The worlds most misunderstood disease
No one is sure how long modern humans have lived on earth. Some suspect that it may have only be 200,000 years, and while we have survived, it’s debatable if we have actually evolved. We have figured out what it takes to survive physically and technically, but we have always been at odds about what it takes to survive intellectually
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And a brave new world
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Western allopathic medicine is a new phenomenon when we consider the timespan of human history. No one is quite sure how long human beings have lived on this planet as past knowledge has mostly been lost and what people believe is largely theoretical.
Throughout history, lifespan and health have been dependent on good fortune like food
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Poison in disguise
Over 1/2 the world population relies onrice as a staple food
Protesters against GE have regularly torn up GE crops all over the world and in August 2013, farmers in the Philippines destroyed 1000 square metres of Golden Rice – a variety created to reduce vitamin A deficiency in fear that it will contaminate their traditional rice crops.
If you have
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A personal and social disorder
This is a problem arising out of our failure to be completely human. Some people say it’s stress that causes some individuals to buckle and take out their frustration on family members.
Once upon a time there were societies and indeed civilisations that learned to cooperate with nature. They had the right number of children and produced sufficient food
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The ways we dress and why
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Anthropologists think that we humans began wearing clothing about 200,000 years ago as we became a distinct new species, but primarily in order to protect ourselves from the elements. It’s quite obvious that we need layers of clothing when the weather it’s cold, waterproof clothing when it rains, and when we are engaged in physical
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As a species we get addicted to so many things from money and power to sugar, sex and other behaviours, various drugs and alcohol. All of these addictions or compulsions arise through a combination of deep-seated unhappiness and improper education.
Western civilisation believes that it is built on a rational foundation, it is all about what is around us and evolving practical solutions
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All is God’s Will
Philippine Nurses in Saudi
If you happen to be travelling in an Islamic country as a welcome visitor and you need healthcare, you will find facilities as good as any western country. The doctors and nurses will most likely have been trained somewhere like the USA, the UK or Switzerland where they have learned the best of allopathic medicine and
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And memory loss
Lady in Gold by mallory mishler
Alzheimer’s is described as a progressive deterioration of mental function or a generalized degeneration of the brain that can occur in in middle or old age. It is the commonest cause of premature senility and is listed officially as America’s sixth leading cause of death, but that doesn’t take into account medical
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How to tell when the whole world seems mad?
Before jumping in, lets consider some definitions of sanity;
the ability to think and behave in a normal and rational manner; sound mental health the quality or state of being sane; especially : soundness or health of mind. the one thing everyone wants but cant get because we’re all a bit mad.
These definitions of sanity
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And does it affect one’s health?
The term “Islamophobia” is defined as “an unfounded hostility towards Islam and Muslims.”
There is another quote “as we think, so we become.” This means that whatever we think and whatever we believe will have some consequences. For instance, the person who thinks that they are unworthy is unlikely to become successful in life. Yet the person who believes
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