Darwin Awards 2007 – And the Winner is…..

1 08 2007

AND THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER…

Overzealous zookeeper Friedrich Riesfeldt (Paderborn, Germany) fed his
constipated elephant, Stefan, 22 doses of animal laxative and more than a
bushel of berries, figs, and prunes before the plugged-up pachyderm finally
let loose and suffocated the keeper under 200 pounds of poop!

Investigators say ill-fated Friedrich, 46, was attempting to give the
ailing elephant an olive oil enema when the relieved beast unloaded on him.
“The sheer force of the elephant’s unexpected defecation knocked Mr.
Riesfeldt to the ground where he struck his head on a rock and lay
unconscious as the elephant continued to evacuate on top of him.” said
flabbergasted Paderborn police detective, Erik Dern.  With no one there to
help him, he lay under all that dung for at least an hour before a watchman
came along, and during that time he apparently suffocated.  It  seems to be
just one of those  freak accidents that proves… “S H I T happens.”

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America The Free

1 08 2007

This was just sent to me by a concerned American soldier. It seems President Bush does like opposition to his agenda in the Middle East. His recent Executive Order makes this very plain. Please see http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/07/20070717-3.html for more details





An Inconvenient Truth – the way I see it

15 10 2006

So now the cons of Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ are coming out. I must say I was impressed with the movie and the facts portrayed were shocking. It has confirmed what I already know in my heart to be true. Below is some of the controversy. 

Frankly I don’t care what political spin people put on this issue. I believe that Global Warming is real and if I were given a choice on a potitical platform based on uplifting humanity and working together to heal the planet VS one that promulgates power, control of people, profit of the few from war, sickness and death I would not have to think long to make that choice. With my own two eyes I have seen the four mile retreat of a major glacier in Alaska over the period of four years. That was in 1993. I can only imagine how far the glacier is retreated today. We are now experiencing all-time lows in water flow of rivers and creeks in British Columbia. What does that tell us about the changing weather patterns? We have had four to five years of drought and extremely high temperatures. When are we going to wake up and cooperatively work together to avoid the use of fossil fuels and bring forth the technology that already exists to make this planet the Garden of Eden it once was?

Published on Wednesday, September 13, 2006 by the Guardian /
UK
An Inconvenient Truth: Beware the Politician in Fleece Clothing
Al Gore’s film delivers a stunning lesson on global warming. It should also alert Britons to the danger of voting on personality

by Jonathan Freedland
I am ashamed to say it took a movie to make me realise what, above all others, is surely the greatest political question of our time. An hour and 40 minutes in the cinema watching Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, which opens in
Britain this weekend, is what finally did it.
Sure, I had heard the warnings and read the reports: for two decades environmental activists have been sounding the alarm. But, I confess, none of it had really sunk in the way it did after seeing An Inconvenient Truth. I can think of few films of greater political power. It should be a perfect yawn. A souped-up lecture delivered by a middle-aged, thwarted politician who was best known for being dull and wooden. Yet the film somehow gets right to your gut. Methodically, using graphics, photographs and the odd bit of computer animation, the former US vice-president sets out the case that the climate is changing, with human activity the most obvious culprit. By the time he’s done, you accept that we’re facing a planetary emergency, you agree that global warming is the greatest threat confronting the human race – and you desperately want to do something about it. It is a model of political communication. Gore assumes no knowledge and starts right at the beginning. He has a brief, childish cartoon to explain that the thin layer of atmosphere that surrounds the Earth – like the coat of varnish on a wooden globe – is being thickened by vast quantities of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The thicker that layer becomes, the more heat gets trapped in, so raising the Earth’s temperature. In the simplest of nutshells, he explains what the climate crisis is all about – a basic step too many green advocates take for granted. He supplies the numbers, with graphs showing the steady increase in CO2 in the atmosphere and the accompanying rise in temperature. To convey how high the current CO2 figure stands, he walks along, tracing a line projected on to the screen behind him that goes back some 600,000 years. Then he has to be raised by hydraulic lift to reach today’s number. He announces that of the 21 hottest years ever measured, 20 have come within the last 25 years. And the hottest of the lot was 2005. But what brought gasps from the audience were photographs of glaciers, then and now. Once clear, beautiful ice, they have turned, in a matter of years, into blue water or dry dust, from Peru to
Italy. The evidence of a world warming up appears before your very eyes.
And, Gore explains, there are consequences. Some doubted it, but that was before the world took a “nature hike through the Book of Revelation”, with floods in Europe as well as tornadoes and hurricanes across
America, culminating in Katrina last year.
The devastation of that event confirmed what the scientists had concluded a while earlier: that global warming was making hurricanes more powerful and destructive. But it also supplied the missing piece of the climate change argument. Many, especially in the US, were prepared to accept that carbon emissions are making temperatures higher; they could even see how that would affect nature – glaciers, plants and the like. But they were still sceptical about what that had to do with human beings. With Katrina as the precedent, Gore shows them. And he explains that as glaciers melt, sea levels will rise, eventually flooding land from Florida to Shanghai, Holland to
India. In Calcutta and
Bangladesh, he says, 60 million people would be displaced. In
Manhattan, Ground Zero would be ground no longer. The site of the World Trade Centre would be under water. More gasps.
The range of emotions this prompts begins with shock, then anger – directed by Gore at those corporate interests that, with their political servants, have sought to keep this inconvenient truth from the public, especially in the
United States. The stand-out case is that of Philip Cooney, a former lobbyist for the
USoil industry, who wound up – despite no scientific training – as chief of staff of the White House’s environment office. From that perch, he set about rewriting papers by government scientists, turning firm conclusions into doubtful possibilities. He literally got out his pen and changed “is” to “may”. He was caught and left the Bush administration – taking a job at ExxonMobil the next day.
But Cooney is just an unusually blatant example of what is an ongoing campaign by Big Oil to cast doubt over climate change, much as Big Tobacco did over the dangers of smoking. The oil companies fund spurious pressure groups which, in turn, persuade the media to cast global warming as a matter of debate. The reality, notes Gore, is that of 928 peer-reviewed scientific papers on the topic in the last decade, the percentage that express doubt over the cause of global warming is zero. But soon that anger gives way to determination to act. The former vice-president is aware that Americans in particular could move “from denial to despair”, believing first that there is no danger and then that there is nothing that can be done about it. Gore tries to be more upbeat than that, ending his movie with a rapid – probably too rapid for non-American audiences – guide to action. It worked on me. Four months after I saw the film, I find myself looking at the world through its lens. I now notice office buildings at night, aglow with electric light; or hotel rooms abroad, frigid with 24-hour air-conditioning even when empty. I see the planes ripping through the sky, and read about the roaring economic expansion of
China, building a new coal-fired power station every five days. I see all this and I fear for our planet.
The film leaves a more direct political thought. You watch and you curse the single vote on the US supreme court that denied this man – passionate, well-informed and right – the presidency of the
United States in favour of George W Bush. You realise what a different world we would live in now if just a few hundred votes had gone to Al Gore (rather than, say, Ralph Nader) that fateful day.
But you also remember what that election turned on. The conventional wisdom held that Gore and Bush were so similar on policy – Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee, the pundits said – that the election was about personality. On that measure, Bush had the edge. Sure, he couldn’t name any world leader, but the polls gave him a higher likeability rating. If you had to have a beer with one of them, who would you choose? Americans said Bush, every time. Even that was not enough to give Bush a greater number of votes: remember, Gore got more of those. But it got him closer than he should have been. And the world has been living with the consequences ever since. Perhaps Britons should bear that in mind at our next election. If the choice is between David Cameron and Gordon Brown – and, given the events of last week, that is now a serious if – then polls will show, as they have already, Cameron ahead on the affability index. Brown, like Gore before him, will seem stiff, unnatural, oddly robotic, a creature of 24/7 politics, unable to speak fluent human. Cameron, like Bush, will be charming and easy. He won’t make odd grimaces when he speaks. But we should ask ourselves: is this any basis for choosing a leader? Surely we should choose the man of substance, no matter how he looks in a fleece or how breezily he can talk about his iPod.
America made that mistake already and we are all paying the price. Let’s not repeat it.
Guardian Unlimited © Guardian Newspapers Limited 2006

 





An Amazing Video on the Power of the Human Mind

26 09 2006

This video blew me away. The photograhic recall of this young man is nothing short of amazing. Watch the video and others like it and marvel at the power of the human mind at http://youtube.com/watch?v=0TibQ_1zH3U





Learning About Ozone

27 07 2006

Growing up on a farm in rural southern Ontario did not hold a lot of excitement for me. The people were wonderful and the lifestyle was simple. I had more ambition than most and shortly after some University education at the University of Guelph, I had a lucky break and embarked on a career in show business. I created my own sound and lighting company, had wonderful success but became burned out in the process.I then became a member of a prestigious stagehand union in Toronto. I worked with Stars all over North America and beyond doing sound for mega musical productions like Phantom, Joseph, and Les Miserables.I rose to the pinnacle of that business but after 1250 shows of Phantom, I realized there was no more challenge and excitement left for me and slowly phased out of show business.It was during this process that I discovered ozone and it’s uses.I started learning about ozone and in 1989 when I moved from Ontario to British Columbia. I learned quickly from some very good mentors that ozone could sterilize a household environment and greatly reduce the toxins in the house, making it easier for people with animal allergies to visit safely without discomfort. I then took my Due Diligence of ozone to a whole new level and discovered that ozone could inactivate or eliminate practically all known pathogens to man and that it was being used for water purification, air purification and purification of the human body. I also discovered that the FDA had certified ozone as capable of eliminating 99.998% of all known pathogens when used in water.I also discovered that the Canadian government had spent a great deal of the taxpayers’ money to fund a study on the effectiveness of ozone in purifying human blood for purposes of transfusions for the military. The study concluded that ozone was safe and effective in purifying blood and destroying all dangerous pathogens commonly associated with tainted blood transfusions. I further discovered that the CDC had been told of the effectiveness of ozone in purifying human blood as far back as 1984. It’s unfortunate that this knowledge did not reach the appropriate powers that be in governments, as we hear almost monthly of more payouts to people who contracted Hepatitis C, Aids, and the like with taxpayers’ money.

It was during a tour with Les Miz to Alaska in 1994 that I discovered how badly certain power groups want to disinform people and discredit ozone. Alaska became the first state to legally accept ozone as a therapeutic treatment. A medical doctor had stuck his neck out and illegally used ozone to treat a state senator for cancer. When the senator recovered and became governor, he passed a law stating that ozone could be legally used by practitioners as a form of treatment. To this day the AMA states that ozone has “no medicinal value”. Meanwhile, I’m sitting in my hotel room in Anchorage, idly looking through the Yellow Pages, when I discoved that pracically every second page had a blurb about how toxic and deadly ozone was for humans at ground level. We’re not just talking about a little one-liner, we’re talking about full and half-page ads. Somebody was spending a lot of money to discredit ozone and to misinform the public.

Ozone is unpatentable.Therefore it cannot be controlled or profited from by businesses with vested interest. Ozone is a powerful detoxifier and healer. Therefore it is an enemy to certain organisations with vested interests in other forms of healing.

My whole world was turned upside down when I learned all the implications about ozone. It has made me a non-believer in practically everything I see on TV and read in Magazines. I now question everything. I feel it’s my duty to inform people of what I’ve learned if they have the ears to hear and really want to know. My own mother died of breast cancer at the age of 45. I was 4 when she died. If I knew then what I know now and if she would have listened, I’m sure she would still be alive on the planet and in great health. The amount of time and effort I have expelled in this lifetime figuring out my problems because of her death has been large. No-one should have to deal with abandonment like that but still abandoment continues to this day as the medical mafia cuts, burns and poisons, turning a blind eye to treatments that workand take away our loved ones. For these reasons, I have decided to promote the use of ozone and ozonated oils 





Ozonated olive oil for ringworm

22 07 2006

I had been selling ozonated olive oil on E-bay for about two years when the son of a very good acquaintance called and asked if the oil would be OK to use on ringworm and could he buy some. I said I really didn’t know but it certainly wouldn’t hurt. He said his whole family (he was a Morman with lots of kids) had come down with ringworm and he was looking for a holistic approach to fix the problem. I shipped him a 100 ml jar of ozonated olive oil and checked back in two weeks.

As it turned out, he had mixed the ozonated olive oil with oregano oil and applied it on the various cases of ringworm in his family and the ringworm disappeared in one treatment.

Needless to say I was surprised but also encouraged that my product had effected such rapid relief from a very nasty situation. I remember when I was child that my Uncle Clarence had a large lump on the back of his neck that had been there since he was a teenager. When I finally screwed up the courage to ask him what it was, he told me that it was a lump left over from a serious attack of ringworm. How much different would his adult life have been if he had known about Nicola Tesla and his wonderful inventions when he was a teenager.