5.26.2009

Crop Circles -2009 Update- Numbers 12, 13 & 14

[Formation Nº 12 @ Barbury Castle - nr Wroughton, Wiltshire - reported May 24, 2009]


[Formation Nº 13 @ Bishop Cannings - nr Devizes, Wiltshire - reported May 24, 2009]


[Formation Nº 14 @ Windmill Hill - nr Avebury Trusloe, Wiltshire - reported May 25, 2009]

A Moratorium on Genetically Manipulated (GMO) Foods

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=13701
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The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has just issued a call for an immediate moratorium on Genetically Manipulated (GMO) Foods.
In a just-released position paper on GMO foods, the AAEM states that ‘GM foods pose a serious health risk’ and calls for a moratorium on GMO foods. Citing several animal studies, the AAEM concludes ‘there is more than a casual association between GMO foods and adverse health effects’ and that ‘GM foods pose a serious health risk in the areas of toxicology, allergy and immune function, reproductive health, and metabolic, physiologic and genetic health.’ The report is a devastating blow to the multibillion dollar international agribusiness industry, most especially to Monsanto Corporation, the world’s leading purveyor of GMO seeds and related herbicides.
In a press release dated May 19, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, which describes itself as ‘an international association of physicians and other professionals dedicated to addressing the clinical aspects of environmental health,’ called immediately for the following emergency measures to be taken regarding human consumption of GMO foods:
* A moratorium on GMO food; implementation of immediate long term safety testing and labelling of GMO food.
* Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community and the public to avoid GMO foods.
* Physicians to consider the role of GMO foods in their patients' disease processes.
* More independent long term scientific studies to begin gathering data to investigate the role of GMO foods on human health.
The AAEM chairperson, Dr Amy Dean notes that ‘Multiple animal studies have shown that GM foods cause damage to various organ systems in the body. With this mounting evidence, it is imperative to have a moratorium on GM foods for the safety of our patients' and the public's health.’ The President of the AAEM, Dr Jennifer Armstrong stressed that ‘Physicians are probably seeing the effects in their patients, but need to know how to ask the right questions. The most common foods in North America which are consumed that are GMO are corn, soy, canola, and cottonseed oil.’ The AAEM's position paper on Genetically Modified foods can be found at http:aaemonline.org.
The paper further states that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) technology ‘abrogates natural reproductive processes, selection occurs at the single cell level, the procedure is highly mutagenic and routinely breeches genera barriers, and the technique has only been used commercially for 10 years.’
The AAEM paper further states, ‘several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food consumption including infertility, immune dysregulation, accelerated aging, dysregulation of genes associated with cholesterol synthesis, insulin regulation, cell signalling, and protein formation, and changes in the liver, kidney, spleen and gastrointestinal system.’
They add, ‘There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects. There is causation as defined by Hill's Criteria in the areas of strength of association, consistency, specificity, biological gradient, and biological plausibility. The strength of association and consistency between GM foods and disease is confirmed in several animal studies.’
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Issues About Online Social Networking Sites (Vids)

[VIDEO: Facebook Killed the Private Life]

[VIDEO: Facebook - CIA Profile Database]

Psychiatrists rewriting the mental health bible

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-sci-mental-disorder26-2009may26,0,7457507.story
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Is the compulsion to hoard things a mental disorder? How about the practice of eating excessively at night?
And what of Internet addiction: Should it be diagnosed and treated?
As the clock ticks toward the release of the most influential of mental health textbooks, psychiatrists are asking themselves thousands of complex and sometimes controversial questions.
The answers will determine how Americans' mental health is assessed, diagnosed and treated.
Over the next 18 months, psychiatrists will hammer out a draft of the fifth edition of the American Psychiatric Assn.'s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, more commonly called DSM-V. Nowhere have the discussions been more heated, the ramifications most vividly foretold, than here at the organization's annual meeting.
Psychiatrists warn that the tome runs the risk of medicalizing the normal range of human behaviors.[And so do I]
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[Please watch this video: Psychiatry- An Industry of Death]

In Hot Pursuit of Fusion (or Folly)

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/26/science/26fusi.html?_r=1&hpw
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Here in a dry California valley, outside a small town, a cathedral of light is to be dedicated on Friday. Like the cathedrals of antiquity, it is built on an unrivaled scale with unmatched technology, and it embodies a scientific doctrine that, if confirmed, might lift civilization to new heights.
“Bringing Star Power to Earth” reads a giant banner that was recently unfurled across a building the size of a football stadium.
The $3.5 billion site is known as the National Ignition Facility, or NIF. For more than half a century, physicists have dreamed of creating tiny stars that would inaugurate an era of bold science and cheap energy, and NIF is meant to kindle that blaze.
In theory, the facility’s 192 lasers — made of nearly 60 miles of mirrors and fiber optics, crystals and light amplifiers — will fire as one to pulverize a fleck of hydrogen fuel smaller than a match head. Compressed and heated to temperatures hotter than those of the core of a star, the hydrogen atoms will fuse into helium, releasing bursts of thermonuclear energy.
In February, NIF fired its 192 beams into its target chamber for the first time, and it now has the world’s most powerful laser, as well as the largest optical instrument ever built [INPhobe covered the unveiling of this project back on the 31st of March]. But raising its energies still further to the point of ignition could take a year or more of experimentation and might, officials concede, prove daunting and perhaps impossible.
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“If fusion energy works,”[What?! IF it works? And, IF it doesn't???] he said, “you’ll have, for all intents and purposes, a limitless supply of carbon-free energy that’s not geopolitically sensitive. What more would you want? It’s a game changer.”
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Boys develop closer bonds with Bob the Builder than with parents

·Young boys are developing closer bonds with television characters such as Bob the Builder than with their own, time-pressed parents, leading child expert Sue Palmer has warned.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/family/5383131/Boys-develop-closer-bonds-with-Bob-the-Builder-than-with-parents.html
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Miss Palmer says that while children will always become attached to a favourite toy or story character, marketers are now exploiting this trait by creating a whole industry around it of DVDs, books and toys.
She believes that if parents use such pastimes as a substitute for spending time with their offspring, they could suffer from emotional and communication problems and struggle to form good human relationships in later life.
"If parents aren't careful, and especially if they aren't around, their son's relationship with Elmo, Bob the Builder or Fireman Sam could rival his relationship with them," she said. "Talking and singing to children is critical to the development of empathy and language, but it does not work with screens.
"The danger is that the child will be more fascinated by the things they see on screen, and not learn and be fascinated by real-life human beings and real-life play."
Bob the Builder is particularly appealing to boys because of the "boy-friendly ingredients of tool use, basic mechanics and male status", and they will come to associate their favourite character with "safety and happiness," she said.
In her new book, 21st Century Boys, she says the attachment to television characters, with their associated merchandise, is part of the toxic childhood that seeks children damaged by a combination of "junk food, junk play and junk culture".
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Colwyn Trevarthern, a developmental psychologist, agreed with Miss Palmer's comments, saying allowing children to be dominated by media-driven toy consumption was "tantamount to neglect".
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[Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood. P1][...for the rest go to YouTube]

Illuminati Formula of Mind Control

Illuminati Formula of Mind Control The Illuminati Formula Used to Create an Undetectable Total Mind Controlled Slave, by Cisco Wheeler and Fritz Springmeier

Enric Duran, ''Torno a ser lliure, seguim treballant per poder viure sense capitalisme''

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Després de 65 dies empresonat sense ser jutjat, l'audiència de Barcelona ens ha donat la raó en quan a que la mesura de presó provisional sense fiança, empresa pel jutjat nº 29 era excessiva. L'auto de l'audiència, insisteix però en el risc de fuga, parlant de declaracions meves contradictòries, sense voler reconèixer que es va tractar d'un procés en que vaig decidir tornar assumint-ne les conseqüències coincidint amb la publicació Podem! del 17 de març.
L'audiència contradiu clarament el que havia dit el jutjat d'instrucció nº 29, així si aquell deia, sense avergonyir-se'n, que un motiu per "fugar-me" és que no tenia arrelament social, aquesta diu ara que tinc "una xarxa de connexions" a la meva disposició, per marxar o per situar-me en parador desconegut, sense sortir del país.
Així doncs l'audiència de Barcelona s'ha inventat "l'excés d'arrelament social" com a motiu per a prendre mesures cautelars. En què quedem? Encara que l'audiència ens hagi donat la raó parcialment, els 65 dies tancat, no me'ls treu ningú.
Tot i així, el meu pas per la presó ha estat una experiència enriquidora, que m'ha servit per aprendre per mi mateix, moltes coses del sistema penitenciari i de la realitat de les presons.
A nivell personal el dia a dia ha estat molt tranquil i no se m'ha fet massa dur, en part per la meva manera de ser, però també perquè no té res a veure entrar a la presó amb el suport social del que gaudeixo, que entrar-hi com el 99,9% dels interns, com a persones anònimes o senyalades com a pàries. S'ha volgut evitar que veiés, el que és la presó realment, però la meva observació i les estones compartides amb d'altres companys, m'han servit per fer-me'n una idea prou aproximada de la indefensió i la vulneració de drets fonamentals, que viuen els milers de persones recluses, en el nostre país, una falta de drets molt per sobre, del que en diuen les lleis vigents.
Les presons no compleixen la funció de reinserció que se'ls suposaria, sinó que accentuen el desarrelament social i falta de perspectives dels que hi són tancats. Aquesta experiència espero que em serveixi doncs, per poder contribuir a la defensa dels drets fonamentals dels reclusos i a crear debat social sobre la presó i les seves alternatives.
A més de criticar els fonaments d'aquesta decisió que ha posat preu a la meva llibertat, la fiança de 50.000 euros la considero excessiva també en la quantitat. Nomes cal mirar l'arxiu de les fiances demanades en d'altres suposats delictes, per adonar-se que és una xifra discriminatòria per motius d'idees. Tot i així, entre la gent que em dòna suport, algunes persones individuals que no volen dir qui són, l'han dipositat ràpidament. La gent que em dona suport considera que soc més útil al carrer que a la presó i és per això que tan ràpidament, m'han alliberat. Els ho agraeixo i assumeixo aquesta confiança dipositada en mi.
Tot i així, convé aclarir que d'aquests diners els bancs no en veuran res, perquè no són meus i que en ser una fiança no es tracta de donacions, sino de dipòsits que seran retornats a aquestes persones després del judici. Aquests dipòsits es traslladaran properament, a la banca ètica i cooperativa Fiare, de manera que en el jutjat només hi quedarà l'aval bancari corresponent que estem tramitant que aporti aquesta entitat. Serà d'aquesta manera com farem que la nostra resposta a aquesta mesura econòmica sigui coherent amb els objectius de la insubmissió bancària: aprofitant-la per reforçar el primer projecte alhora ètic i cooperatiu del nostre país.
El procés d'instrucció continua i pot ser llarg. Si els bancs em volen jutjar, la ciutadania jutjarà a la banca. Com s'ha demostrat en aquests 65 dies empresonats, per cada cop seu, el que faran serà amplificar la força de les nostres denuncies, el significat dels nostres arguments i la coherència dels nostres actes. Buscant un càstig exemplar, el que han fet és reforçar un exemple que inspira. Quan la voracitat i falta d'escrúpols de la banca ha quedat el descobert i ha fet de desencadenant de la greu crisi económica actual, una majoria social, considera que els lladres són els bancs i volen per mi l'absolució.
A partir d'ara, s'obre una nova etapa en que defensaré les meves idees en llibertat, tal i com anava a fer a partir del 17 de març. Dos mesos després, em reincorporo tant activament com sempre als moviments socials, i especialment a la xarxa pel decreixement i al col·lectiu crisi. Tenim molta feina per endavant per extendre els projectes presentats en la publicació podem!. I juntament amb centenars de companys i companyes, ens implicarem amb totes les nostres forces perquè el proper 17 de setembre, pugui ser un nou punt d'inflexió per a demostrar que podem viure sense capitalisme, i per visibilitzar la gran quantitat de persones que cada vegada més, volem viure d'una manera alternativa a la que imposa el sistema dominant i que ho estem començant a fer.
A nivell global, el temps passa i per més forts que són els arguments, per més clares que es manifesten les evidències, per més actors socials que ho reclamen, ningú a la classe política, gosa entrar públicament en el debat sobre si el creixement hauria de seguir sent un fi de l'economia en si mateix. En lloc de canviar el model económic perquè no necessiti créixer, es parla de canviar de model de creixement i es practiquen mesures que només tendeixen a perpetuar-lo. Es subvenciona la compra de cotxes, mentre cada cop més gent aturada pateix per poder menjar i tenir lloc on dormir. Així, s'està desaprofitant l'ocasió per a iniciar una transició cap un model econòmica i ecològicament viable. Si no ho fan ells ho haurem de fer nosaltres.
Si la classe política desvia l'atenció ens haurem de centrar. Ja n'hi ha prou de de falses promeses, de corrupteles i d'insults entre partits. Ja n'hi ha prou de cobardia i de càlculs electorals a curt plaç. Per què no parlem de com podem fer viable la nostra societat pel 2012, de manera que ho sigui també pel 2020 i el 2040?
Mentre les institucions públiques no reaccionin i continuin actuant segons la llei del silenci per tot el que no sigui el pensament únic capitalista, només tenim una opció i és la d'actuar directament; la de transformar la societat des de baix, des de l'autoorganització social.
La repressió no ens tallarà les ales. El poder no és tal sense obediència, ni sense por. Cada vegada som més les persones valentes i ens estem organitzant.

Enric Duran
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