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BIG MONEY AND THE PROBLEM WITH BIG IN GENERAL!!!

Big international banking is probably why the danger of  World War 3 is highly unlikely since the world is so economically interdependent and no major nation wants a physical war nor much less an all out cyber war designed to incapacitate a major economic nation in the world. Yes, if the total military system of a nation is neutralized or totally incapacitated with cyber attacks then blackmail is a distinct possibility but I doubt that it would lead to a physical world war. There is a war on to try and control your mind with socialist and communist propaganda internationally but this will take a few generations to achieve unless big internet tech is determined to make it happen sooner.

That said bigness in general has many drawbacks since monopoly or big business size has a tendency to corrupt an organizational structure and any products or information which it may choose to disseminate or sell to customers. Quality service, quality products, and quality information suffers whenever something gets too big.

The big food business or monoculture big agribusiness in general is largely producing cheap products and polluting and losing the topsoil which it is so heavily dependent on. The soil is being poisoned by artificial fertilizers, artificial pesticides and herbicides, questionable GMO’s, and topsoil is decreasing with each passing year. Big factory farming is producing too many livestock with unnatural doses of antibiotics, hormones, and genetically modified livestock which no longer reproduce the natural way but do so with artificial insemination.

Over processing of limited biodiverse produce and adding too much sugar, preservatives, color, and artificial chemicals is further degrading the quality of the food and drink. If the old adage that you are what you eat is true then the bad quality of limited fast food and food and drink in general is causing severe health problems for most of the humans in a nation.

Going organic is a smart move but when big corporations take over companies such as Whole Foods which was promising to go organic and when Aldi supermarkets get too numerous they no longer have an incentive to sell organic produce at the accelerating rate that they should be sold, bigness sucks. Bigness slows down organic innovation and decelerates the pace of needed change in the food and drink business.

Bad health has resulted in big medicine creating artificial drugs which treat the symptoms of an illness but don’t cure it guaranteeing permanent addicted customers. Just listen to the side effects of drugs advertised on TV. The side effects are worse than the symptoms and the possible consequences are the medical conditions which the drugs claim to obscure but not cure. Artificial drugs are a sledgehammer used to modify sensitive biological metabolic equilibrium. The results are devastating in the long duration causing just more biological metabolic disequilibrium in the long duration and a need for further sledgehammer approaches which often result in lifespan shortening.

Over prescription of pain killers, opioids, mood enhancing drugs, anti psychotic drugs, antibiotics, and pills in general has made the majority of Americans dependent on medication of some kind and the number taking 5 or more pills is accelerating, especially among the elderly. Big medicine, high insurance, and medical malpractice suits are causing much disillusionment in the profession. Fewer and fewer humans are choosing  to enter the medical profession and fewer and fewer humans believe that doctors are trying to cure them but are just cynically considering them as a source for renewed prescriptions and income.

Big internet tech companies are the next great source for future lousy information and excessive censorship of ideas and news. Fake news and fake information has made the public lose trust in what they are getting from the media and internet tech companies. Almost all attempts at regaining this trust seem to be colossal failures. Once trust is lost it can take decades or lifetimes to get the trust back.

How do you censor moral free speech from fake and immoral free speech with an algorithm which is just to all law abiding humans? It is mission impossible and the only way out is to patronize smaller internet websites whose mission is clearly stated and worthwhile enough to be financially supported by a loyal readership.

Internet censorship is just one step away from a tyrannical big government with basically one party or two parties that have one and the same philosophy. Many have already complained that there is no difference in the Republican or the Democratic establishment parties. The rich get richer, the middle class is dying fast, the welfare class grows, and the average working citizen is being largely ignored by the politicians.

Many special interest laws have been passed with so many that Congress no longer can pass understandable plain English laws which mean what they say on paper. There are so many vague laws passed which rely upon the bureaucracy interpreting the laws and actually enforcing them via the legal system. Bureaucratic bias is rampant and small businesses who can’t afford an expensive lawyer to explain the laws are at a considerable disadvantage.

Big money power and bigness in general is oppressing the individual and any rights that he or she may still have by law in the constitution. Humans are being royally fucked by big money, big economy, big medicine, big food or farming, big education, big information, and big government system. It seems things will only get worse with the passage of time. If you are smart then you will patronize organic food, minimal medicine or minimal usage of drugs both legal and illegal, promote useful education, and try to pass on your morality to your offspring if you decide to have any offspring.

The problem with big lifeforms is that they are usually too big, too slow, too inefficient, and too stupid to survive in the long duration once they have devoured all the medium sized and little lifeforms. Yes, decentralization is a possible alternative for bigness not becoming extinct but promoting small businesses is the ultimate antidote to a big or huge corrupted dying organism.

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A SERIOUS PROBLEM WITH MEDICINE, ESPECIALLY MEDICATIONS!!!

One of the biggest dangers in medicine is the shoddy way that clinical trials are done and the fact that almost all positive results are published and most negative results are censored or not published at all.

The result is that many new drugs are not only often useless but plagued with many undesirable side effects. All that you have to do is listen to the dangerous side effects advertised on television commercials for new drugs which range all the way from harmful effects on blood balance and harmful effects organs such as the kidneys, liver, pancreas, etc. to possible consequences such as heart failure, cancer, and even death.

Criminal is the only way to describe the research by private drug companies and certification of drugs by the FDA or government. This ted.com video should send chills down your spine so try to view the link in it’s entirety.

The best advice is to stay away from modern pills if it is not a question of life or death because the side effects are often worse than the symptoms which you are trying to mask and not cure.

https://www.ted.com/playlists/432/what_you_need_to_know_about_me

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TRANSPARENCY IN MEDICINE IS VITAL TO REESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN PATIENT TRUST!!!

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Transparency or a truthful relationship of doctor and patient is essential to maintain trust in the doctor patient relationship.

Leana Wen on ted.com argues for an honest disclosure of potential conflicts of interest of doctors who are on the payroll list of powerful drug companies whose drugs they use and promote.

My personal opinion is that doctors are not perfect Gods who don’t make mistakes and there is good reason to ask doctors to disclose their mistakes to the public on the internet. This is so that their mistake rate is public knowledge and perhaps only after the same mistake is repeated more than three times should the doctor be under the potential for a valid medical malpractice suit.

There is currently too much fear in the doctor patient relationship on both sides because trust has severely eroded and it is time to reestablish it as much as possible with the truth and dealing head on with human or doctor fallibility.

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http://www.ted.com/talks/leana_wen_what_your_doctor_won_t_disclose

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OBAMACARE CAN BE FIXED BUT IT WILL TAKE MUCH TIME AND EFFORT TO DO IT LOGICALLY AND JUSTLY!!!!!!

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Obamacare is a perfect example of an illogical unjust law in its present form. True justice for all the citizens would be that the healthy should pay some money towards future health problems but at the same time should be rewarded by paying less if they are smart and remain healthy throughout most of their lives. Those with preexisting conditions and the unhealthy with many trips to the doctor’s office should be paying more into the healthcare system during their working years in anticipation of greater health care costs later in life. Those who are unemployed and destitute should be given free health care for emergency health situations and minimal care for other standard illnesses, especially the contagious ones.

This means that the government will have to have the medical records of all its citizens so that it can evaluate who are the healthy and sicker ones within the society and tax them accordingly during their lifetime. Government controlled health care which is just and has sliding rate medical taxes which reward the healthy and penalizes the unhealthy with higher premiums or taxes is a just system of health care and not the one size fits all citizens or egalitarian socialized medicine.

The computer software for a just sliding scale medical coverage is highly complex but it can be done given enough preparation time and enough reliable data inputted so that the software can make just logical decisions as to who pays and how much. Obamacare is a fixable program but it will take years to make it a just program of medical care for all.

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BEING A MEDICAL DOCTOR HAS ITS DRAWBACKS

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Doctors today are plagued by very high medical malpractice insurance rates, many patients who want instant cures and sometimes ask for medications or pills for every ailment, and Obamacare will put more limits on what a doctor will be able to charge patients. That doctors are over stressed and soon will be underpaid is going to be a fact of life in the near future and the only content doctors are going to be those playing the system and spending about 5 minutes per patient and giving substandard care.

Here is a link to some facts of life about being a doctor from cracked.com.

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BEWARE OF TOXINS IN YOUR VITAMINS, SUPPLEMENTS, AND HEALTH FOODS

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Mike Adams knows much about certified organic foods and reveals some of the potential hazards of buying from unscrupulous manufacturers of vitamins, supplements, and health foods. The message is fundamental, inform yourself about the product from unbiased sources if possible because most manufacturers are trying to cash in on the health conscious public and only care about the bottom line and not your health.

I include a link to the full article from infowars.com. I personally think infowars.com is a fear promoting politically extreme website but I visit it almost daily for about one minute looking for rare gems like this article. They also rarely print useful information on the true state of the economy. It is an anti-establishment website so they sometimes print the truth which those with political and economic power would rather not have you know about.

http://www.infowars.com/the-10-worst-toxins-hidden-in-vitamins-supplements-and-health-foods/

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