Tao Te Ching – Beauty

When Beauty is recognised in the World, Ugliness has been learned; When Good is recognised in the World Evil has been learned.

or

When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad.

 

from the Tao Te Ching by Laozi

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Renee Zellweger takes the path less trodden

Renee Zellweger takes the path less trodden

Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Body Products

Want to detoxify your personal care routine, but don’t know know where to start? Read the labels, and steer clear of products with these noxious chemicals!

DEA (Diethanolamine), MEA (Monoethanolamine), TEA (Triethanolamine) These three hormone-disrupting chemicals that can form cancer-causing agents — research indicates a strong link to liver and kidney cancer. They are commonly . . . → Read More: Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Body Products

Government Experts Cover Up Vaccine Hazards

Deliberately concealing information from parents for the sole purpose of getting them to comply with an “official” vaccination schedule could be considered as a form of ethical violation or misconduct. Official documents obtained from the UK Department of Health (DH) and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) reveal that the British health authorities . . . → Read More: Government Experts Cover Up Vaccine Hazards

The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal | Ben Goldacre

Drugs are tested by their manufacturers, in poorly designed trials, on hopelessly small numbers of weird, unrepresentative patients, and analysed using techniques that exaggerate the benefits. Photograph: Photograph: Getty Images. Digital manipulation: Phil Partridge for GNL Imaging

Friday 21 September 2012

The doctors prescribing the drugs don’t know they don’t do what they’re meant to. . . . → Read More: The drugs don’t work: a modern medical scandal | Ben Goldacre

Vegan Is The New Viagra

Vegan Is The New Viagra – by Judy M. – Care2 Causes, July 28, 2011

Forks Over Knives is a new feature film that examines the claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed . . . → Read More: Vegan Is The New Viagra

Wear Makeup or Leave, Harrods Tells Employee | Care2 Causes

For refusing to wear makeup, 24-year-old Melanie Stark, says she was “driven out” of her job as a sales assistant at the luxury Harrods department store in Britain. Stark had worked in the HMV department of Harrods for four years without wearing makeup; indeed, she had, says the Guardian, not worn makeup during her interview . . . → Read More: Wear Makeup or Leave, Harrods Tells Employee | Care2 Causes

"Harmonisation" of Nutritional Standards by Codex Alimentarius

1) Started in 1962 by UN, Imposed by WTO Sanctions

Codex Alimentarius was created in 1962 as a trade Commission by the UN to control the international trade of food. Its initial intentions may have been altruistic but it has been taken over by corporate interests, most notably the pharmaceutical, pesticide, biotechnology and chemical industries.

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The Meatrix

Seeds of Destruction

Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation

This skilfully researched book focuses on how a small socio-political American elite seeks to establish its control over the very basis of human survival, the provision of our daily bread. ‘Control the food and you control the people’. This is no ordinary book about the . . . → Read More: Seeds of Destruction

The Story of Cosmetics

– another excellent video from “the story of stuff” project – this time about what’s in cosmetics and what’s in it for us – happyness? “The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced . . . → Read More: The Story of Cosmetics