Archive for December, 2012

Empowering Local Farmers to End Hunger

Empowering Local Farmers to End Hunger

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times  Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, is an avid believer that a democracy that can empower its citizens to become involved in providing the community’s life essentials may be just want society needs to address the urgent issue of hunger. In Brazil, Belo Horizonte, the fourth […]

By December 31, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
The Higgs Boson ‘God Particle’ Discovery Explained in the Context of Conscious Cosmology

The Higgs Boson ‘God Particle’ Discovery Explained in the Context of Conscious Cosmology

Mike Adams, Divinity Now Waking Times The ultimate goal of the study of physics is to decode the rules and laws of the universe; to understand what “makes it all tick,” so to speak. That goal, of course, has remained elusive, but great strides have been made toward it over the last few thousand years. […]

By December 31, 2012 29 Comments Read More →
Understanding Qigong and Tai Chi

Understanding Qigong and Tai Chi

Konstantin Eriksen, Guest Writer Waking Times  Tai chi qigong, and, in fact, all forms of chi kung (chi kung and qigong are the same thing), have deep roots in ancient Chinese philosophy. Their principles can be hard to understand for a lot of Westerners. In this article I’m going to give you a basic overview of […]

By December 31, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Orgone Energy

Orgone Energy

Dave R. Gahan, Guest Writer Waking Times This term orgonite derives from “orgone”, the term provided by Wilhelm Reich for essential energy discovered everywhere throughout nature. Also known as “Chi”, “Prana”, “Ether”, “Élan Vital”, or “fifth element”, this vital energy exists in an organic way within a variety of types. It may be neutral (OR), […]

By December 31, 2012 4 Comments Read More →
Codex Nutrition Comittee Chooses Malnutrition

Codex Nutrition Comittee Chooses Malnutrition

Scott Tips, JD, Green Med Info Waking Times In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) just finished meeting all last week (December 3-7) in Bad Soden, a small German city […]

By December 31, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Near Death Experiences – Where Science Can’t Go, Mystics Can

Near Death Experiences – Where Science Can’t Go, Mystics Can

Belsebuub, Guest Writer Waking Times The largest study in the world on NDEs to date is currently underway. It is a three year study, with one year to go. It’s taking place in the UK and US, and is studying cardiac arrest patients to see if those who are clinically dead can have out-of-body experiences. […]

By December 29, 2012 16 Comments Read More →
Thirteen Ways To Prevent Cancer

Thirteen Ways To Prevent Cancer

Dr. Ben Kim, Guest Writer Waking Times The purpose of this article is to outline 13 ways that you can decrease your risk of developing any type of cancer. The following 13 ways to prevent cancer are presented in no particular order: 1. If you are going to be sexually active, be in a mutually […]

By December 29, 2012 13 Comments Read More →
Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  The nanny mentality of those who create scientific studies and government policy have increased their insanity. Researchers are now calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. Yes, I’m serious and we’re not talking about a klingon or batleth weapon here. A team from West […]

By December 29, 2012 12 Comments Read More →
Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Modern Science Confirms Yoga’s Many Health Benefits

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times  Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind. There is evidence in the archeological record that yoga has been practiced by humans for at least 5,000 years. Whereas this would constitute […]

By December 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Everything Petroleum Does, Hemp Does Better

Everything Petroleum Does, Hemp Does Better

Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times  We are in an economic crisis. But don’t panic, there are always good things that come out of crises. It’s all a matter of being aware, being ready, and being educated. Our economy, put simply, really sucks right now. But the United States is not alone. Other countries are […]

By December 28, 2012 23 Comments Read More →
Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times  Occupy Homes MN supporters march down Portland Avenue to reclaim a vacant foreclosed house in Minneapolis. Photo credit: MrBrownPhoto.com via Occupy Homes MN. “We are about to take this house over, okay?” shouted Reneka Wheeler, speaking slowly and emphasizing each word as she stood in front of a […]

By December 28, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
2012: Temporal Epicenter of a Cultural Earthquake

2012: Temporal Epicenter of a Cultural Earthquake

Peter Russell, Spirit of Now Waking Times  Editor’s Note: This article by Peter Russell was written in 2009 and is more relevant now than ever.  In recent times there has been growing interest in the possibility that the global crisis is coming to a head in the year 2012. It will be a time when […]

By December 28, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

Editor, Prevent Disease Waking Times  Achieving mindfulness through meditation has helped people maintain a healthy mind by quelling negative emotions and thoughts, such as desire, anger and anxiety, and encouraging more positive dispositions such as compassion, empathy and forgiveness. Those who have reaped the benefits of mindfulness know that it works. But how exactly does it work? […]

By December 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Music – The Healing Language of the Soul

Music – The Healing Language of the Soul

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Our senses allow us to experience the outside world more fully. They have evolved to keep us safe, allowing us to stay aware of dangers. In addition to conducting their basic functions, the senses also have a way of reaching deeply into the soul. As human beings, we desire […]

By December 27, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Reishi: The Brilliant Mushroom

Reishi: The Brilliant Mushroom

Pamela Duff, Green Med Info Waking Times  These varnished-looking mushrooms are gorgeous when fresh since the caps are liver-red to a reddish brown and distinctively glossy. Ganoderma is from the Latin gan, meaning “shiny”, derma meaning “skin”, and lucideum meaning “brilliant”. The surface is arranged in lumpy zones with colour progressing to white or yellow along the edge. Lucideum grows on hardwoods […]

By December 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Unlabeled Genetically Modified Salmon Could Soon Be In Stores

Unlabeled Genetically Modified Salmon Could Soon Be In Stores

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Genetically-modified (GM) Atlantic salmon is biotech’s next venture as they circumvent nature in an effort to create salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon – making fish production more profitable. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement last Friday, on the eve of a […]

By December 27, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak

All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times There is evidence linking almost every food or ingredient to cancer, but according to researchers, there’s no need to worry because the evidence for pretty much all of it is very weak they say. Not a week goes by without a new research finding that links part of our […]

By December 27, 2012 7 Comments Read More →
The Virtue of Dissent: A New Concept of Moralism

The Virtue of Dissent: A New Concept of Moralism

Z, Contributing Writer Waking Times “Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.” – George Bernard Shaw “At this point in history the capacity to doubt, to criticize and to disobey may be all that stands between a future for mankind and the […]

By December 26, 2012 15 Comments Read More →
Where is All the Food?

Where is All the Food?

Wayne Weiseman, Guest Writer Waking Times When a product enters the marketplace it is doomed to be bandied about, prodded, poked and eventually, if it is a “valuable” commodity, confiscated, manipulated, packaged, politicized, corporatized, chained to will-o’-the-wisp market forces and forever relegated to the dungeon of the landfill, what’s left of it. The pharaohs of […]

By December 26, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
Reconstructing Our Global Reality

Reconstructing Our Global Reality

Chris Renzo, Contributing Writer Waking Times Our nation, the United States, is the richest and most powerful nation in the world. The rich live a decadent lifestyle, and there exists a large middle class, but tens of millions live in poverty. 50% million people [1/6 of our population] cannot afford basic health services. 15% of our people live […]

By December 26, 2012 9 Comments Read More →
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