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Wake the Fuuk UP! (Flint! How to Stop Paying Your Water Bill, Legally!)

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Category: videos, videos & news, Wow!
Date: April 29, 2017
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What Health Food Stores Don’t Want You to Know! (Do It Yourself!)

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Category: amazing, Amazing People, education, videos, videos & news
Date: April 12, 2017
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All Humans Are African Apes by Dr. Richard Dawkins. The Genius of Charles Darwin.

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Category: education, videos
Date: February 7, 2017
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Earthships: self-sustaining homes for a post-apocalyptic US? (Find Free Housing Below)

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Category: Cool Workshops, education, videos
Date: February 3, 2017
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F*ck The Law of Attraction (The Truth by Teal Swan)

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Category: Cool Workshops, education, videos
Date: September 20, 2016
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10 Underground Homes for Black People who have had Enough of America! (1 Million Views)

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Tired of systematic corruption? Ready for global harmony? Underground homes located in cool spaces is the way to go! Are you ready for peace of mind, and walking away from a society that is obsessed with money & greed? Enjoy the video below… then walk away from the grid forever!

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Author: Lovely (Verified Member)
Category: shelter, videos, videos & news, Wow!
Date: July 21, 2016
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The Truth Behind the Zika Virus! (The $1.8 Billion Dollar CDC Lie.)

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Date: May 10, 2016
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Date: May 10, 2016
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Category: amazing, Global Classifieds, videos, Wow!
Date: March 12, 2016
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The System of Racism by Dr. Frances Cress Welsing (How to end global racism.)

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Category: education, videos, videos & news
Date: February 15, 2016
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Natasha McKenna was murdered: Video released showing how police subdued & murdered McKenna with Taser. (Employee comes forward!)

FYM has received an anonymous email from an employee who witnessed the brutal murder of McKenna.  

In compiling the article for Sunday’s paper about the death of Natasha McKenna after she was Tasered four times, a number of items were omitted for various reasons related to space and deadlines. To provide additional context on this complicated case, here are some further important items to consider, beginning with this fact: The entire incident was captured on video.

The Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team regularly records their operations, and the Fairfax County police have said there is video of the “extraction” of McKenna. This presumably would include her being hit with four Taser shocks after she was handcuffed behind her back, shackled around the legs, a hobble strap connected to both restraints, and a spit mask placed over her face. The police, who are investigating the case for any possible criminal violation, have declined to release the video while the case is still under investigation. When it does come out, it may well join the growing canon of video of fatal law enforcement actions which has shocked the country.

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Facing six deputies, how big was Natasha McKenna?

How big, physically, was Natasha McKenna? We have reported at various times that she was 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighed 130 pounds. But in the deputies’ reports, several of those involved in trying to restrain her noted that she was so thin a standard “restraint belt” could not be used to immobilize her hands. “It was discovered that Inmate McKenna was physically too small in the torso for the belt to take effect,” one deputy wrote. “She could easily, with her hands restrained to the belt, maneuver the belt up to her chest and therefore be able to attack with her hands.”

So the deputies had to take the belt off of her, and then cuff her behind her back. They then attached those handcuffs to one end of the ripp hobble, with the other end attached to the leg shackles. Removing the belt prolonged the process of getting McKenna controlled, and preceded the first of the four Taser jolts.

An autopsy report should show what McKenna’s height and weight were when she died, though she spent five days on life support at Inova Fairfax Hospital after her heart stopped beating in the jail on Feb. 3. She was removed from life support and died on Feb. 8. She was 37. No cause of death has yet been released.

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Fairfax homicide detectives turned away from jail

After McKenna was rushed to the hospital on Feb. 3, someone called the Fairfax County police. Four law enforcement officials familiar with the case said that homicide detectives then went to the jail and were refused access, because McKenna was still alive. But the reports show that two Fairfax homicide detectives and a crime scene detective then went to the Inova Fairfax Hospital and conducted interviews there.

Sheriff Stacey Kincaid declined to discuss the specifics of McKenna’s case, but did say, “If we have a medical emergency, we call 911. If we have a person who has died, we call the police.” The sheriff’s office did call the police on Feb. 5, the officials said, when it became apparent that McKenna would not survive, and the police investigation began then.

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A restraint chair in the Fairfax County jail, similar to one used to hold Natasha McKenna after deputies shocked her four times with a Taser on Feb. 3, 2015. She later died and police are investigating. (Tom Jackman/The Washington Post)

Experts say Taser inappropriate for McKenna

We consulted a number of experts about the use of a Taser on a restrained prisoner, and four of them went on the record opposing such a practice. Ron Martinelli, a criminologist and former police officer from San Jose, said force is not usually the best tactic with mentally ill prisoners. He questioned why deputies did not back off once McKenna showed signs of resisting.

“You need to treat that prisoner like a patient, not a suspect,” Martinelli said. “She is already restrained, why don’t you let her calm down?”

Jail officials said they typically do not withdraw from a cell extraction once it has begun.

Todd Markley, a retired Arlington County officer who now instructs on use of force at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, said, “We’re allowed to use force for two purposes: defense and control. Officers are allowed to branch that out as they see reasonable, and I don’t see that as reasonable, based on the facts you’ve given me.”

Charles Drago, the former Assistant Chief of Police in Ft. Lauderdale, provides consulting and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys in a variety of police practices including use of force and Taser-related incidents. Drago noted that “Taser still warns police officers in their training and their warning bulletins. When you use a Taser on someone showing signs of excited delirium or or increased heart rate or increased perspiration, sometimes people end up dead.”

Drago also noted, “If you put too many of these charges together, the folks in the medical field say when you go above three (charges), you get into a gray area about whether it causes cardiac arrest or not. It’s all part of the analysis.  That’s the problem with the Taser. It doesn’t have a mind of its own. Officers have to read the warning bulletins.”

McKenna’s previous scrapes with the jail deputies

McKenna had two prior incidents with deputies that were likely in the minds of both her and the deputies tasked with getting her out of her cell on the morning of Feb. 3. In the first, on Jan. 27, reports show that she had covered the window of her cell door with paper, then a blanket and a sheet. When a deputy pulled the blanket out of the cell through the food slot, with McKenna pulling on the other side, one of McKenna’s fingers was cut. “Look what you did to my finger,” the deputies wrote that she said, indicating her left index finger which had previously been amputated at the tip. But she later told the mental health staff that her finger was fine and that it was an old wound opening up again.

Four days later, on Jan. 31, McKenna reportedly placed her mattress in front her door, again blocking the window so deputies could not see inside. When the deputies opened the door to pull the mattress away from the window, “Inmate McKenna was able to get her entire body out of the door and began trying to scratch and bite us,” one deputy wrote. The deputies placed her on the floor but McKenna continued to fight, and so one deputy “struck Inmate McKenna in the face with his open left hand to stop her from trying to bite and scratch him.” When she struggled further, another deputy “delivered a strike to her chest area with the side of his right hand.” She was then placed into a restraint chair.

This may be why, on Feb. 3, after McKenna agreed to be placed in handcuffs for a trip to Alexandria, she began yelling, “You promised you wouldn’t hurt me!”

Tom Jackman is a native of Northern Virginia and has been covering the region for The Post since 1998.
Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: February 4, 2016
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Category: free resources, videos, Wow!
Date: December 24, 2015
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Become a Millionaire while Never Ever Going to School, AGAIN!

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Date: October 28, 2015
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We Pay up to $250,000 for Video Taping Police Abuse & Murder. (Smartphone Photographer Wanted!)

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How to end illegal police brutality, immediately? Grab your smartphone and let’s get busy.

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We also need documented evidence of misconduct of the justice system. That means misconduct from Prosecutors, lawyers, and judges. Civilian injustice begins at the top. Watch, Death Row Stories and see how our justice system murders innocent people.

People of color have the power to end police abuse in its tracks. How? We encourage thousands of smartphone photographers to track cops and videotape (police, sheriffs and or security guards) police abuse.

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Free Your Mind, only accepts unedited video’s or pictures of police abuse. We do not accept media released content. We do not accept uploaded media to YouTube and or any other online video media source.

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Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: amazing, videos
Date: September 1, 2015
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Judge Greg Mathis Defends Bill Cosby! (Get the Facts Right!)

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, videos
Date: August 8, 2015
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An American Hero (The Story of Ida B. Wells. Narrated by Toni Morrison)

Free Your Mind considers Ida B. Wells the first civil rights activist of our time. Her legacy will leave you in awe! Here is a list of other formidable civil right activist. Enter

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Category: ebooks, education, videos, Wow!
Date: July 17, 2015
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The Injustice of the Justice System. Bryan Stevenson (#1 Staff Pick)
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Date: July 9, 2015
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What’s it like being a Black Man in America! By EDWARD LAWSON (#1 Staff Pick)

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Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: July 7, 2015
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DIY Build an Earthship Home! (709,042 Views)

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Category: education, shelter, videos, Wow!
Date: June 27, 2015
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Everything happens in your head. By Mooji. (#1 Staff Pick)

Free Your Mind realizes that every experience we have is a dream we create. Please view Mooji below… then intentionally create another reality. Learn how to walk away from: fear, sadness, hopelessness, poverty, hate, oppression and unkindness.| enter

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Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: June 23, 2015
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The Love Project! (We Love you… we see you!) Almost 1 million views…

The Free Your Mind Family realizes that nothing matters but love!  Tomorrow, we could end all wars, starvation, poverty and hate — if we just loved each other! If a cop is being unkind, give him a hug and tell him you love him/her. If someone is in a bad mood… tell them you love them.  Enjoy the video.

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Category: site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: June 8, 2015
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TPP – Wikileaks has released another bombshell (253,535 Views)

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Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: June 1, 2015
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IN LIES WE TRUST: The Greatest Travesty To Mankind

G. Edward Griffin explains global oppression and how to get out of it! We think the only way to make global oppression obsolete is to stop being controlled by money. | enter

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Date: May 18, 2015
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Rainn Wilson: A Spiritual Revolution is Coming

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Category: education, videos
Date: May 14, 2015
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Why I’m burning my last bridge with Obama (1.5 million viws)

FYM posted this video because we are disappointed in President Obama… and for good reason.

 

 

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Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: May 13, 2015
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How America Invaded and Stole Mexico! (By PBS 69,201 views)

The American government has a long history of stealing land from Indians, Africans & Mexicans. President Clinton’s NAFTA has also ruined economies worldwide and has enslaved / oppressed Mexicans, Africans, and black and brown people worldwide.  Now, President Obama, is pushing through a new trade agreement that will further enslave and steal from poor people worldwide. Shame on you Obama. When Mexicans cross the border, they’re on their own land which was stolen by America. (Map below)

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Category: education, videos
Date: May 10, 2015
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Drop-Kick Money, Oppressive Government & Exploitative Oligarchies! (#1 Staff Pick)

Drop kicking MONEY is achievable and depending on the attitude with which you approach it, living without much can be a liberating rather than a depriving experience. For those who are forced to downsize severely, for those who travel often for work or life, and for those who just want less to be their more no matter how much they already have, this article will show you ways in which you can achieve a lifestyle of sufficiency with practically nothing.

 

1.Get the right mindset.

Living on practically nothing successfully involves having the right mindset – resent doing it, and you’ll end up blowing what little cash you do have on treats to cheer yourself up for “missing out on so much”. Embrace it, and you’ll be doing what many millionaires have known for decades – economizing as a way of living happily, fruitfully, and without shame. Millionaire thinking, as researched by Thomas J Stanley and William Danko, shows that living well below your financial means, investing smartly (such as buying reliable rather than flashy, expensive things), and staying financially independent (rather than showing off the wealth you do have) is the way to remain grounded and secure throughout your life.

  • See living on practically nothing as an opportunity, or even an adventure. Even if you don’t end up liking it, the chances are that you can use this time to accumulate wealth that can see you living more easily in the future.
  • Cultivate simplicity as a way of being.
  • Wealth is a state of mind – “true wealth is the feeling of having enough—whether that’s money, fulfillment, family, or love—and being grateful for all you have.”
  • Take responsibility for your downshifting. Even if the situation is thrust upon you rather than being by choice, it’ll be far easier on you and those around you if you pursue your downshifting without complaining and actively look for ways to improve your living circumstances rather than waiting to be “bailed out”.

 

2. Find your home.

It is possible to live somewhere that isn’t an encumbrance on your life and that is either low cost, free, or in some cases even comes with a small stipend.[4] Look for house-sitting opportunities to begin with. These vary from seasonal (beach houses, ski cabins, or homes where the residents are going away for a few weeks, months, or even years and need the house cared for), to permanent positions where you are essentially a “caretaker” of such places as hostels, retirement homes, lighthouses, organic farms, ranches, motels, campgrounds, etc. There are also opportunities to care for the second, third, and fourth houses of the wealthy when they’re not residing in them. Living on practically nothing doesn’t necessarily mean living without responsibilities if you’re looking for a comfortable and fairly extended length of stay in a place, and obviously if you want to be a caretaker you’ll need an established track record, possibly training in, and good references but do persevere as this can be an incredibly good way to live cheaply.

If you get a role as a caretaker, expect to do such tasks as taking around, caring for animals and gardens, property maintenance, ensuring security measures are in place, cleaning pools, etc. Note that this is one role where “reverse age discrimination” is rife, as property owners want mature and reliable people over a certain age.

If you choose to live in your own home (either rented or mortgaged), choose a home of modest means over a large home. There is less to maintain, less to clean, and less space to fill up with stuff.

Consider not staying “home”. Get out and see the world. Whatever your age, you can help others in your own country or overseas. If you’re willing to join up to volunteer organizations in such areas as health, reconstruction, conservation, sanitation, providing food and shelter, etc., you’ll find a steady stream of free accommodation and food in return for your volunteering. In most cases it’s not likely that you’ll get paid much, if anything at all, but the reward of free shelter, food, and doing good for humanity can be worth far more than a wage. If you have children, this option is harder to accommodate but some families still give it a go by checking out in advance that there is good schooling and decent living standards available; an experience like this can shape kids dramatically for the better, so don’t dismiss it outright.

One other, fairly drastic, change is to move to a country where your savings go a really long way. Search online for expatriate resources for global relocation; there are enough people doing this to warrant a small industry catering to them!

Finally, but not unrealistically for some, consider living completely “off-the-grid” by living in the wild, off your wits, somewhere with plenty of natural resources. Do a lot of research on how to make this work and have cash reserves to help tide you over when things go wrong.

 

3. Sort your stuff.

If you’ve got too much stuff already, do a declutter. If you’re forced to downsize due to a job loss or because you’re moving, this can be a time of great resentment, so be careful about your emotional state. Try to see this as a great opportunity to rediscover the things that do matter and to rid yourself of anything that weighs you down. For those of you making a choice to live on practically nothing, this exercise probably won’t be so emotionally challenging, as it’s likely you’ve already been saying your mental goodbyes to too many possessions and now all you need to do is act and shift it all out. If you don’t have any stuff, then you’re ready to skip this step and move to the next one.

See what you can sell rather than throwing it away. If you don’t have the time or fortitude to sell it online, try an auction house. An easier way to sell online than listing individual items is to bulk sell – while you’ll get less than if you took the time to sell items individually, you will at least recoup a decent amount for your unwanted or crowded possessions.

Take all items you no longer want to your local item collection charity or give them to a friend who does not share your situation. Or perhaps just leave them in a place that you know you can come back to, or leave them by the side of the road with a sign marked, “Free” / “Take at Will.”

 

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and be frugal. If you’re already following a budget, check that it’s working for you. If not, set aside the sense that a budget is a confining way to live. Following a budget is actually a very liberating way to live – it provides parameters, it helps to keep you in check when you feel reckless, and it can even help you to rein in bad habits such as spending to soothe yourself, buying take out instead of cooking a healthy meal, or letting someone else weed your veggie patch when the workout would do you good (and save you gym fees). And it’s great to be able to blame the budget when you don’t want to go out with those tiresome socialites ever again – “Aw, we’d love to, but the budget won’t stretch to that sorry!”

 

5. Give up your car. There is plenty of public transportation available to get you to your destination and it’s cheaper to take the occasional taxi for emergencies than it is to own and maintain a car. Try walking and cycling as much as possible (you’ll keep fit) and get all the timetables for your local train, bus, subway, or ferries so that you know when to catch your ride.

 

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6. Choose your spouse wisely. Breaking up households is costly and there is a noted tendency even for many millionaires to be part of unbroken, long-term relationships. Unless you’re a confirmed single-for-life, if you don’t want to be arguing about spending habits and living on practically nothing, be sure they are the one before popping the question or moving in together. Choose a sensible and thrift-conscious partner from the start; things to look for in your life partner include:

Loves to budget and has a good sense of money. Doesn’t throw money around recklessly or expect you to either.

Offers to split the bill because they know it’s the fair thing to do.

Loves your sense of wanting to house-sit or rent to save money and thinks that living on practically nothing is a joyful way to celebrate life.

Loves you, loves life, loves people, and animals. Not possessions.

 

7.  Keep yourself well clothed.

 

Whatever your financial status, presenting well to the world still matters and these days, looking good is an inexpensive option. Thrift stores are great resources for affordable, quality clothes. Long gone are the days when visiting a thrift store was looked down on; now it’s considered hip and with a bit of savvy sorting, you can find yourself some great threads for little cost.

 

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8. Find ways to make more money or to trade your skills.
If you don’t have or don’t want to have a job, be on the lookout for ways in which you can raise more cash by working for yourself. Or, trade your skills with others whose skills you need, bartering your way to get what you need rather than spending actual cash.

Grow vegetables and sell them at the local farmer’s market.

Make soap, cosmetics, jewelery, etc., and sell these at a local craft market.

Offer your pruning, mowing, tutoring, cleaning, car-washing services to locals at decent prices.

Look for items in thrift stores that you can flip online. Some people are so good at doing this that they make a living out of selling secondhand goods online.

Seasonal food will always be cheaper than food flown or shipped in from elsewhere because there is more of it available and it doesn’t incur such high transportation costs. As an added bonus, it’s also fresher.

Visit farmer’s markets and supermarkets nearer closing time. You’ll be able to find more bargains and even throwaway items when the sellers need to move their produce on. In supermarkets, check out the bakery, meat, and fruit and vegetable areas for nightly bargains. Many fresh pre-packaged products such as salads-to-go will be cheaper in the nights to make way for the next day’s fresh produce.

Grow your own if you have a permanent place for at least a season. Even using a community garden can be a great way to get fresh, cheap food and to meet new friends.

 

10. Don’t shop for groceries every week

 

. Instead, only go shopping when your groceries have run right down to bare minimum. Replenish perishables such as milk and bread as needed but try to cope by eating down everything already in your cupboard, fridge, and home.

Another way to do this is to not go shopping one week a month. During that week, you have to live off whatever is in your kitchen. Many people find this is a very creative time; add your new recipes to a blog!

Use coupons and discounts to reduce food costs.

Drink tap water. Water is the healthiest drink and the cheapest. Put a filter on your tap if you’re worried about contaminants; it’s a health investment even on a frugal budget.

 

 11. Travel for free or next-to-nothing. There are many options for free or cheap travel but naturally, most come some responsibilities. Some of the things to consider include moving yachts around the world for absentee owners, delivering packages by hand as a courier on international flights, traveling as part of the crew on container ships (hard work!), tourist volunteer (hiking trails, tours of historic buildings or ruins, etc.), driving vehicles from one location to another location, volunteer farm serving, exchange trips with groups such as the Rotary Club, and so on.

Try couch surfing. This provides an opportunity to stay with people for free anywhere in the world through an online network. Be sure to follow all the safety protocols in place and look for people who have a lot of good referrals, to be on the safe side. While the idea is to meet friends you’ve not yet met, always be cautious when meeting with strangers.

Consider Sister City exchanges if your city offers these opportunities.

Home swapping can be a good choice if you own or rent a permanent base. There are plenty of opportunities available online; just be sure to do all necessary checks to ensure you’re not inviting a house destroyer into your home!

 

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12. Stand at the edge of the world, leap into your dreams and plunge freely into your new living-on-practically-nothing life. Just remember, living on practically nothing requires effort, as with most good things in life, so don’t equate it with doing nothing!

Whatever your age and reason for downshifting, treat it as an opportunity to create balance in your life, and to connect to family, friends, your spirituality, health, and community.

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Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: videos, Wow!
Date: May 6, 2015
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Mooji ♥ When You Are Nothing, You Are in Harmony as Everything!

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Category: education, podcast, videos, visionaries
Date: April 9, 2015
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White like me. By Tim Wise (#1 Social Video)

I have several white neighbors who think blacks & Latinos have the same opportunities and civil rights as white Americans. They think 400 years of slavery, the New Deal and Jim Crow was a blip in our history and wasn’t that bad. Watch this movie and tell me what you think?  

“The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.”
― Frederick Douglass

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, videos, visionaries, Wow!
Date: March 28, 2015
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How to Live without Money! (Millions of views) #1 Staff Pick!

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Category: education, shelter, videos, Wow!
Date: March 11, 2015
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The Forest Man… (Plant it and Give it Away!) 728,000 Views

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Category: food, videos, Wow!
Date: March 10, 2015
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Xavier Moore – No Time to Give Up Now! (Inspirational music that will make you fly!)

Live your dreams no matter what! Create a life of infinite purposeful bliss… Enjoy Xavier Moore… then fly!

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Date: March 7, 2015
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Shocking, Brilliant & True! By Dr Joy de Gruy Leary (FYM Loves this video!)

Shocking, brilliant and true! This video will help you to understand why the world is the way it is and how to change the way we live… After you watch this video please visit this page and lets get to work! Enter

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Category: education, site-map, videos, visionaries
Date: March 2, 2015
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How to grow a tiny food forest anywhere in a few years! (92,000 plus Views)

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War on Whistleblowers (ft. Edward Snowden & David Carr) 2015

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Date: February 24, 2015
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Cowspiracy (The Consumption of Animals will End the World!) #1 Staff Pick

The consumption of animals will end life on earth! Enjoy the trailer and watch the movie here… Enter

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Category: education, food, health, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: February 11, 2015
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Is White Privilege Real in 2015? Tim Wise thinks so… (#1 Staff Pick)

In 2015, is white privilege live and well in America?

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: February 10, 2015
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Burlington, Vermont achieves 100 percent renewable energy?
Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, shelter, videos, Wow!
Date: February 7, 2015
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Our Suggestions About Buying Land For Off Grid Living

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Category: education, shelter, videos
Date: February 5, 2015
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Slavery By Another Name. (Over 7 million people are in the justice system in 2015) Welcome to modern day slavery.
Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.

Wayne Dyer

 

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, videos
Date: January 23, 2015
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One Billion Rising! (Stop the Violence Against Women Worldwide!) #1 Staff Pick

 

Testimonials from: Jane Fonda, Roserio Dawson, Robert Redford, Fatou Bensouda, Etc.

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Category: education, videos, Wow!
Date: January 23, 2015
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Richard Dawkins: if I meet god when I die. (Over 877,000 Views)

Free Your Mind & Think global community are free thinkers… there are over 24,000 different Gods in the world… which one do you believe in and why? Comment below.

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Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: January 19, 2015
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The First Humans on Earth (#1 Staff Pick) 370,000 People Love this Video!

Another fantastic video! Learn the real origin of man… it will set you FREE!

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Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: January 18, 2015
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Our Lives Matter (Oprah is running this PSA on OWN)

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Date: January 8, 2015
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Stop Paying for College! The College Conspiracy Full Documentary

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Date: January 1, 2015
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Why Bill Cosby was Setup! (Bill Cosby on Black History) EXPLOSIVE VIDEO

For the last 500 years, people of color (black men & woman) have experienced unprovoked continued overt oppression & violence.  Imagine living in a country that hates you for being you? A country that hates you for illogical reasons and protects the people who hate you? D. John H. Clarke says, over 60 million blacks died during the black holocaust and not one mention in history of a black holocaust; which was the worst holocaust in history. (video)

There are tens of thousands of cases similar to Bill Cosby.  Black men have been falsely accused of acts of violence since the beginning of time.  The video below may give answers to why the media and big business have targeted Mr. Cosby.  black-history-bill-cosby

Bill Cosby’s entire adult life has been consistently uplifting, empowering and  educating people of color. His activism is no less important than Martin Luther King and or Marcus Garvey.  Sadly, we live in a world that murders our best innovators and conscious activist. Please watch the video below and tell us what you think?

 

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Date: January 1, 2015
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The Truth About War… and how to Stop the Killing! By Ken O’Keefe

Solving war is very simple… stop participating. So, get off the Grid | Enter

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Date: December 31, 2014
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The First Americans Were Africans: Documented Evidence (Part 1) | David Imhotep Ph.D.

Sometimes the truth hurts… please watch part II | Enter

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Date: December 29, 2014
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From Gotham to isolated, code & debt-free West Texas Estate (100,000 plus Views)

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Date: December 29, 2014
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Moneyless Living! (Is Collaborative Consumption Changing the World?) #1 Staff Pick

Enjoy the video below. Join our Global Sharing Community where: skills, passion, sharing, kindness and love replace money! Enter

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Date: December 24, 2014
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6 Ways Mushrooms can Save the World! (#1 Staff Pick) 698,000 Views

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Date: December 21, 2014
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Leonardo DiCaprio (UN Messenger of Peace) at the opening of Climate Summit 2014

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Date: December 19, 2014
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The 3 Habits of Happiness! (Over 108,340 Views)

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Date: December 17, 2014
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America is committing genocide–We are murdering 20 million children and adults in the Congo for Cell Phones. (#1 Staff Pick)

Please stop buying cell phones and diamonds! Over 10 million children and 10 million adults have been murdered because of cell phones and diamonds.  Do Something! Enter

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Date: December 13, 2014
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Spectacular 20ft Off-The-Grid Tiny Shipping Container House. (Over 183.823 Views)

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Date: December 7, 2014
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Heat Your House for FREE! (Cost $6) | Over 200,000 Views!

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Date: December 7, 2014
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Stop Using Utilities! The Greenhouse Solution! (Over 99,760 Views)

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Date: December 7, 2014
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Can we please just love each other? (Wake me Up by Aloe Blacc) 12 Million Views

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Date: November 28, 2014
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Charlie Rose: The Parents of Michael Brown Speakout. (#1 Staff Pick)

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Date: November 28, 2014
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How Darren Wilson Got Away with the Murder of Michael Brown. (An expert analysis)

No True Bill from Stlfilmmaker on Vimeo.

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Category: education, site-map, videos
Date: November 25, 2014
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Jesse Ventura on Abolishing Political Parties, Voter Fraud Myth & The War Economy

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Jesse Ventura on Abolishing Political Parties, Voter Fraud Myth & The War Economy

Jesse’s record is clear… review his record and let’s elect a free thinker! Enter

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Date: November 5, 2014
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Do it Yourself Housing! Russel Brand Occupies London.

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Why are there millions of abandoned houses worldwide? Why are the working poor homeless? Russel Brand is at it again… occupy London.

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Date: November 5, 2014
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The God Delusion | Does God Help or Hurt Humanity?

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Date: November 5, 2014
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14 Foods that Cleanse the Liver Quickly! (#1 Staff Pick!)

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: food, health, videos, Wow!
Date: November 1, 2014
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How We’re Lied To About Food: Russell Brand The Trews

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Currently, our food is a weapon of mass destruction. You can grow food inside, outside, in the air and underground. Watch the video below then learn how to grow the 10 Best Super-foods for pennies and share locally grown food for free. Enter

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Category: food, health, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: October 31, 2014
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Tony Builds a Cool Roundhouse (Off the Grid Living) Over 295,000 people viewed this video

Free Housing Project… loves Tony and his innovation to live in harmony with nature. Here are instructions on building your own Roundhouse. Enter (Other Earthbag Projects | Enter)

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Category: shelter, videos, Wow!
Date: October 26, 2014
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The 5 Most Poisonous Foods Almost Everybody Eats And How To Avoid Them

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Category: food, videos, Wow!
Date: October 26, 2014
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30 Minute Meditation: Asking for Nothing …. And Receiving Everything (1.9 Million People Love this Video!)

If you truly want off the grid… you must shift your consciousness. We love this meditation and hope it will help your transition. You don’t need anything to be abundant, just the will to be free.

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: health, videos, Wow!
Date: October 26, 2014
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Thrive (Over 8 million people watched & loved this movie!) #1 Staff pick

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Date: October 24, 2014
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Here’s the Truth About the Keystone Pipeline | Jesse Ventura Off The Grid – Ora TV

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Date: October 23, 2014
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Cozy Log Cabin- How I built it for less than $500. (Over 1.7 Million Views)

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Date: October 19, 2014
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Man (Over 10 Million Views!)

After you watch this video… join our global community and change the world, today! Enter

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Date: October 16, 2014
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Civilians Can Arrest Cops! (Spread this message.)

Among those calling for the arrest of Lt. John Pike after he pepper-sprayed docile UC Davis students, are some who think a so-called citizen’s arrest is in order. So far as I can tell, it is indeed possible for a civilian to legitimately put the cuffs on a peace officer, but an amateur enforcer could be vulnerable to a false arrest lawsuit. Therefore, anyone who might apprehend him should not only be able to say exactly which crime Pike committed, but be certain the allegation is correct.

Although it’s generally illegal in California to use pepper spray apart from self-defense, police officers are exempt. So the only recourse for the sprayed might be to sue the sprayer for violating the Constitution and the UC Police procedures manual, which states:

Chemical agents… should be used only in situations where such force reasonably appears justified and necessary… Arrestees and suspects… shall not be subject to physical force except as required to subdue violence or ensure detention.

Over at The Atlantic, Alexis Madrigal rejects the notion “that Pike is an independent bad actor. Too many incidents around the country attest to the widespread deployment of these tactics. If we vilify Pike, we let the institutions off way too easy.”

Madrigal has a point, and those who are itching to bust a wayward cop would find — if they were to look — many such offenders on California roadways acting as if they are above the law. It would be especially easy to nab unarmed parking enforcement officers, most of whom violate various traffic/parking laws flagrantly and chronically, even though police are always supposed to obey the entire Vehicle Code (unless responding to an emergency).

Which isn’t to say that cops with guns are more likely to comply with such inconvenient laws. To the contrary, everyone is quite familiar with the sight of an empty patrol car illegally parked at a red curb while its driver and partner enjoy lunch.

Civilians, at least in California, have surprisingly broad authority to go after Pike as well as double-parked meter maids and hungry officers who can’t be bothered to find a legal space. In fact, a cop who has committed a public offense (an act punishable by fine or imprisonment) could be lawfully arrested by just about anyone for just about anything — even a minor traffic violation.

When it comes to the actual hands-on part of law enforcement, civilians have powerful options. I doubt the summoned are required to cooperate, but a person making a citizen’s arrest is authorized to “orally summon as many persons as he deems necessary to aid him…”

If it’s in pursuit of a suspected felon, a “private person” (plus whatever posse might have been recruited) can lawfully “break open the door or window of the house in which the person to be arrested is…” and forcibly take the arrestee before a judge.

We have not yet seen civilians attempt to take such drastic action against a police officer. But on the UC Davis campus and elsewhere, relations between cops and the community are so strained that all sorts of retaliations for actual or perceived police brutality seem possible.

The situation in Los Angeles is starkly different. Protesters who are occupying two lawns on opposite sides of City Hall have impressively maintained almost total harmony with the LAPD. Police chief Charlie Beck even tolerates pot smoking in his presence. He told a LA Weekly reporter, “Marijuana use doesn’t disturb me… We don’t want to arrest anyone… The true measure of strength is when you restrain it.”

Maybe the top cops and mayors of other American cities should visit Los Angeles, enjoy a few bong hits with Chief Beck and discuss how to treat peaceful demonstrators humanely.

In the meanwhile, Lt. Pike would be well-advised to make sure he comes to a complete stop before he turns right on red in Davis.

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: October 5, 2014
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Planet Earth 100 Million Years In The Future – What will happen to our world? (2.9 Million People Watched this Video!)

Planet earth is 4.5 billion years oldthe Universe is over 14 billion years old! Learn how amazing your home is and let’s change the world.

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: October 5, 2014
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Free Food Everywhere!

Free Housing & Free Organic Food Project is all about growing free organic food everywhere! We love ‘Food is Free Project’ and hope to inspire everyone to start growing food and share it!

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, food, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 25, 2014
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How to Find Land for off the Grid Living…

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Category: shelter, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 25, 2014
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How to Stop Being a Slave by Dr. John Henrik Clarke (#1 Staff Pick!) Video

Periodically, our staff finds a diamond in the rough. Dr. John Henrick Clarke is a prominent historian and humanist.  This video is about all of us being slaves… and how to change it!

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, shelter, videos, Wow!
Date: September 23, 2014
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How Giving Will Change the World!

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 11, 2014
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Make Money Growing the Best Superfoods ever!

Grow organic food everywhere… and give it away or sell it cheaper. You can grow herbs, superfoods, etc… fast!

 

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: food, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 1, 2014
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The Future Of Residential Housing – Zero Energy Housing

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: shelter, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 1, 2014
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Is Police Militarization the Future of America?

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: September 1, 2014
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Are you a Racist? By Oprah & Jane Elliott

70% of whites think racism is no longer an issue. What do you think? The Free Your Mind Staff loves the video below! After you finish this video, please view the entire experiment. Enter

Author: BrainMan (Verified Member)
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Date: August 21, 2014
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THE PSYCHO-ACADEMIC WAR AGAINST BLACK BOYS! (#1 Staff Pick for Education)

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Date: August 15, 2014
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The Ebola Outbreak… Don’t Believe the Lies! By Stefan Molyneux

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Date: August 15, 2014
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Free You Mind… Attempt the Impossible! (Over 5 million views!)

Free Your Mind and live without LIMITS! Help us make the world FREE! Enter

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Date: August 14, 2014
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How to Walk Away from the Grid and Become a Freeman! (#Staff Pick!)

Free Your Mind loves this honest video on getting off the Grid! After you view this video, please join our Free Housing Project and get off the Grid! Enter

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Date: August 11, 2014
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NO DRIVER LICENSE REQUIRED! (Get to know the law)

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Date: August 9, 2014
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‘DO NOTHING’ Gardening (#1 Staff Pick)

Join our Free Organic Food Movement and grow and share free food worldwide! All organic food should be free! | Enter

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Category: food, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: August 7, 2014
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The 8 Best Places to Live! (#1 Staff pick) Ka Sundance

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Category: education, shelter, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: July 26, 2014
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“The World in 2030” by Dr. Michio Kaku (Everything just may be Free in the Future!)

Free Your Mind… loves fucking science. We are nothing without physics.

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Category: site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: July 12, 2014
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Heal Arthritis in 3 Days Naturally!

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Date: July 11, 2014
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The Greatest Man on Earth! (#1 Staff Pick!)

What will you do today to change the world? Tell us below!

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Category: education, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: July 9, 2014
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Off the Grid & Debt Free!

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Date: July 7, 2014
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Robin Sharma on “4 Big Secrets of the Top 5% Achievers”

Free Your Mind believes people can be successful while living off the Grid! We love, love, love Robin Sharma!

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Date: June 30, 2014
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Cars that run on Air! (The future of transportation.)

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Date: June 23, 2014
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Mushrooms can save your life!

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Date: June 18, 2014
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Michael Tellinger — Living Without Money!

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Date: June 7, 2014
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The Great AIDS Hoax! House of Numbers Movie

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Date: June 4, 2014
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Shipping container apartment being erected in Washington this week

Free Housing Project will help you build your Container House, Now! Enter

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Date: June 3, 2014
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Printing Homes? The Chinese Builds Houses Using 3 D Printer! (#1 Staff Pick)

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Date: June 1, 2014
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Everything is Becoming Illegal | John Stossell (#1 Staff Pick)

Watch Part II & Part III...

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Date: May 24, 2014
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How to Reverse Dementia and Alzheimer’s! (#1 Staff Pick!)

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Date: May 16, 2014
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5 Shocking Facts About GMOs!

BN-CQ332_0502sc_M_20140502144006Genetically modified organisms are, in a word, contentious. Some see the act of altering a plant’s genetics to generate heartier, more productive crops as a necessity to keep up with the world’s growing food demands. Others consider it playing God — an act whose true repercussions science is yet to understand.

As the debate continues, GMOs have proliferated across the globe in the 18 years since they were introduced, now representing 12% of the world’s total crop area.

Here are 5 things you should know about the state of GMOs.

1. They’ve Grown Tremendously

When genetically modified crops were introduced in 1996, farmers planted them across 1.7 million hectares (4.2 million acres). Today they cover 175 million hectares, according to International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications, a nonprofit group that promotes biotechnology in agriculture and is funded partly by biotech seed makers.

Despite the increase in genetically modified crops in developing nations, ETC Group, a Canadian organization opposed to GMOs, estimates that 80%-90% of the seed planted by farmers in the global South comes from the ‘informal sector,’ which includes farm-saved seeds, sharing seeds with neighboring farms and seed sales in local markets and seed fairs.

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2. Four Plants Make Up Most Of The World’s Gmo Crops

Soy, corn, cotton and canola together make up 99% of the world’s genetically modified crop acreage. According to ISAAA, farmers mostly look for GMOs that are insect resistant, disease resistant and herbicide tolerant. Increasingly, they’re also looking for crops that can withstand climate change.

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5. Countries Lead The World In Genetically Modified Crop Production

While some places, including the European Union and China, are becoming increasingly restrictive of genetically modified imports, others are embracing GMOs. In 2013, 27 countries grew genetically modified crops, according to ISAAA, with nearly 90% of those crops concentrated in five countries.

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4. Most Major Crops In The U.S. Are Gmos

The U.S. leads the world in genetically modified crops, with 70.2 million hectares devoted to their production. More than 90% of its top crops, including corn, soybean and cotton, are GMOs, up steeply from a decade ago. The U.S., unlike the European Union, doesn’t require that genetically modified foods be labelled as such.

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5. Commercial Seeds Are In Few Hands

Over 75% of proprietary seeds are owned by 10 companies. These seeds include designer GM seeds as well as non-GM seeds that are considered intellectual property of a company. Although, for companies like Monsanto, many of these seeds are likely to be genetically modified. The commercial seed market in 2011—the most recent year available—was worth $34.5 billioOG-AB358_GMOUS__G_20140502150549n.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Category: food, health, site-map, videos, Wow!
Date: May 14, 2014
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How to Get Unstuck from Your Life – Oprah’s Lifeclass

The Free Your Mind Staff lovingly speaks to hundreds of amazing people weekly and we realize that a small number are stuck in their life and don’t know what to do? We found this gem of a video by the OWN Network and we know it will empower your spirit to soar!

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Date: May 9, 2014
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The Truth About 911 By Dr. Judy Wood (#1 Staff Pick)

The Free Your Mind’s Staff loves researching the truth of the unknown. We had to share this video with our thinking visitors! Please give us your thoughts on this video. Post below.

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Date: May 1, 2014
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Edward Snowden Saves the Internet! (#1 Staff Pick)

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Date: April 30, 2014
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Build a Sweet Log Cabin for $498!

Enjoy the video then Join Free Housing & Free Organic Food Project and we will provide cool volunteers and help with finding free logs… we can help you build a cool log cabin in one week!

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Date: April 29, 2014
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We Drop Kicked Our BANKS!

What If We All Just Stopped Using Banks?MonopolyMan

In the past two years, some 821,000 American households have stopped using mainstream banks. Now, one out of 12 households in the US is “unbanked,’ and one in five is “underbanked,” according to a new survey by the FDIC.

The reason, according to my own observation, is that banks have become shameless, unethical parasites. They nickle-and-dime their customers to death with fees for every imaginable transaction or financial event.

Meanwhile, their damage to society these days seems to outweigh their benefit.

A journalism advocacy group called ProPublica estimates that banks’ incompetence resulted in 800,000 unnecessary home foreclosures (I wonder if this is the same 800k who stopped using banks… ; ). According to the study, these foreclosures wouldn’t have happened if the banks cared enough to use the government’s home affordable modification program. 

The question is: Are banks obsolete? Are you ready to dump your bank? What are the alternatives? 

Mike Elgan

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Date: April 20, 2014
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How to Trade, Barter & Sell on Craigslist!

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Date: April 20, 2014
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Stop Paying Taxes! (Why 67 Million Americans don’t Pay Taxes?) #1 Staff Pick

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Date: March 5, 2014
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Why is our Government Spending Billion on False HIV & AIDS?

Dr. Mohammed Al-Bayati interviewed by Steven D. Keller June, 2001

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Steven: Thank you for giving this interview. First of all I would like to establish with the readers who you are, your credentials and what led you to take a serious look at AIDS and its causes?

Dr. Al-Bayati: I am a pathologist and a toxicologist with a Ph.D. in comparative pathology from the University of California Davis and a dual board certified toxicologist (DABT & DABVT). I have over twenty years experience in research, teaching, diagnostic, and doing consulting work in the fields of toxicology and pathology.

I have also served as an Expert Witness on several cases involving the exposure of people to chemicals in the workplace, exposure of people to wrong therapeutic agents, and reaction of people to the side effects of therapeutic agents. In these cases, I identified the cause(s) of illnesses and provided the treating physicians and attorneys with reports describing my findings. In these reports, I also presented to the treating physicians my recommendation for monitoring and treating these illnesses.

In 1997, I established my toxicology consulting firm (Toxi-health International) in Dixon California (10 miles west of the University of California Davis) and my website contains a description of my company’s wide range of services (http://www.toxi-health.com).

In October of 1997, I evaluated the medical record and the case history of a 60 year-old-white male who was suffering from pulmonary fibrosis. He was treated with immunosupprassant medications (Azathioprine and prednisone). He consulted with me to find out if his exposure to chemicals in his workplace such as Jet Fuel and/or his medications has initiated or contributed to his illness.

My communication with his treating physician, lead to the termination of his treatment with prednisone and Azathioprine. On May 19, 1998, 22 days after the last dose of prednisone, his CD4+ T cells and CD8+ T cells improved. In addition, his fungal infection and pneumonia were resolved following treatment with short course of antibiotic (Doxycycline 200mg per day for 2 weeks) and topical antifungal agent (Loprox).

This case led me to evaluate the medical literature on AIDS worldwide to find out if there were other individuals with AIDS, who were HIV-negative, and to investigate the causes of AIDS. Prior to this time, my belief was that HIV caused AIDS as we have been told by the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the AIDS establishment since 1984.

My investigation of the causes of AIDS worldwide took about two years and I presented my findings in my book ” Get All The Facts: HIV does not cause AIDS” and in my articles. The first twenty pages of my book and the articles are posted on my website (http://www.toxi-health.com) and http://www.news-gap.com. My findings show clearly that HIV is not the cause of AIDS.

Steven: I’ve read your book, “Get All the Facts: HIV Does Not Cause AIDS” and I was really impressed by the information you found in your research. What can a toxicologist/pathologist offer to the current sea of information without getting bogged down by the populous information that we already have?

Dr. Al-Bayati: We can play a very important role in evaluating the medical information presented by physicians, scientists, and researchers and to provide correct interpretations of the information to get to the correct cause(s) of illness. For example, the CDC and the AIDS establishment stated that the epidemiology of AIDS indicates that AIDS is caused by virus called HIV, but my evaluation of the epidemiology of AIDS revealed that HIV is not the cause of AIDS.

The correct approach that should be taken to solve AIDS, or any other complicated chronic medical problems, is by evaluating all medical evidence concerning each risk group, namely, a differential diagnosis.

I used this approach in this case to figure out the causes of AIDS in each risk group. I have found that the epidemiology and other medical evidence indicate clearly that HIV is not the cause of AIDS and that AIDS is caused by the use of immunosuppressive medications that have been used to treat wide range of illnesses caused by the use of drugs and alcohol.

In Africa, AIDS is caused by severe malnutrition and the release of endogenous cortisol. Any individual suffering from severe malnutrition has AIDS regardless if he or she is HIV-positive or HIV-negative. In addition, AIDS in people suffering from malnutrition can be reversed by giving proper nutrition and supportive medical care. I gave many examples in my book to illustrate these points.

Steven: Given what has happened to Dr. Peter Duesberg and having his funding scaled back because of his viewpoints and public questioning of HIV and AIDS, are you not concerned for your job security? Are you not stepping on the toes of the mainstream view that a virus is what actually causes AIDS?

Dr. Al-Bayati: Prior to November of 1997, I believed that HIV was the cause of AIDS and I did not have any intention to investigate this issue. However, I discovered in November of 1997 that AIDS can be caused by other agents, and that HIV is a harmless virus. I also realized that AZT and the antiviral drugs are killing people, which changed my direction.

It became my duty as a scientist to investigate this issue, to find out the truth, and to present my findings to our government and to the public. I have been spending a tremendous amount of time and money on this issue for the last four years without any financial help from any source. This has been extremely hard on my family, but what keeps me going is the reward of saving lives and our vital resources.

My findings were evaluated by professor Otto G. Raabe, a toxicologist from the University of California Davis, as well as other scientists and physicians who have been using my findings to save lives. In spring of 2000, I sent similar letters with copies of my books to President Mbeki and the Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C. My book was submitted to President Mbeki’s Expert AIDS Panel where the medical evidence was evaluated and used. The panel report is posted on http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/panel/index.htm.

I do not understand why our government is ignoring this huge medical evidence that shows HIV does not cause AIDS while basing their entire AIDS program on unsupported hypothesis. Robert Gallo stated that HIV enters CD4+ T cells because they have special receptors for HIV and that HIV kills CD4+T cells selectively.

I have found no truth for this hypothesis.

Most individuals infected with HIV show hyperplasia of all cell components of lymph nodes (It has more cells than normal). In addition, HIV is present in all cells in the lymph nodes. Our government’s decision of basing the entire AIDS program on the HIV-hypothesis is a very dangerous and costly decision. This faulty decision has been resulting in the exposure of millions of people to very toxic antiviral drugs worldwide unnecessarily and wasting billions of dollars.

My stand on this issue has cost me a lot of my personal time, plenty of money and business opportunities. However, I will continue to present the medical evidence to physicians, scientists and to the people of the world to save lives and vital resources.

I cannot stand by and watch the mass killing of people or the killing of the unborn with AZT and other antiviral drugs. I am asking people to read the medical evidence that I have presented on this issue and to request that our government evaluate the medical evidence presented that clearly shows that HIV is not the cause of AIDS.

The tragic poisoning of people by AZT and other anti-viral drugs has to be stopped. Now, we know what causes AIDS worldwide and we know how to cure AIDS. The medical evidence, which proves my point, is presented in Anthony Fauci’s publications, and in my book and my articles. I will be happy to discuss my findings with our government and with public.

Steven: Within your report, which is very detailed, it is your opinion that people suffering from AIDS is a direct result from chronic drug use, both illicit and prescription. Can you talk a little about this and how you came up with these findings?

Dr. Al-Bayati: I evaluated the medical evidence and determined the causes of AIDS worldwide by performing differential diagnosis. In the USA, the total cases of AIDS in adults was 573,800 as of January 1, 1997 and about 90% of these cases were male homosexuals and heterosexuals, and homosexual drug users.

The appearance of AIDS in the United States and Europe in drug users and homosexuals occurred in the early 1980’s and coincided with the synergistic actions of several events.

Briefly, these include the spread of illicit drug use, especially smoking crack cocaine and heroin in 1970’s, the approval of glucocorticoids aerosol by the United States Federal Drug Agency 1976, the wide use of the glucocorticoid inhalers to treat chronic respiratory illnesses resulting from inhaling cocaine and heroin, the wide use of alkyl nitrites by homosexuals to facilitate anal sex in 1970’s, and the wide use of steroids to treat chronic gastrointestinal tract illness in homosexuals.

The approval of antiviral drugs (AZT and protease inhibitors) and the steroids by the U.S. FDA to treat patients with AIDS and asymptomatic patients infected with HIV has been exacerbating the problem.

The regular use of alcohol, heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, and alkyl nitrite cause chronic health problems of the nervous system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, kidneys and other tissues in these individuals. The majority of these health problems are usually treated with high doses of glucocorticoids and/or cytotoxic drugs.

In addition, some homosexual men use rectal glucocorticoids to treat inflammation. For example, the treatment of a patient with prednisone at 60 mg per day for about three months can actually cause AIDS. This treatment and doses are often given to patients suffering from lung fibrosis, thrombocytopenia, and other chemically induced chronic illnesses.

I listed in Tables 12 and 14 of my book more than 30 illnesses in risk groups that are treated with prednisone and/or other immunosuppressant medications. For example, Anthony Fauci in his book entitled “Principles of Internal Medicine” published by McGraw-Hill in 1998, 14th edition (p. 1463) described the treatment for patient with lung fibrosis as follows: “A trial of oral prednisone is begun at a dose of 1 mg/kg daily and continued for about 8 weeks.

Should the disease not respond or be progressive, additional immunosuppression with cyclophosphamide should be considered. The objective is to reduce the white blood cell count to approximately half the normal baseline value, causing a distinct drop in the total lymphocyte count.

However, a minimum count of 1000 PMNs/µL should be maintained”. At this dose levels, the CD4+T cells count in the peripheral blood of the treated individual is expected to be <300/µL which meets the definition for AIDS set by the US Center For Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC).

Furthermore, the reversal of CD4+ T cells depletion in the peripheral blood was also reported in HIV+ homosexual men after the termination of their treatment with glucocorticoids. Sharpstone et al., 1996 reported that eight HIV+ males with inflammatory bowel disease who used rectal steroid preparation had a decline in their CD4+ T cells at a rate of 85 cells/µL per year.

Four of them underwent colonectomy that eliminated the need for the steroid and their CD4+ T cells increased 4 cells/µL per year. Eight case-matched controls that did not have surgery continued to have a decline of 47 cells/µL per year as the result of the use of rectal steroid [Eur. J. Gastroentrol. Hepatic 8(6): 575-8, 1996]. In addition, investigators from George Washington University and the National Institutes of Health reported a case of HIV-positive homosexual man with ulcerative colitis.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to surgery for ulcerative colitis that was unresponsive to corticosteroids, the patient’s CD4+ T cell count was 930 cells/ml of blood and the count fell to 313 cells//ml within 10 days of treatment with corticosteroids.

Five days postoperatively, the patient become asymptomatic and was discharged on tapering prednisone without the use of antiretroviral agents. After surgery, the patient’s CD4 T cell count progressively rose. The CD4 T cell counts were 622 cells/ml and 843 cells/ml at 3 and 6 weeks following the operation, respectively [Journal of Human Virology 2(1) 52-7, 1999].

The patient was still HIV-positive after operation. The result of this case clearly demonstrates that the reduction of CD4+T cells resulted from the use of corticosteroids treatment and that HIV is a harmless virus.

Steven: It has been well established that both the ELISA and the Western Blot tests are non-standardized between countries and even labs, which has led to many false positives.

These false positives along with the “hit early, hit hard” theory, in turn, have led many doctors to prescribed AZT, protease inhibitors and even prednisone to patients who were not showing any signs of illnesses related to AIDS. What is your understanding of these two misleading tests and because they are non-standardized, do they not falsely implicate people to have a “dangerous illness” when in fact they may not?

Dr. Al-Bayati: My investigation was focused on finding the causes of AIDS and the link between HIV and AIDS. When I found that HIV is not the cause of AIDS, then the issue of the HIV test became unimportant. In fact, I have found that the majority of people who participated in the major four AZT clinical trials that were conducted in the USA between 1986-1992 were HIV-negative prior to their treatment with AZT and their diagnoses were based only on clinical symptoms.

The four published clinical trials are (1) Fischl et al., The New England Journal of Medicine 317 (4): 185-191 (1987); (2) Fischl et al., The New England Journal of Medicine 323 (15): 1009-1014 (1990); (3) Volberding et al., The New England Journal of Medicine 322 (14): 941-949 (1990); and (4) Hamilton et al., The New England Journal of Medicine 326(7): 437-443 (1992). Briefly, a total of 2,482 patients participated in these studies, and only 22% were HIV-positive prior to their treatment with AZT and the rest of the subjects were HIV-negative (62%) and untested (16%).

Steven: In your report you state, “damage to the immune system is rapidly reversible after removal of the true insulting agent or treatment of the true causes.” Could you give us some examples of what you mean by “insulting agents” and “treatment of the true causes”?

Dr. Al-Bayati: In my answer to Q4 I gave several examples of the reversal of Kaposi’s sarcoma in an HIV-negative homosexual man following the cessation of treatment with prednisone, as well as the reversal of the reduction in CD4+ T cells counts in HIV-positive homosexual men following the cessation of their treatment with corticosteroids.

In these patients the insulting agent that caused AIDS-defining illnesses (Kaposi’s sarcoma and severe reduction in CD4+ T cells counts) was corticosteroids. With the cessation of treatment, there was a reversal of these illnesses.

Below are two more examples of patients who developed Kaposi’s sarcoma. Their tumors were reversed following the cessation of the use of prednisone. A 66-year old man with a severe bronchial asthma developed KS following treatment with prednisone 10 to 50 mg daily or on alternate days for about five years [Arch Dermatol 166 (11): 1280-2].

The second patient developed generalized Kaposi’s sarcoma (extensive skin and stomach lesions) 24 months after renal transplantation while on cyclosporin (CyA) and prednisolone. His Kaposi’s sarcoma disappeared completely upon withdrawal of CYA. CYA was introduced following an episode of acute rejection. Within 8 weeks, Kaposi’s sarcoma reappeared on the skin at the same sites as the previously healed lesions. The tumor completely disappeared again upon withdrawal of CYA.

Azathioprine was then introduced and Kaposi’s sarcoma lesions reappeared 6 month later [Am J Nephrol 1992; 12(5): 384-6].

Furthermore, severe malnutrition has been known to cause immune dysfunction and other serious health effects. This should be considered in the differential diagnosis in HIV infected patients with AIDS, who are suffering from severe malnutrition, before implicating HIV as the cause of AIDS in Africa.

Actually the finding of atrophy of lymphoid tissue in people suffering from malnutrition was observed as early as 1925. For example, Jackson’s review on this topic in 1925 noted that many investigators had found a pronounced tendency of atrophy of lymphoid tissue in all conditions of malnutrition. Thymus weight was exquisitely sensitive to malnutrition and was earlier designated as the “barometer of nutrition” [Woodruff, 1972 Lancet 1(7741): 92-3)].

The functions of the immune system, especially the cellular immunity, are impaired in malnutrition cases. The severity of the impairment is dependent on the degree of malnutrition in both human and animals. I presented the results of studies of 345 malnourished children and two experimental animal models in my book that shows the impact of food deprivation on the size of the thymus and the lymphoid organs (Al-Bayati, 1999 Get All The Facts: HIV does not Cause AIDS).

For example, the size of the thymus of 42 malnourished children was reduced by 90% as compared with a case-match normal control (Parent et al. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 60(2): 274-8, 1994). In a second study involving 110 malnourished children, the thymic area was found to be 20% of the size in healthy children and the size of the thymus increased from 20% of normal in a malnourished child to 107% of normal following 9 weeks of proper feeding children (Chevalier et al., J. Trop Perdiatr 44(5): 304-7, 1998).

The reversal of the reduction in CD4+T cell count was also reported in HIV+ pregnant women following proper feeding [Fawzi et al., The Lancet 351:1447-1482, 1998). Briefly, the influence of diet on T cells counts in peripheral blood in 1,075 HIV-infected pregnant women who had poor nutritional status were studied. The CD4+ T cell counts of the women who received multivitamin increased from 424/µL to 596/µL during six months of proper feeding.

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2001/07/11/aids-part-one.aspx

 

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The Truth About Meopause! By Dr. Mercola


Menopause is a period of years in a normal woman’s life in which gradual hormonal changes bring about a shift away from the physical powers of childbearing, in favor of a more mature condition of mental development and wisdom.

The unpleasant symptoms we have come to associate with menopause are common only in a small group of women in history: American and Northern European women in the past 75 years. Outside that group, menopause is not so problematic and is taken more in stride as a natural phase in a woman’s life, with little fanfare. It seems that the more simple the lifestyle, and the more simple the diet – the more effortless the transition.

Throughout history, simple diet has been a function of low income. The most nutritious foods are the least expensive: whole fruits and vegetables, unprocessed dairy, whole grains. As lifestyle became more complex, and incomes grew, expensive, empty, processed, nutrient-deficient foods were popularized by marketing and advertising – the foods of commerce. (Royal Lee)

Less need to exercise, more focus on money, greater stress – the basic formula for the rise of the most resistant group of diseases in history : the degenerative diseases. Heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis – are epidemic in our society, the richest nation in history. Even 100 years ago such diseases were rare.

By now most of us have heard of a Shangri-La place in the Himalayas called HunzaLand, famous for longevity to 120 years old. Two Americans, Dr. Allen Banik and Renee Taylor, visited this isolated mountain civilization, one in 1958 and one in 1962.

Both wrote books describing their incredible experiences. Both detail the simple diet as well as the lack of degenerative diseases, and infectious diseases as well. Physically cut off from the world by treacherous mountain passes, the Hunzas developed their own agriculture system of stone terraces, fed by the mineral rich waters of the glaciers. Hunza health is probably unequalled anywhere in the world, or in history. Symptoms of menopause were unheard of in HunzaLand.

In Japan as well as in many other cultures with basic, unrefined diets, there is no word for “hot flashes.” As we shall see, the unpleasant symptoms of menopause are directly related to the amount of estrogen a woman has maintained during her adult life, prior to menopause.

Natural phytoestrogens (plant-estrogens) are found in plants like licorice, soybeans, alfalfa, and many others, in very small amounts. Phytoestrogens are weak estrogens and block the stronger forms. A diet abundant in phytoestrogens before menopause will do much to moderate the day-to-day estrogen level so that when menopause arrives, there will not be such big drop.

The Creation Of A Market:

How Did the Whole Hormone Replacement Treatment Thing Get Started In The First Place?

The story really begins in 1938 with the discovery of diethylstilbestrol (DES) by Charles Dobbs. DES was supposed to be the first “synthetic estrogen” – an oxymoron, as we shall see. Dobbs first thought DES would solve the problems of menopause, but the AMA immediately began to make extravagant predictions for “preventing miscarriages” and solving all problems of pregnancy as well. (Robbins, p138)

After many years, DES was being prescribed for a “safe pregnancy” and to “prevent miscarriages.” By 1960 it was found that between 60 and 90% of DES daughters had abnormal sex organs, leading to high rates of infertility, miscarriages, and cervical cancer. (Sellman p28). DES sons commonly had testicular dysfunctional and were often sterile.

As for the mothers who had taken DES, their risk of breast cancer had been increased by 40%. (Meyers p 143) DES was the first drug ever invented that could cause cancer in the offspring when taken by the mother. (Reusch, p 22) But still the drug wasn’t taken off the market until 1971! ( Kamen, p99). By that time the industry didn’t need DES any more for its bottom line, because ERT was off and running.

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Public attention was then diverted away from the disasters of DES by a 1966 best seller called Feminine Forever, by Robert Wilson, a New York gynecologist. Wilson‘s thesis was that menopause is an estrogen-deficiency disease. All the unpleasant symptoms which accompany menopause were the simple result of too little estrogen. Insufficient estrogen supposedly caused a woman to lose her youth, beauty, cheerful attitude, and bone density all at once, with the onset of menopause.

Not missing a beat, the drug industry immediately donated $1.3 million to set up the Wilson Foundation for the sole purpose of developing and promoting estrogen drugs. The usual story: limited studies with inconclusive results, skewing results to please the company that was paying for the trials, discontinuing studies that weren’t turning out “right” …

The primary study that was the basis for vaulting synthetic estrogen into the limelight, originally as a contraceptive, was a small, flawed trial done in Puerto Rico, in which 20% of the 132 women suffered serious side effects. Five of them died.

Negatives were swept under the carpet as irrelevant – the main thing was that the new wonder drug supposedly cancelled the “horrible” symptoms of menopause – hot flashes, vaginal dryness, migraines, etc. FDA approval for synthetic estrogen was given based on this one study! (Marshall) Throughout 1964 and 1965, fueled by the advertising power of the biggest clients, articles appeared in major women’s magazines, like Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping proclaiming a breakthrough that would finally set women free from the ravages of the dread menopause. (Lee p24)

Within a few years, with no real proof that Wilson was right, with superficial clinical trials, synthetic estrogen was being popularly prescribed, and a new industry was off and running. They called it Estrogen Replacement Therapy. Better living through chemistry.

A Little Snag Came Up In 1975

The New England Journal of Medicine (Dec 1975 p.1199) published its findings after studying the causes of endometrial cancer. They showed that women who took the new estrogen drugs had just increased their risk of endometrial cancer by a factor of five times. Unless they had been using the drugs longer than seven years. Then it was 14 times the normal incidence.

Sales slowed

Yankee ingenuity to the rescue: it was found, though not conclusively, that rates of endometrial cancer could be reduced if synthetic progesterone were added to the synthetic estrogen. Synthetic progesterones are called progestins. So they changed the name from Estrogen Replacement Therapy to Hormone Replacement Therapy, and the show went on. Sales climbed back up, and then continued to grow. And grow.

With similar results to the 1975 study, 20 years later the American Cancer Society conducted a huge 13-year study of some 240,000 postmenopausal women to find the relation between HRT and cancer. Their findings: 40% higher incidence of ovarian cancer; after 11 years of HRT, the figure went to 70%! (Rodriguez)

How Could This Be?

As the HRT industry gained strength, the manufacturers began to make additional claims about the benefits of HRT, claims that were again unsupported by solid research:

  • HRT could prevent osteoporosis
  • HRT could prevent heart disease

The underlying, and unproven, assumption of this new “therapy” – HRT – was that women’s lives were being improved now that they were spared the horrors of aging, menopause, osteoporosis, and the loss of femininity. Unfortunately, these promises are rarely kept, and almost never because of a program of synthetic hormones.

Worse, the side effects of HRT have proven to be a bigger problem than what they were supposed to cure.

To begin to untangle this giant web of doubletalk and wrong information, we have to look at some basic endocrinology: Can’t tell the hormones without a program. If this gets too complicated for the attention-challenged, just skip to the next section, but at least give it a try.

Hormones

They are chemical compounds that are players in the most sophisticated and exquisitely balanced internet in the entire body: the endocrine system. This group of glands, including the adrenals, the pituitary, the ovaries, the testes, the thyroid, and the hypothalamus are interrelated in impossibly complex ways, about which we’re just beginning to get glimpses of understanding.

It’s a swirling universe of chemical elegance and precision, involving millions of refined little molecular firings which wink in and out of existence every second. “Touch one strand and the whole web trembles,” is the way endocrinologist Deepak Chopra puts it. The endocrine system controls all other systems of the body by means of chemical messengers, who wait for an answer.

What Is Estrogen?

Estrogen is a hormone, one of the moving parts of that endocrine system. It is a steroid (made from cholesterol) hormone, occurring in both men and women.

Estrogen’s functions are primarily the growth and development of sex organs and other tissues related to reproduction (Guyton p1023)

For a basic overview of one little part of the endocrine system, John Lee has a very clear summary, like a recipe, for one group of hormones, those made from cholesterol, the steroid hormones:

cholesterol > >

>>

pregnenolone

v

v

v

v

v

progesterone > >

corticosterone and aldosterone

v

v

v

v

17 OH pregnenolone

>

17 OH progesterone > >

cortisol

v

v

v

v

DHEA

<>

androstenedione>

estrone estriol

v

v

^

^

androstenedio

<>

testosterone > >

estradiol

v

estriol

Lee, p14


Don’t worry, there’s no quiz. Dr. Lee just wanted to show a little corner of the complex give-and-take between hormones, how a change in any one hormone in this chart can affect many others. Lee and Chopra both speak of the dance of the hormones, the delicately interwoven choreography, about which we have only the most rudimentary knowledge.

We’ve begun fooling around with this highly tuned endocrine system because we’ve discovered a few coarse, synthetic, sledgehammer substances that resemble real estrogen, or real thyroid hormone, or real progesterone. But we really have only the vaguest notion what we’re doing, because of all the overlapping interrelationships. Our ignorance has given rise to a brand new disease: endometrial cancer. Plus other big problems.

Back To Estrogen

Estrogen is really a general term for three separate hormones:

  • estriol
  • estradiol
  • estrone

From here on out in this chapter, “estrogen” as is produced by the body refers to all three of the above hormones.

Estrogen is produced in three main places in a woman’s body:

  • the ovaries
  • the adrenal glands
  • the fat cells

The main purpose of estrogen is to make the uterine lining, the endometrium, ready to implant a fertilized egg in the event fertilization occurs. To aid in this function, estrogen will promote

  • water retention
  • fat storage
  • maturation of the female adolescent

All the above is OK if pregnancy is likely. But excess estrogen throws off the timing. Excess estrogen causes the body to prepare for embryo implantation all the time. This state of over-preparation is the cause of

  • sluggish blood circulation
  • migraines
  • increased clotting
  • high stroke risk
  • disrupted copper/zinc ratios in brain cells/ mood swings
  • fibroids
  • endometriosis

Every system in the body has a feedback loop to keep balance. Estrogen has a sister hormone called progesterone, whose functions are equally important.

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Date: June 5, 2013
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Why is Our Government Killing US? Genetic Roulette the Movie.

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(The End of Water) Last Call At The Oasis Part 1 (#1 Staff Pick!) Watch entire movie…

(People who live off the Grid) love love love the net! Last Call at the Oasis is another amazing gem of a documentary. Please watch the rest of the movie on Youtbue. Additional links below:

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