Re: The World According to Monsanto
I read an article about an year ago, results of a study being conducted by neuroscientists in Berkeley (the study isn't finished yet) that indicate that exposure to PCB's in pregnant rats cause newborn rats with autistic symptoms. It seems that PCB's alters the development of the auditory cortex. This is another study: http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/89/2/415 I think we'll hear lots about it in a near future.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mike Helsher <mhelsher@...> wrote:
> Thanks Simone,
> This was a good reminder and a good remember when for me. Many years ago I made myself miserable studying stuff like this. I realize now that only an elevated awareness on a collective level is going wake us up to this kind of insanity. And unfortunately, the deep sleep of the collective awareness, especially here in the US, might only be awakened through yet another catastrophic nightmare.
> Rather than make myself miserable by raging against the machine, these days I'm looking for solutions. One that I find quite inspiring is the world wide appeal of Eckhart Tollee's book, "A New Earth, Awakening to your life's Purpose". Gotta love Oprah's influence. I've been watching the live web-casts every Monday night with about 30 other people and the local Church of Religious Science here in Flagstaff, as well as with about 2 million people around the world. In all my years of spiritual studies, I've never come across a teaching so seemingly effective and digestible to such a large number of people. Perhaps because myself and many others are ready, or more so are intuitively aware of the need for global change.
> The book is so in tune, IMO, with a basic understanding of POF. But it comes at a time when the disease of the intellect by itself, and the ensuing insanity that has stemmed from it, has left an elephant in the living room of humanity that many are starting to notice.
> "The physical needs for food, water, shelter, clothing, and basic comforts could be easily be met for all humans on the planet, were int not for the imbalance of resources created by the insane and rapacious need for more, the greed of the ego. It finds collective expression in the economic structures of the world, such as the huge corporations, which are egoic entities that compete with each other for more. Their only blind aim is profit. They pursue that aim with absolute ruthlessness. Nature, animals, people, even their own employees, are no more than digits on a balance sheet, lifeless objects to be used, then discarded". (A New Earth).