While some praise indoor plumbing and the flush toilet as sterling achievements, for others, it is the height of insanity to use drinking water to dispose of human waste and then wash it away into large bodies of water, spreading the potential for pollution of all Earth’s water bodies.
The human body is not attracted to what is harmful to it. Our bodies give us signs — "symptoms" — to let us know that some sort of input is not conducive to
optimal functioning. Being in tune with the natural world is key
to well being. So, how does this relate to
Since 2003, an avian influenza virus called H5N1 has been killing large
numbers of poultry – and occasionally people. But while public concern over bird flu has faded in recent years, the risk to humans has increased. A look at the history of pandemic flu can help us understand why the H5N1 virus remains a serious threat to mankind.
The Story of Stuff video has been viewed over 1.5 million times. But is that enough to help America crawl out from under the weight of our material obsessions?
You need not be a Freemason to bring the wisdom of alchemy into your home. Experience the power of transformation by practicing the near-lost art of fermentation. By fermenting our own foods we physically engage with the transformative powers of nature, watch the processes as they happen, and then ingest them, making them part of ourselves. Today a new fermentation movement is… fermenting. [Note: This article includes a recipe for Daikon radish pickles.]