Re: [Meditation Society of America] Contented cows
- My weapon of choice for that particular illness is something with a
lot of MSG and ibuprofen...
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 11:52 AM, sean tremblay <bethjams9@...> wrote:
> Oxygen can be especialy under pressure, the toxic affects can be felt
> depending on personal tolerence at 30fsw if your breathing pure O2.
> Otherwise I've found pure oxygen underpressure like in a chamber to be a
> great cure for the "Irish Flu"
> --- On Fri, 10/10/08, Gwyn Plaine <gplaine@...> wrote:
>> From: Gwyn Plaine <gplaine@...>
>> Subject: Re: [Meditation Society of America] Contented cows
>> To: email@example.com
>> Date: Friday, October 10, 2008, 6:31 AM
>> It's interesting how strong what is actually a cultural
>> actually is, is it not? Intrinsically, there's no
>> reason that one
>> can't eat dog, or cat, or monkey, or chicken embryos at
>> any stage of
>> development, yet the Westerner shudders at the thought.
>> Since the SE
>> Asian will happily eat balut, or something that's still
>> thrashing, yet
>> 'we' won't is evidence there is little
>> objective about the 'distaste'.
>> There again, there are some foods we've trained
>> ourselves to eat. If a
>> plant as toxic as the Brussel's Sprout was found today,
>> they'd not be
>> able to sell it as food. Same with water cress, or the
>> (rutabaga), or the pepper... The reason children often
>> 'don't like'
>> Sprouts is that their body recognises that it's
>> something that is
>> toxic, and reacts.
>> Having said that, oxygen is technically 'toxic' to
>> carbon based life forms....
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:14 AM, sean tremblay
>> <bethjams9@...> wrote:
>> > You Know Gwyn I have traveled SE Asia and sampled most
>> everything with an
>> > open mind and an eagerness to experience my
>> surroundings but sometimes I
>> > found I just had to exept the fact that I was foreign
>> and that was OK to
>> > pass a few things up without judgment. Like monkey,
>> fertilized chicken egg,
>> > and a few other things I found the locals were cool
>> with that.
>> > Exception being when the host has really broke the
>> bank to feed you at that
>> > point I'd choke anything down.
>> > (It has not come up yet, but I'd pass on dog, Dogs
>> are buddies not food, I
>> > never had a cow buddy)