary reason for their unbelievably cruel and insane behaviour, helps the average person see in concrete terms the impact the three poisons have on this world/reality. The 3 Poisons: 1. Hatred (Aversion/Anger) 2. Greed (Desire/Attachment) 3. Ignorance (Fear) Wars, Corruption, Murder, Genocide, Environmental Destruction etc... Because these poisons are routinely harnessed for our control by aggravating their dominance in our psyche we succumb to the various and often times ludicrous triggers by reacting to situations with fear, anger, violence, etc. While it is too much to expect that most of us are going to hit the meditation cushion and find the clarity and insight to be free of these poisons we can at least wean ourselves of the reactivity to them and therefore diminish the effectiveness of one of the main tools of control used against us.
Sailing the Uncharted Sea by Zen Gardner
t struck me today how learning to handle these exciting new vibrations and cosmic changes is very much like learning to sail in uncharted waters. We really need to learn how to navigate these unknown waves and currents and be ready at the helm for the many fluctuations coming our way. I’m also feeling sorry for the people who have no clue as to what’s going on. To think there are so many who don’t even know there is a cosmic sea, never mind that there’s huge energetic wave changes reaching our planetary system that are about to rock their proverbial boats. I guess it’s like Plato’s cave analogy, only here it’s blind people in a boat who think all the world is the small structure and items they feel around them. ￼ Stay on High Alert There’s a lot of very interesting information available on this transition we’re going through with many interpretations, and some great advice on how to manage these vibrational changes. My personal take is to stay very alert and aware on every front, most of all of my thoughts and feelings, remaining the observer monitoring what’s going on within and without me. Don’t ever forget, your very thoughts and feelings at times may not be your own but some morphed projection from this hyper-technological insane drive by the would be controllers to steer humanity as well. This is especially so when our guards are down. For me that also means keeping abreast of the news, the real news. It’s watching for trends, not just in the NWO rollout or political news, but following earth and space changes is very important. How our planet and solar system are behaving is intrinsic to getting a deeper sense of the energetic changes we’re undergoing. Once you get a rounded picture of the current situation the dots connect. But we have to keep at it, especially now. Real information is everything. It’s our food. Either we’re getting the adulterated stuff or we’re getting real nourishment. It makes a world of difference in how we feel and think and affects the very course of our lives and hence the rest of humanity since we each affect it so profoundly. I avoid TV at any cost. It’s toxic and completely destructive. If there’s something worth watching you’ll find it on the net where you can be in control of it. Even the animal channel has turned into a horror show. So called science history regurgitations are carefully manicured to misdirect and are lubricated by truths for easy assimilation into the collective mind. All deviously presented in a completely false construct of understanding. ￼
Conscious, Observant Living Is A Must Beware the Unconscious Crazies
Learning to listen to our hearts, our real consciousness that taps into the central Source, and observe from that point is the key. When things start to pick up more speed this will be more and more important when mental processes get more and more affected. The mind is much like the computer that is susceptible to an EMP blast, a large electromagnetic pulse, the same kind that can stop your computer controlled car and shut down the grid. The heart, however, your conscious spirit, only revels in the additional energy and will never let you down! Now that’s empowerment! But we have be careful. Now I drive slower than I used to. I was a speed freak before I woke up, but afterwards had a drastic change into
a slow, observant driver. And lately it got even slower. I mentioned to my dear wife we need to watch out for erratic behaviour on the roads when we’re out, people are going to start unravelling before our eyes. Sure enough, over the next 2 days we saw 3 accidents and had a car absolutely insanely cross an intersection well after the light turned red right in front of us. Completely strange. We’re going to see a lot of this type of thing, sorry to say.
said they don’t mind the isolation. That’s the world they work and learn best in, and I relate to that. Most of the people I correspond with are the same. We savor conscious awareness and spreading it. It’s an act of love that gives tremendous satisfaction that at least we’re doing what we can. These friendships that have come with meeting fellow activists are the best. They’re almost like broadening your antenna array to where you can pick up clearer signals and bounce your “readings” off those you love and trust. So often a little inkling or sensation or an email and link from a friend can lead to new realms of understanding and even new researchers and whole areas you weren’t aware of and a fresh resynthesizing of what you’ve come to learn. It’s just fabulous. But we have to reach out. ￼
Conclusion - Activate or Else
In Search of Sea by Ron Gonsalves Most people aren’t going to realize what’s going on and many will have psychotic type reactions to these vibrational changes. It’s not going to be pretty, like that veteran commercial pilot who went berserk recently. We can only imagine the effect it’s going to have on military personnel who are already drugged up. Let’s hope they wake up and just quit. Same with all the zoot-suits. There will be a lot of that too..people having major revelations and making life changing decisions. It’s gonna be a wild time! Surf’s up! ￼
Make Friends and Help Each Other
This has changed my life. Since my wake up I spend almost my full waking time on the internet. There is so much to learn and there are so many amazing wonderful people who have been researching and compiling empowering information I just don’t have time for anything else. I get my walk and take breaks but it’s my full time passion. Contributing to this massive wake up is all that matters to me. I’m a communicator. And I’m not afraid to ask questions, or to thank those who have contributed so much to this truth revolution. This has led to the best friendships of my life. I recently wrote how many of us seem to be alone when in reality we’re most likely where we’re supposed to be, yet we’re united in spirit. I received many touching comments to that post as it apparently resonated with quite a few people. Many also
These energetic changes are not the answer. We are the answer. Those they effect who in turn willingly transform and pass it on, helping others understand and utilize what’s going on are the answer. You and me. With or without these new energies our mission is the same. But what a great time to be alive as it appears we’re getting a boost...good for conscious humanity, but bad for the matrix whose minions are scared to death of what’s happening. This is why the frantic implementation of the control system. Poor puny bastards. It’s like a bucket of water on a raging forest fire. Sorry guys, you already lost. You really think you can fight the Truth? C’mon. But we do need to keep exposing them so others can see through their false projection and find Truth and Reality for themselves. Sail On! We’re sailing the cosmic sea, the wind is picking up, and it’s all hands on deck! We’re here to act out our mission, however we’re each called. We can follow, we can lead. We can sit by the wayside. I don’t personally condone non-action in the least. We need to be conscious responders. Not inexcusable idiots. That’s thoroughly pathetic. I think we’ve all been through enough of that..and so have the enslaved. Raise your voice. Yes yours. Radiate the change any way you can!
7 Steps to Dissolve the Matrix and Stop WW3 by Julian Rose ActivistPost.com
ooming up in front of us like some ghoulish malevolent giant, is the prospect of mankind having to endure the devastation of a ‘Third World War’. An event, should it come to pass, would pit brother against brother, sister against sister, ‘faith’ against ‘faith’, ideology against ideology, nation against nation and all of it together against the continuation of life on Earth. The forces covertly operating to bring this Third World War about will not be in the direct line of fire, but a long way off, comfortably ensconced in leather chairs in the plush offices of high-ranking officialdom. They made their plans many years ago and the Third World War is a keystone in bringing these plans to fruition. These individuals come from countries well practiced in historical and modern empire building and share a ‘special relationship’ whose vision of the future completely excludes the great majority of us. We do not feature on the planet they see ahead of them, except as slaves to whatever activities they may wish to pursue. To them, we are essentially ‘dispensable’. Those who would perpetrate this plan have already prepared their underground bases to survive the destruction they propose to unleash upon this world. We will not be invited to join them there either, except a few carefully chosen minions to manage the technologies that keep this underworld functioning and those who serve their daily needs. It is a very exclusive ‘club’. The master plan involves certain nations being sacrificed to the cause. Those nations will have their populations wiped off the map and most of their history with them. The fact that they are nations situated in key geographical areas that hold extraordinary historical records of great importance to an evolving humanity – is not coincidental. The timing of this Third World War is not incidental either. Its perpetrators have long since noted the approaching changes at the universal macrocosmic level which will directly affect Earth. They have noted that energies associated with these changes might work against them, especially if humanity were to embrace them unhindered So they set their clocks to ensure that this particular alarm will go off at a time designed to obscure the relevance of the simultaneously unfolding macro-cosmic event. And to draw the attention of mankind away from that which aids the evolution of its consciousness – and towards that which ensures its further victimization. We are, according to the manipulators of this scenario, not supposed to know that we have a choice. We are not, of course, supposed to ever recognize what their game is, or what our real potentiality is. We are not supposed to know that we have the power to stop this Third World War from ever happening. The procedures which have been put into effect to ensure that humankind remains in a state of non-awareness are many and varied. Many, which are quite deadly underneath, look innocuous enough on the surface and remain accepted by the majority as necessary aspects of the standard routines of daily life. Others are less easily received and even resisted; but few amongst us comprehend the fact that they all belong to one underlying plan of repression, control and domination. The financial and material resources employed to keep
the lid on humanity’s awakening depend entirely upon the unconscious majority fulfilling their role as unstinting providers. Providers of both the energy and the money to keep in place all the elements of the control system. The 2012 London Olympic games are to provide a perfect smoke screen for the further imposition of this control system. There are to be some 35,000 police and troops on hand to impose ‘lock down London’ and the lock down will not be relinquished when the event is over. It has its complementarity in the heart of Europe where plans for a totalitarian superstate are nearing completion. And since bankers and ‘security agents’ feature strongly in the mix which constitutes ‘the club’ standing behind these impositions, it is not too difficult to guess where the ‘missing billions’ of recent banking scandals ultimately lands up. In summary: unless we take conscious action to withdraw our support from the system, the Third World War will be sponsored by we the people, freely and at times grudgingly, donating our energy, our money and even our
brain power to our own self destruction. That is – so long as we continue our refusal of consciousness and avoid seeing what is staring us in the eye almost every day of our lives. And that state of refusal, of course, is exactly what ‘the club’ wants maintained. As the Occupy Movement has discerned: it is the 1% who hold power over the 99%; and in all other circumstances 99% would certainly hold the whip hand over 1%. But while the majority of the 99% remain dumbed down, docile and divided, they remain easy prey to the 1%. In a state of semi-sleep most can be hypnotically induced to accept the political lies and distortions that contrive to place in our minds an unimpeded acceptance of the ‘inevitability’ of a Third World War. A war which would constitute a big step down the road to the end of the human race.
Seven Steps to Defeat the Matrix and End War: Now please take a deep breath. This is no idle threat dreamed up by an amateur prophet; it is a reality and one which is being revealed by more and more awaking individuals daily. We are getting a handle on the great lie being perpetrated against humanity and we have had enough. We are going to put an end to it. It is perfectly possible for us to make sure the Third World War never happens.
The first step in doing so involves breaking the spell that ‘the club’ employs the mass media to hold us under. Just on the other side of the television set and the Sunday newspaper lies the road that leads to the end of war and the beginning of freedom … if we want to take it. But ‘freedom’ is not achievable without an effort; a real effort. It is not achieved by prayer or by meditation, although both can support it. Neither is freedom simply the removal of a state of oppression. It is a direct and determined statement of intent to put in place a better world and to take the actions that give expression to this intent: physically, mentally and spiritually. The second step is to use this intent to challenge, unmask and expose corrupted authority by refusing to go along with its life inhibiting demands and revealing its ideology to be fundamentally false. The accompanying action to this involves withdrawing support for the military-industrial complex which is the foundation of the war machine. This means taking pragmatic, practical steps. Start by taking your money out of the mainstream banking system and putting it into ethically oriented banks that do not support the weapons industry and the war machine, but do support benign enterprises and human-scale creative initiatives. The third step is to trace how the arteries of war are spread throughout the veins of our consumer society. How everyday acts of aggression, suppression and control are the elements that fuel corporate domination in today’s globalized market place. How today’s (and yesterday’s) education system encourages all the wrong instincts in young minds: the urge to be ‘competitive’, ‘successful’ and to achieve the exclusivity of status which guarantees the top positions and highest salaries in the matrix. How deliberate human, animal and ecological exploitation are rife within the supermarketdominated food chain. How the same deliberate exploitation is equally rife within the money system, the medical profession, the pharmaceutical industry, the housing market, the political and legal system, the family, marriage and in the church. Join the dots and see how the same underlying ‘war’ symptoms are at large in all these and more. The fourth step is to seek out others who are also endeavouring to bring about positive change. Keep company with such individuals; mutual support, cooperation and encouragement is crucial in overcoming the war state which relies on divisions and incriminations to keep society weakened, fractious and self absorbed. The fifth step involves moving out of the city and into the country. That’s a big one isn’t it? However, the only alternative is to be part of a major greening of the city and this may not be possible to achieve within the short time span available to us. The need is to transition away from the crass consumerist ‘supermarket syndrome’ and establish links with local food and farming operations that can provide fresh and nutritious foods grown in the proximity of your home. It also means starting to grow your own chemicalfree food, saving water and introducing renewable energy systems to heat your home and to cook with. Reasserting authority and self-reliance over your home is an excellent starting point from which wider fields of resistance can grow.
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The Science Of Epigenetics – How Our Minds Can Reprogram Our Genes by Konstantin Eriksen Wakeup-World.com
ow much control do we have over our own lives? Are we really controlled by our genes, trapped in our own selfishness, like some modern authors want us to believe? Just how much power do we have to shape our lives and those of others? Contrary to what many people are being led to believe, a lot of the emphasis placed on genes determining human behaviour is nothing but theory and doctrine. The “selfish gene” model is an assumption, it is not a scientific fact.
What Is The Central Dogma? The central dogma is the doctrine that information in our cells flows only in one direction – from DNA to RNA to proteins. Simply put, it is a dogmatic belief in absolute determinism. Let’s take a quick look at its history. Back in 1990, a huge, international research program began – the human genome project. Its stated goals were to map out all human genes and their interactions using computer software and then to convert that knowledge into (profitable) “benefits” for mankind, such as finding cures for the most horrible diseases. They sure made it sound good and they spent a lot of taxpayers’ money on it, but was the whole project used for good? Personally, I don’t think so. In essence, what the central dogma says is that since it is proteins that carry out the essential life-processes inside our cells, and their functions can only do what our genes say (this is what the medical establishment and certain fanatical branches of the evolution theory want us to believe), then we humans are nothing more than the calculated, deterministic expression of our genes. We’re little robots whose biology, emotions, health and beliefs are not of our choosing. We’re humatons! This is the theory that is being taught in medical schools and universities all over the world today. Fortunately for all conscious people, this disempowering belief has been proven to be false.
Continued From Previous Page Step six is about re-educating yourself. Re-educating yourself to be able to recognize the behaviour patterns and appearances of oppressors, posers and infiltrators, for they are many and often move with great guile and cunning. Once one is true to oneself, one can spot those who disguise their intentions behind falsehood and flattery. The process of re-education also involves dedicating serious time to researching and exploring the phenomena which stand behind events often portrayed by the mainstream media as the precise opposite of what they really are. Step seven: grow your own spiritual and creative powers! This is a very personal process because there are many different pathways leading to creative and spiritual awakening. Each individual needs to find his or her own right of passage and feel comfortable with it. However, a prerequisite for becoming a conscious human being is the recognition that this state is not something external to ourselves which we try to draw down; rather it is a force which lies dormant within us and simply needs awakening. Much of the process of this awakening involves shedding the protective layers we have built around
Is Evolution Deterministic? Fifty years before the publication of Darwin’s The Origin Of Species, frenchman Jean Baptiste Lamarque postulated that living beings must have an innate perception of their environment in order to evolve, and that they evolve in response to changes in their surroundings. His idea was that genetic mutations are definitely not random. There is an inherent intelligence at play in life that we can’t even begin to understand. The response of the “scientific community” at the time was not favourable. They ridiculed Lamarque’s theory and eliminated him from the history books, giving Darwin the sole credit for discovering evolution, even though, in reality, Darwin published his book fifty years after Lamarque and his book based a lot of its theory on the work of yet another man, Alfred Russel Wallace, many of whose ideas Darwin copied. According to Lamarque, there is an interplay of forces between living beings and their environments. According to the Darwinian model, evolution is strictly deterministic and is based on random mutations. So, who got closer to the truth? Luckily for us, Lamarque was right about at least one thing: cells have consciousness.
The Emerging Science Of Epigenetics Plenty of highly intelligent biologists have proven beyond a doubt that the determinism of the central dogma is false. Genes do not determine human outcomes – it is our responses to our environment that actually determine the expression of our genes. This was proven definitively in 1988 by British molecular biologist John Cairns. Cairns took bacteria whose genes did not allow them to produce lactase, the enzyme needed to digest milk sugar, and placed them in petri dishes where the only food present was lactase. Much to his astonishment, within a few days, all of the petri dishes had been colonized by the bacteria and they were eating lactose. The bacterial DNA had changed in response to its environment.
ourselves as a form of extra persona, deemed necessary to get along in this distorted modern world. Beneath the mask of this persona lies a great wealth of creative spiritual potential just longing to be allowed to shine forth. This potential is the quality most feared by our oppressors. This is because it has the power to render their control system and war agenda completely powerless. It is the one force capable of freeing humanity from the state of funk which holds millions in hypnotic captivity to a consumerist indoctrination which lies at the heart of our present society’s ills. In order to renounce war we have to do far more than just come out onto the streets waving anti-war placards. We have to vibrate with an unswerving passion to defend Life to the very end. Once so empowered, nothing can stand in the way of a process of planetary transformation which will cut off the arteries of war at their base and render those who stand behind its grotesque atrocities powerless to pursue their dark agendas. Addendum: I would like to state that I would not be making any of the above recommendations if I had not already put them into effect in my own life and drawn great benefit thereby. _____________________________________
This experiment has been replicated many times and they have not found a better explanation than this obvious fact – that even primitive organisms can evolve consciously. So, information flows in both directions, from DNA to proteins and from proteins to DNA, contradicting the “central dogma.” Genes can be activated and de-activated by signals from the environment. The consciousness of the cell is inside the cell’s membrane. Each and every cell in our bodies has a type of consciousness. Genes change their expression depending on what is happening outside our cells and even outside our bodies.
What Does This Mean For Us? We are free to make decisions that impact our lives and those of others. We are not robots carrying out the commands our genes. Our beliefs can change our biology. We have the power to heal ourselves, increase our feelings of self-worth and improve our emotional state. Every aspect of our lives can be improved with the right intention. The worst thing we can do as thinking and feeling people is to get cut off from our deep, positive emotions and let fear and anger take over our lives. When we allow ourselves to be taken over by negativity, we are putting ourselves in a mental-biological state of fear akin to the fight or flight response. In order to grow positively as human beings, we need to express positive emotions such as love, affection, joy and a will to conquer ourselves and our own lives. When we change our beliefs, we change our emotional states. When that happens, we change our lives. First we have to believe. Only then do we give ourselves the opportunity to achieve. ___________________________________ Konstantin Eriksen is a former stock-trader. After quiting his job, he studied biochemistry and got into natural health and the internal martial arts. He writes the Life Sucks self-improvement blog where you can read his recent post on What Is Happiness?
Julian is a British pioneer organic farmer, writer and activist. He is currently president of the ‘International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside’ which is leading the fight against GMO in Poland. He is author of “Changing Course for Life - Local Solutions to Global Problems” www.changingcourseforlife.info
Malka Walters - Intuitive Guide, Artist and Healer whose chosen tool for divination is the I-Ching Sonia Haynes - Shaman, Healer, Life Coach, Spiritual Teacher and Author of The Power of Money book.
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Doctors and hospitals are their to make and keep you sick. Television and the media in general are there to fuck your brain into a state of senseless, mindless zombie-fication. It’s no accident that zombies, vampires and other forms of undead have been pushed into our culture’s consciousness ad nauseam. I’m barely even scratching the surface of this hideous monstrosity we call civilization. What’s worth keeping out of all that has been ‘given’ to us makes for a far shorter list. In my opinion there isn’t even anything on that list, not even the language I’m using right now which was seemingly designed to keep the power of the word, vibrationally and otherwise, well out of reach of the common man. This is really about the cancer of the spirit that has metastasized throughout our species. It’s a cancer that comes into the picture much like the other more familiar one present in the body when the time comes to deal with necrosis, as I understand it. Even before the internet (the name tells you what you need to know by the way. Inter: to place a corpse in a grave or tomb. Net: a woven animal catcher) we already inhabited an artificial existence quite separate from the natural world, and our bodies (all of them, you have more than one by the way) know it and have been trying to communicate this information to us all along. On one level this separateness is generated by our conditioned thoughts and trained beliefs. On another it is upheld by every institution known to man. We arrive as Natural Beings, Divinely Inspired and Expressed through Love. But from the very start we are put through the meat grinder of ‘modern’, socially accepted, and entirely artificial techniques purposefully designed to separate us from that state of being through trauma based conditioning. And that’s just for starters. Actually it’s not even accurate enough. Even before birth the human being is subjected to an untold number of unbelievable toxins and pollutants. The real miracle is that any of us make it out alive, or are able to develop even the semblance of a Soul. It’s an agony to remain empathically open throughout the years of demonic abuse. It’s a miracle to still be able to love. In the Kingdom of the Blind the one eyed man is King. I guess if you only had the one eye you could go around blinding everyone else and have a much easier time setting yourself up as some kind of necessary ‘leader’ or monarch. Sure sounds familiar to me. I’ve only got one question left, really. No doubt we’re all relieved that this is almost over. I know I am. Here goes: Where are You? I look for you but can’t find you. Even when I think I’m looking straight at you - you slip away. Even when we meet face to face: you’re not really there. Lost in facsimiles and paper thin appearances, you’re perpetually distracted by the illusion, by the lie, by the virtual reality engulfing you, and you become a phantom before my eyes, a ghostly nothing hurtling towards complete oblivion, or worse. And yet, for that small moment when our eyes meet, before you look away in fear at what you see of yourself reflected in mine, I know you know, I know you see. I feel your heart in all its true glory even then for here we are forever One. And as you turn away into the blindness of the Known I cannot help but weep, not from pity, for it ill suits my Soul, instead my tears flow from Love, though grief tears at me still, I know that Love is Free. Regardless of how this all ‘works’ out, this article, this paper, this effort, this age, I know that I did my best for you; perhaps not always nor in the best of all possible manners, perhaps never in the way you’d prefer, or me for that matter, but I showed up, I’m really here, whether I like it or not; and though the music’s stopped and everyone’s scrambling for the chairs and there doesn’t seem to be enough for everyone because that’s how this crazy stale game is played: you can have mine (I wasn’t using it anyway and it seems to mean so much to you after all). I guess I’m playing a different one where I make my own music, and what rules there are exclude no one. And though I miss you still and am at times saddened at your choice of not wanting to play with me I respect your journey and wish you well knowing that our happy destiny together is unavoidable. So if these words move you at all...well, the rest is up to you. But if you feel just too lost, too afraid, too angry, too crazy to help yourself, remember that you’re not alone. Love is always there offering to help - and even if we have to feel it first for ourselves before we can see this to be true, and to know that Love is who we are. Remember that in the Kingdom of the Blind Love Sees All. Page 27
May 2012 New Agora