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Poisoning Humanity

Or what’s killing us

What future do our children have?

The toxic residues produced by industry over the past 2000 years have been conveniently overlooked. The Romans infamously used lead pipes and the lead drove them insane. More recently we switched to copper pipes but then it was discovered that as copper ages, the oxidised copper is harmful to our health and these were replaced with galvanised steel which were too expensive and today most people use plastic which presents another set of problems.

Modern society is driven by desires and some of them like access to clean water are vitally important whereas the desire for profits or to have the same stuff as one’s neighbours is totally

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Should we Be Concerned about Chlorine?

An elephant in the room

Over thousands of years we have polluted our environment and degraded our water supplies to such an extent that in most countries today, natural water is unsafe to drink. Chlorine has been hailed as a saviour against cholera and various other water-borne diseases; and rightfully so. Its disinfectant qualities have allowed communities to grow and prosper by providing disease-free tap water to homes and industry.

While chlorine has given us safer drinking water, long-term consumption of chlorine has contributed to a long list of related health problems including: cancer, heart disease and hardening of the arteries, premature ageing and senility. It’s not going to harm us immediately but the continuous long-term use has consequences that

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The Consequences of Alcohol

And it’s impact on civilisation

It’s a well established fact that alcohol dulls the senses and over a long-term period destroys brain tissue. Yet we are sensory beings and we rely on our senses to perceive the world around us as well as to make sense of that world. Therefore alcohol in effect is destroying sensitivity to life; in other words, making drinkers stupid.

Civilisation is a recognition that one belongs to a collective. So if we look at ants, each colony is a unique civilisation in a similar way to us. As human beings we all share common traits, but our sense of civilisation depends on our language and upbringing.

When we look at human civilisation, in the West

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Aspartame

Do some products seem to make you or your family ill?

Aspartame or NutraSweet as it is more commonly known is a commonly used food additive and artificial sweetener found in over 5000 food products, including medicines, diet drinks and chewing gum.

Aspartame is a white, odourless powder, approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar. It is used in many foodstuffs throughout the world principally as a low calorie alternative to natural sugar.

It is marketed under several brand names, including Canderel® and NutraSweet®, and is labelled E951 in Europe. Aspartame is stable when dry or frozen but it breaks down and loses its sweetness over time when stored in liquids at temperatures above 30°C

It is primarily thought to

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Plastics

A cornerstone of modern civilisation

Rubbish is not a third world problem, plastic waste is everyone’s problem.

Plastic is used everywhere – from plastic bags to light fittings, from bubble wrap to cling film and car parts. Plastic is the common name given to products made from oil that have undergone a chemical reaction known as polymerisation, a process where an unimaginably huge number of small molecules are linked together to form the plastics we use and consume today. If you think you are not eating plastic, please read on.

Some say that we are in The Age of Plastic

Plastics have been with us for many years and new generations of hybrid plastics are appearing as composites and

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Sugar a sweet poison

Pure white and deadly

Natural sugar cane

The phrase ‘pure white and deadly’ has been around for a long time and few people seemed to care until it’s too late, but others are awakening and dropping it from their diet.

But why?

We instinctively know that sweet things are safe to eat as in nature sweet foods are safe to eat and mothers may notice that babies will readily eat sweets, but it takes about 15 attempts before the baby will eat savoury foods. This is because we instinctively trust sweet foods, but in nature we eat them with the fibre.

Sugar is a modern food additive that has no nutritional value and is not required for our survival.

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The Statin Controversy

Lowering cholesterol or harming users?

A David Icke Image

A group of the most widely prescribed drugs of all time, Statins are a class of lipid-lowering medications that are claimed to inhibit production an enzyme that is thought to play a central role in the production of cholesterol. In other words, Statin drugs block the action of the liver enzyme HMG-CoA reductase.

We are constantly being told that too much cholesterol in the blood can cause a build-up of plaque on the walls of the arteries. That build-up can eventually cause the arteries to narrow, harden or even block blood flow altogether. As the arteries become restricted, blood clots in these narrowed arteries can cause a

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The Case for Vegetarianism

A solution to many current health problems

Ideas about what we should eat have been circulating since time immemorial, but by and large what we have eaten in the past has been purely based on individual needs for survival. There was a time when there were plenty of game animals and then we moved on to farming.

Economics came to play a role in what we ate, in many countries those who were poor ate what they could grow or gather, and those who were more affluent ate meat. In some ways this scenario is little changed because meat has become such an expensive commodity.

During the period of rapid cultural shift post World War II, millions of people became

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Microcephaly

A neurodevelopment disorder

Microcephaly is a crude label for something that goes wrong during the growth of a foetus which results in a deformity or a failure of the babies head and brain to fully develop.

Because it is something relatively rare and little known the level of understanding is minimal and medical specialists are really best guessing.

The affected newborns generally have a smaller than normal head, possibly symptoms of dwarfism and as they grow they will exhibit neurological defects with severely impaired intellectual development although some impairments may not be apparent until the child is older and attempts to become socialised.

Typically with such children, intellectual disability, impaired motor skills (clumsiness), spasticity and other symptoms have been reported.

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Cosmetics

Potions with positive and negative potential

Be discerning lest you harm yourself

Women are conditioned to use cosmetics to the extent many women use them 24/7. We have day creams, night creams, cleanser creams, soaps, shampoos and detergents. Then there are all the actual beauty products.

Throughout modern history we have been adorning our bodies, but over the past 10,000 years, competition has seen women using lead, manure, placenta, and almost every compound has been tried to determine its effect on the appearance of our skin.

These fashion trends come and go, once it was pigeon poop, then lead and a host of toxic substances that actually caused skin to fall of and women even died.

“The most

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