Inadvertently most of us become food patsies at one time or another. So how do we avoid being taken in?
October 2005 after the first frost and summer grasses had turned brown. The growth of winter grasses was delayed by the drought.
Commentary on the Human Condition
What's the human condition? Well, it has a lot to do with just how strange it can get. As some people say about some actual events, "You can't make this up." Well we can't either. So here goes . . .
Lot's of folks are making resolutions this time of year. All of them require change. It's the rare individual who actually follows through on those changes and usually it's because they've structured in "outs." Making a resolution with an easy exit ramp is actually exciting because it sets a new course that one really doesn't have to follow for this reason or that. In other words, the resolution is a short-term feel good deviation that's made to fail.
Should we be concerned about the government tracking and storing our every telephone call, email, and internet read? Isn’t the war on terror more important than a little tracking of our innocent actions? Isn’t the quantity of data so huge that even when a known threat exists the data is too voluminous to search for leads? Or is it?
Vacation time is upon us. So let the fun begin! But does this mean we have to sacrifice our health for the good times? When it comes to food, generally vacations mean some of our customers throw caution to the wind for the good times if they have not planned ahead. So here is the plan.
The foods required for optimizing body and brain function must cover all three of the critically important “A, B, C” parameters or else don’t eat them.
The importance of attaining good health is growing in importance. The reason is no longer just for improving the quality of life because soon just being allowed to stay alive may be the issue. The combination of increasing health care costs and the increasing number of people over 65 years of age is going to bankrupt the Government's Healthcare Safety Net. A recent post by Eric Sprott of Sprott Global Resource Investments explains how this will happen in the years immediately ahead.
You’ve heard the old story about cooking a live frog. Just put him in a pot of lukewarm water and turn on the heat. The frog will sit there as the water gets warmer, then hotter, until it’s boiling and he’s cooked.
Well, frogs are not that dumb. They will jump out of a pot of water as it warms up. At least they will make every effort to jump out and the hotter the water the more frantic they’ll become. They will not sit still and be boiled alive. But what about people?