by Mary Sparrowdancer
the author of 'The Love Song of the Universe', (2001,
Hampton Roads), documenting her fifteen-year, ongoing
encounter with the light. The above work represents
excerpts from Mary's forthcoming book, 'Fluoride: The
Battle of Darkness and Light,' to be published in 2004.
The information has been provided here freely because of
its critical nature. Mary can be reached through her
or at PO Box 535, Tallahassee, FL 32302.
Mary wishes to thank Valerie Guernsey, DO,
specialist in adolescent psychiatry, Luise Light,
MS, EdD, nutrition expert, editor and author, and J.
William Hirzy, Ph.D. of the EPA Headquarters Union
of scientists for their valuable help in preparing this
Look for 'Ketchup is Not a Vegetable; Sane Eating in a
Toxic Food World' by Luise Light in the fall of 2005.
It was due to my growing
concerns about our country's growing health problems as well as the
erosion of our civil liberties that, in November of 2002, I
published a paper focusing upon both of these issues and spoke about
them on several radio programs. The paper quietly made its way
through Washington, D.C., and then around the world.
The paper detailed the "revolving door" in Washington, D.C., an
apparent turnstile between private industries and the United States
Through this invisible
door, industry managers pass directly into the very agencies that
govern industry - the government's food, drug, agricultural and
chemical regulatory departments - in order to influence regulations
or speed the approval of their company's products. The paper, "Let
Them Eat Anything," showed this unholy alliance, the conflict of
interest that has contributed to a mounting epidemic of health
problems in the United States. (1)
I expected the paper to provoke comments, but I did not expect it to
result in my being contacted by a nutrition expert who had worked in
the USDA. She called to thank me for writing the paper. Incredibly,
because light was the topic of my previous book detailing a personal
Near Death Experience and ongoing, unexplained encounters with light
phenomena, in an example of incomparable synchronicity, the name of
the former USDA expert who contacted me was Luise Light.
I read the first email I received from Luise Light with a sense of
astonishment. Luise had been the former team leader and Special
Nutrition Assistant to USDA's Carol Tucker Foreman - who is
described as "a prominent food safety advocate" by Eric Schlosser
in his best-selling book, Fast Food Nation.
From her personal experience, Dr. Light confirmed not only the
revolving door I had described in my paper, but in addition, the
corruption within the "government" taking place just on the other
side of that door. Here, from an eyewitness, came the truth that
individuals representing corporations are not only holding key
government positions, they have also been determining which studies
are done, who receives grants, and they have been "adjusting" the
reports in order to create a false sense of security about their
favored products and services.
With the promise of corporate gain and personal profit, the industry
"representatives" have been making important decisions affecting all
of us profoundly. For the most part, the general public has been
unaware of this partnership between private business and our
publicly funded federal government.
Of special interest to Luise was what I had presented as the "absurd
American food pyramid" - a dietary guide that first came out in the
1980s, and in which our "government" recommended starch as the
foundation of our diet. This was of particular interest to Luise
because, as I read in awe, it was she and her team of nutrition
experts who had created the concept of the food pyramid - but with a
very major twist.
The real food pyramid,
Luise wrote, was completely different from the "adjusted" pyramid
that was distributed to an unsuspecting American public.
The true pyramid that Luise and her team developed was not
absurd, at all. It did not have starch as the foundation. Instead,
it called for a base of a wide variety of fruits and vegetables,
with 5 to 9 servings daily. Whole grain cereals and grains were
recommended in amounts of 2 to 4 servings daily - with the smaller
amount for females and those with less active lifestyles.
The real pyramid that
Luise and her team created placed baked goods, crackers, sweets and
other low-nutrient foods up with the sugars and fats at the top of
the pyramid, where they were recommended only as occasional treats.
"But what happened?"
Luise wrote, stating that there had been a deliberate,
unexplained switch made at the political level that completely
distorted the pyramid - which is the subject of her forthcoming
book, Ketchup is Not a Vegetable; Sane Eating in a Toxic Food
"Instead of fruits and vegetables making up the base of the
diet," she wrote, "the cereals and wheat products were made the
base of the pyramid, and the recommendation [for starchy foods]
was no longer 2 to 4 as we had determined but switched 6 to 11
servings! We couldn't believe it! What possible rationale could
there be for such an unprecedented and unjustified switch? In
fact the health consequences of encouraging the public to eat so
much refined grain, which the body processes like sugar, was
frightening! But our exhortations to the political heads of the
agency fell on deaf ears. The new food guide, replacing the
'Basic Four,' would be a promotional tool to get the public to
buy and consume more calories, sugar and starch."
Ultimately, this would
result in a poorer quality diet.
What was given to the public in the 1980s was a pyramid with a
foundation based (in more ways than one) on dough. And the American
people - with full and innocent trust in the health advice given to
them by the government - then attempted to follow the new
health-based plan. The result would be profit and gain for some, and
the torments of ill health and weight gain for countless others.
As Americans complied with the new dietary suggestions, within a few
years the results of this unsuspecting compliance began to surface.
According to studies and charts provided by the Centers for
Disease Control (CDC), during the years 1988 to 2000 the
percentage of children and teens suffering from obesity more than
doubled. During those same years, the CDC reported that the
prevalence of adults suffering from overweight and obesity rose
steadily to 64%.
In 2001, the second most
frequently prescribed drug sold in America was a synthetic hormone
drug, indicating a vast number of individuals were now suffering
from thyroid malfunction. Tied in with the overweight and obesity
problems resulting from thyroid malfunction are a host of
additional, potentially deadly afflictions suggesting that
"overweight" might be only a symptom rather than a diagnosis - it is
actually only one of the more visible clues that something is not
right, that something is out of kilter. (2, 3, 4)
According to the CDC, between the years 1980 and 1994 the overall
incidence of asthma increased 75%. Since 1991, the number of US
adults with diagnosed diabetes has increased 61%, and the number is
projected to more than double by the year 2050. (5, 6)
An article in the New England Journal of Medicine stated that
the incidence of gastric/esophageal cancer (adenocarcinoma) has
inexplicably risen more rapidly than any other cancer incidence in
the United States. Yale New Haven Hospital and the National Cancer
Institute list that rate of increase at 350%. Also noted was the
observation that the majority of the unfortunates suffering from
gastric cancer in this particular study were white males, and the
majority of those white males first presented with
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Adult white males
were not the only ones suffering from GERD, however. By the CDC's
own definition of "epidemic," GERD appears to be an epidemic of
staggering proportions in the United States, today. (7)
The motto of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
is "Safer, Healthier People."
The CDC mission
"To promote health
and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease,
injury, and disability." Yet, when I contacted the CDC because I
was having difficulty in locating their statistical reports on
the increasing prevalence of GERD, the response I received was,
"CDC does not have activities related to GERD."
With CDC unable to
supply statistics on this epidemic, it was necessary to look
elsewhere. A reasonable idea of prevalence and trends could be
obtained by "following the money" and looking at pharmaceutical
What was found was stunning, and it suggested that medicine focused
on the treatment of chronic symptoms results in a dependency on
chronic treatment. People struggling for relief and a chance to live
normal lives become dependent on the pharmaceutical industry for
relief. If they can pay the price, they will be served.
Americans are apparently now paying the price because the marketing
information indicates this country is now considered "the world
leader" in the overall consumption of pharmaceutical products.
By following records of drug sales, one can follow the trend of GERD,
and America once again has somehow become a "world leader," this
time in the prevalence of caustic heartburn in its citizenry.
Beginning in 1997, the top-selling prescription drug being purchased
by Americans was a pharmaceutical preparation that promised relief
from ulcers, GERD and other conditions related to excessive,
corrosive acid in the stomach and esophagus. In 1998, 1999 and 2000,
that acid-relief drug remained the number one prescribed drug in the
An editorial that appeared in the March 18, 1999 issue of the New
England Journal of Medicine, (Volume 340:878-879, Number 11), by
Sidney Cohen, M.D. and Henry P. Parkman, M.D. noted,
"It is ironic that
the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus has increased
dramatically in the very period in which highly effective
therapies have provided symptomatic relief and mucosal healing."
In treating the symptoms of GERD,
Are we silencing true "gut
Are we silencing a divinely designed warning system that
is trying to tell us we are ingesting something toxic, corrosive and
Are we silencing with drugs a signal that is warning us
we must stop ingesting a toxic substance before it kills us?
It was not until 2001, that the most popularly prescribed drug was
overtaken by drugs being purchased by Americans seeking relief from
something else tormenting them within.
In 2001, Americans were
spending their money in an attempt to seek relief from personal and
profound depression - another symptom that, along with weight
problems, is known to occur as a result of thyroid malfunction. It
was another signal telling us that something was affecting not only
our bodies, but our minds and emotions.
While this surge in both corrosive gastric disorders and mental
anguish was easily dismissed as the price to pay for "the daily
stress of life," the same theory cannot be used to explain away the
surge in rates of mental torment and GERD now afflicting infants and
During the five-year period ending in 2001, the sale of drugs
prescribed to treat reflux, heartburn and other gastrointestinal
disorders in children soared 660 percent. In a report looking at
four of those same years, the cost of treating behavioral problems
presently referred to as ADHD in children also increased 120
percent. (8, 9)
According to an annual report of the US Department of Education to
Congress, the number of "children aged 0 to 21" being treated for
autism and traumatic brain injury rose from the first 5,000 reported
cases in 1992/93 (at the start of mandatory reporting), to 94,000
cases in 2000/01. In looking at individual states, a troubling
States showing the
highest increase (a two thousand percent increase or greater) in the
number of children being treated for autism include Alaska,
Colorado, Kentucky, Mississippi, Maryland and Oregon. This is not to
say that the other states were faring well - in California from 1987
through 2002, the number of people being treated for autism
by the Department of Developmental Services increased by
In Indiana the
percentage of children suffering from autism rose by 860%. In
Michigan, the increase was over 1000%. The 1999 Journal of
Pediatrics indicated that the majority of autistic children who were
followed in one study were also suffering from reflux and other
digestive problems. (10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15)
Unfortunately, it appears that little boys are far more likely than
little girls to suffer from autism as well as from a variety of
childhood behavioral disorders. Typically, even as infants these
boys also appear to be suffering from reflux and sleep disturbances.
It is while noting the surge in ADHD that another disturbing fact
emerges: Some of the states with the worst surges in behavioral
problems - including Colorado, Kentucky, Mississippi, Alaska and
Oregon - are also states in which still-unexplained behavior in
juvenile males has manifested in horrific school shootings.
While the brain and its workings are still not fully understood, it
is within the frontal lobes of the brain that the capacities for
moral judgment, attention and memory are now thought to be situated.
PET scans and functional
MRIs of the boys afflicted with autistic disorders have revealed
what appears to be,
metabolic rate in the medial frontal region," and "hypometabolism
[lowered metabolism] demonstrated in the temporal and parietal
Tests have also
indicated that, in the brains of the afflicted boys there is a
"decreased activity and reduced anatomical size, particularly in the
right brain . . . " Other brain disturbances, including disturbances
in the brain's processing of tryptophan, serotonin and melatonin are
becoming known, as is damage to the hippocampus area, thought to be
associated with memory problems and obsessive thoughts. (17)
Pharmaceuticals such as methylphenidate, now in popular use,
stimulate the frontal lobes in order to heighten the brain's ability
to filter out noncritical parts of the daily barrage of stimuli.
This pharmaceutical appears to at least temporarily improve the
behavioral symptoms of agitation, hyperactivity and inattention in
children whose brains are otherwise unable to filter stimuli on
While stimulants might improve outward symptoms, though, research
now indicates that within the right brain, most notably within the
right temporal lobe and hippocampus regions, there exists an
extremely unusual area of neuroreceptors and transmitters. It is
this area of the brain that is believed to be the connection between
the human individual and the still unexplained realm of the mystical
and the divine - the realm of divinely perceived Light.
For this reason, this
area of the brain is now being referred to by some researchers as
the "God Spot" - what might be our most important connection of all.
Despite the fact that this extraordinary realm of Light is largely
bypassed as noncritical by the majority of researchers, many
individuals have now described numerous, similar experiences with
the Light, indicating such experience is not as uncommon as orthodox
science has assumed. In examining some of the oldest texts in human
history, it is apparent that interactions with Beings of Light have,
since the earliest of times, been the most cherished and desired of
all human experiences.
Writings from ancient
Egypt describe journeys into the Light and contact with beings and
"Manna," was the expression voiced by startled Egyptians
on seeing the living entities emerging from the light. "Manna,"
meant, "what is this?"
We can judge from the unprecedented volume of prescriptions for
psychiatric drugs that something is having a profoundly depressing
influence upon the human mind at this time.
Something is happening
within our brains that is manifesting as anxiety, depression and
impaired cognitive abilities - this much we know. Because adequate
research of the God-Spot is not an "approved" field of study,
however, we have no scientific reports warning us if the God
connection in the brain is also being damaged at this time.
Again, we have only
outward signs to observe - signals indicating something is blocking
our access to the most important light of our lives, and symptoms
that speak to a growing angst, darkness and the loneliness of
Researchers who dare to study this area of human experience, do so
facing professional humiliation from peers, although such research
may actually be critical to the well-being of humanity. Those who
guard the borders of acceptable research are often quite skeptical
or disapproving of what they contend is mere "paranormal"
speculation, and for this reason, that area of study has been
largely avoided by professionals and researchers.
Melvin Morse, M.D., pediatrician and author of
Closer to the
Light, is one of very few professionals who has dared to explore
this uncharted territory.
In summing up this unfortunate situation
of acceptable study versus study that is dismissed as paranormal, he
"This lack of a
theoretical scientific model to allow interaction with an
interconnected universe has led to a 100 year 'skeptic' versus
'believer' debate which has not advanced our understanding of
human consciousness." (18, 19, 20)
Although our increasing
inability to perceive the divine and understand the full extent of
our human capabilities remains largely ignored by those discrediting
or rejecting "paranormal" research, the growing epidemic of anxiety,
depression and overwhelming despair in this country's children
deserves the attention of all of us. It should be considered a
national emergency, and a national tragedy.
In Colorado, the rate of suicide among teenagers, children and young
adults has been consistently above the national average since 1980.
Suicide is, sadly, the second-leading cause of death in children
between the ages of 10 through 19 in Colorado.
In Kentucky, suicide
is also the second leading cause of death in children, teens and
In Mississippi, the number of teen and young-adult
suicides has increased 126% since 1969, with more than 90% of the
victims being males.
In Alaska, the suicide rate among teenagers is
nearly twice that of the national average - twice. (21, 22, 23,
Other strange surges in human suffering have been noted, as well.
Colorado, from 1990 through 1999, the percentage of children with
orthopedic impairments rose 484%. In Alaska, during 1990-98, the
incidence of diabetes increased by 152%, (much greater than the
national rate), and now Alaska is among the top three states with
the highest incidence of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus.
In the midst of all this growing and tragic suffering, in the year
2000 the Surgeon General issued a "first ever" call to action in
response to what was noted as a "silent epidemic" of dental problems
in the United States. Something strange is happening in the mouths
of Americans. (27)
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial
Research, an estimated 80% of American adults currently have
some form of periodontal (gum) disease. In parts of Kentucky, nearly
half of the toddlers have cavities in their teeth, which is
approximately twice the national average. In addition to Kentucky,
the top five states cited in a 1997 table used in the Surgeon
General's report on toothlessness included West Virginia, Louisiana,
Arkansas and Maine. (28, 29, 30)
Perhaps it is at this point that one might begin to reasonably
suspect that whatever lies at the cause of this epidemic of
epidemics - whatever is disabling Americans in body, mind and spirit
- just might be something we are putting into our mouths or
otherwise absorbing into our bodies. This is not an unreasonable
Given the avalanche of starch that is now figuratively suffocating
us and literally fattening us, given the strange new bioengineered
oddities now secretly passing as food in America, given the
relatively new insertion of soy compounds in seemingly infinite
forms and aliases into nearly every packaged, jarred and canned food
on the grocery shelves - given the chemicals, the mandatory
cocktails of highly questionable and extremely toxic vaccines all
being inserted into the American population - it does not appear at
all unreasonable to think that what is wrong with our health and
well-being might have something to do with what we are taking in
with mouths, skin and
It does not appear to be at all unreasonable to suspect that our new
status as world leader in pursuit of relief-seeking drugs has a
cause, and that cause just might be something unnatural that is
entering our bodies en masse.
The list of possible suspected toxins, though lengthy, can be
shortened by a deductive process.
Not all of us consume
soy - some avoid it by preference, others because of allergies, and
still others avoid it who have been alerted to questions raised by
research about its safety. Not all parents permit their children to
take the vaccines mandated by government.
A significant number of
bioengineered food by purchasing
organic, GE-free products, and still others have cut large amounts
of starch from their diets in order to maintain proper weight and
health. Not all of us have similar lifestyles that might be blamed
as the cause for physical distress, mental despair, stress,
cognitive malfunctions and uncompassionate apathy now upon us.
The toxic suspect is unlikely to be an elective, avoidable
substance. More likely the toxin is in something that we all consume
because we need it, like flowers need the rain. It might be
something undetectable at first - something that we willingly ingest
without knowing it. It would be a toxin that could be added into
virtually every food and beverage, with no mention of it required on
The substance would also be now causing problems in a bizarre
geographical manner. As though it were seemingly able to sense
invisible county boundary lines, it would be a toxin that is leaving
a trail which jumps from county to county, state to state, missing
some counties and entire states while hitting other counties and
states particularly hard.
The search is for a substance that can be absorbed through the
skin and lungs as well as by swallowing it. Undetectable to us
except by scientific measuring, it is a substance that does its work
quietly and in extremely low doses. Working at a molecular level, it
would cause a gradual onset of disease and disability observable
only after the slow passage of years. It is then, after that slow,
slow passage of years, that an epidemic of epidemics would be
noticed while its cause long forgotten in the mists of time.
After a process of elimination, the substance that meets all of the
criteria and stands alone in the crosshairs of our search is a
substance that does not appear to be suspect. In fact, it raises no
suspicions in most of us, whatsoever, because most of us are unaware
of the research pertaining to this substance.
It is a substance that, according to government reports, has been
known since 1930 to have such a powerful effect upon thyroid
function, it has been used in prescription medications to treat
hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It can, therefore, along with
our pyramid of dough, be reasonably marked as a suspicious agent
contributing to the current epidemic of obesity and thyroid
problems. (31, 32, 33, 34)
It is a substance that has also long been known to cause or
exacerbate the exact periodontal disease resulting in the tooth loss
that has caught the attention of the Surgeon General. In addition to
being a causative agent in periodontal disease, it is a substance
that is known to accumulate in the teeth and bones creating
brittleness, and for this reason it has also been associated with
osteoporosis and other bone diseases and disorders that are also now
being seen in America.
The mysterious substance is so corrosive, when added to water it
will eat its way through a titanium container. Since it will eat its
way through titanium, perhaps it should not come as a great surprise
to learn that it is also known to act as a severe corrosive agent on
human gastric and mucosal tissues. (35, 36, 37, 38)
As Americans' afflictions continue to unfold unlike anything else
that humanity has known and brought upon itself, we also learn that
the material, once thought unable to cross the blood-brain barrier,
crosses it rather well. It also concentrates in the pineal gland
that is located within the brain. (39, 40, 41, 42)
Any agent that passes through the brain can be expected to affect
behavior, mood and cognitive function, and this substance has been
repeatedly shown to create a depressing, numbing effect.
As early as 1954 this substance was reported by George L.
Waldbott, M.D., to cause his patients to become,
lethargic and forgetful."
His reports are not
isolated. Government reports indicate similar findings of "impaired
cognition and memory."
So well-known is the
impact of this chemical on the human brain and mental function, it
continues to be incorporated in and sold in a variety of popular,
well-known psychiatric drugs. (43, 44, 45)
Given the existing reports of this substance's presence within the
brain - including its effects on the right temporal lobe,
hippocampus and the pineal gland - perhaps it should come as no
wonder that a growing number of people, children in particular, are
now behaving strangely, unpredictably, and sometimes very badly
while also noting gross memory impairment after ingesting or
absorbing this substance.
Reports also indicate that the substance is not as effectively
eliminated from the body in young males as it is in others. Thus
retained in the body, its effect upon juvenile males appears to be
quite different from its effect on females or even adult males.
Because of its known toxic side effects, this substance requires a
prescription when administered by medical professionals, but in a
bizarre and quite deadly paradox enabled by industry masterminds
working within the government, it can be administered en masse to
the general public by dealers who have no medical training
whatsoever, no license to dispense medications whatsoever, and who,
in fact, have no idea to whom they are administering this corrosive,
toxic, mind-altering substance.
Those who avoid non-prescribed pharmaceutical substances might feel
safe as a result of personal choices to refrain from unapproved
drugs and substances. We have dutifully repeated the "just say no to
drugs" mantra, and we have instructed our children to repeat the
same after us. We would not think of taking mind-altering drugs from
a dealer, and would never consider giving such a substance in
unregulated doses to our infants and children.
However, we have been innocently doing just that. In a growing
number of geographical areas that begin and end with invisible
county lines, the substance is almost impossible to avoid. Some of
the hardest hit counties are located in Alaska, Colorado, Kentucky,
Michigan and Mississippi.
As the old saying goes, when no other agent can be located as the
cause for our problems, blame it on the water.
"It must be
something in the water," the saying has been said for ages,
usually with a shrug and chuckle.
Perhaps it's time for us
as individuals and as a nation to repeat this phrase again - this
time as though our lives depended upon it, this time without a shrug
and chuckle - and while we are at it, take a closer look at our
Maybe there is something in the water, after all.
The strange, corrosive, toxic but still controversial agent in the
water is fluoride.
The atomic symbol for the negatively charged halogen known as
fluorine is, simply, "F" or "F-." When the negatively charged ions -
or anions - of fluorine gas combine with another element, a fluoride
compound is formed. If the F combines with sodium (Na), for
instance, the compound would then be known as sodium fluoride, or NaF.
If it combines with
calcium (Ca), the compound formed is calcium fluoride, or CaF. If it
combines with arsenic, it becomes AsF. And so on.
Fluoride is a trace element in nature, but manmade
fluoride compounds became grossly abundant as a result of the
invention of weapons of mass destruction in World War II.
uranium are key components in the
atomic bomb, and fluoride is also a key ingredient in
fluorinated organophosphate nerve agents, such as Sarin.
Radioactive uranium is naturally present in phosphate ore, but it
must be "enriched" if it is to become a nuclear weapon or a reactor
fuel. After the phosphate is mined, the uranium "yellow cake" is
removed and sent to an enrichment facility such as the plant owned
by the Department of Energy in Paducah, Kentucky. There, the uranium
is fluorinated and uranium hexafluoride (UF6) is produced. Paducah's
enrichment plant stopped making UF6 for weapons in the 1960s, and
began creating it, instead, for commercial purposes as a reactor
Uranium fission was first discovered in the late 1930s by German
scientists. In 1939, there was a reported fear that the Nazis were
about to develop a bomb using uranium fission. In 1942, Americans
began similar research, facilitated by the knowledge of scientists
who had fled their own countries and moved to the United States.
Thus, America was the first to achieve both creation - and use - of
atomic weaponry in 1945.
That year, 1945, was one of many changes. With World War II over,
1945 marked the year in which the Nuremberg Trials began -
trials that presumably reaffirmed the sanctity of life, and human
rights - trials which would eventually address the atrocities of
Nazi human experimentation.
As the world breathed a sigh a relief in knowing that the Nazi
health officials' experimentation on human beings had been halted in
Germany, 1945 marked the year that "public health officials" in
America began their experimentation on human beings with water
In what would turn out to be the biggest human experimentation in
history, sodium fluoride - NaF - was added into
American's drinking water in selected communities under the medical
claim that the F would prevent dental caries (cavities) in
children. Those receiving this experimental, medicinal treatment in
their drinking water, received it then as they do now: They are
forced to ingest it, inhale it, bathe and shower in it, whether or
not they want or even need this toxic chemical in their bodies.
As with all medicinal compounds - indeed, as with virtually
everything on Earth - some individuals can be expected to have
extreme side effects and allergic reactions. Individuals having
severe allergic reactions to penicillin, poison ivy or peanuts are
very likely to use common sense and avoid those substances.
Unlike the penicillin,
poison ivy or peanuts, however - in fact, unlike any other medicinal
compound in history - over 60% of Americans at this time are now
unable to electively avoid the F product unless they also can find a
way to avoid their water. While the list of side effects from
fluoride has been falsely minimized or completely concealed by
fluoride promoters, the side effects are well documented. Side
effects have been so severe that previously approved medications
containing high-grade F compounds have been removed from the market
by the FDA. (47, 48, 49, 50, 51)
In a recent paper authored by Myron Coplan, PE, and Roger
Masters, PhD, a professor at Dartmouth, the authors discovered
that a subtle but potentially lethal change in F additives took
place shortly after the fluoride experimentation on Americans began.
In 1947 instead of
higher-grade NaF or sodium fluoride - silicofluorides, or SiFs, were
substituted as the fluorinating compound in drinking water. This
switch was carried out under the gross misconception that all F
compounds are the same. As outlined in some largely ignored
research, however, one part of SiF is substantially more potent than
six parts of NaF.
Despite this evidence,
and despite the fact that it is now SiF rather than NaF primarily
being used in American water fluoridation, Masters and Coplan found
"virtually all the
extensive laboratory research on the biological properties and
effects of fluoride in water has been performed using NaF rather
than SiFs..." (52)
Merck gives the
definition of silicofluoride as,
"fluorosilicate is a
compound of silicon and some other base with fluorine, such as
sodium silicofluoride; fluorosilicates are sometimes used as
insecticides, and are very toxic when ingested. Called also
While many are still
assuming that the SiF compounds being added to drinking water are
high-grade pharmaceuticals, the CDC's National Fluoridation Engineer
has publicly stated that all fluoride compounds currently used for
water fluorination are "byproducts of the phosphate fertilizer
Because of the toxic nature of this compound, the SiF being added to
drinking water is an industrial waste that would otherwise have to
be disposed of by the industry that created it, and it would have to
be disposed of according to the Hazardous Materials Regulations
(HAZMAT). Disposal of toxic substances under hazmat
regulations, however, results in an expense for the industries.
This costly disposal dilemma - and its clever marketing remedy - was
expertly summed up in a 1983 letter written by EPA's Rebecca
Hanmer, (formerly the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water),
who stated that by putting the SiF waste into drinking water rather
than disposing of it, an important financial savings is made for the
Miss Hanmer wrote that
this industrial plan is,
solution to a long standing problem. By recovering by-product
fluosilicic acid (sic) from fertilizer manufacturing, water and
air pollution are minimized, and water authorities have a
low-cost source of fluoride..." (55)
Ongoing research by Dr.
Roger Masters' team revealed that the effect of SiF in young,
growing boys differs from its effects on adult males. In juvenile
males, ingested fluoride is not excreted from the body as
efficiently as it is excreted from the body of adult males.
It is this finding that
perhaps explains why this substance might be creating an extreme
reaction in boys. In addition, after comparing blood lead levels of
over 400,000 children in communities using SiF-treated water, it was
found that SiF water was also significantly associated with
increased levels of lead in the children tested. This should be
cause for alarm because the findings of other recent studies show a
distinct correlation between blood concentrations of lead and
unusual, aggressive behavior. (56)
Information published in 2003 detailed the findings of a controlled
study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers found
in this study that elevated amounts of lead in the blood "may cause
aggressive and even violent behavior."
Dr. John D. Bogden,
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health participated
in this study at the New Jersey Medical School.
"The data of this
study demonstrate that lead exposure enhances predatory
aggression in animals, and provide support for lead exposure as
a cause of aggressive behavior in humans."
Among other researchers
also participating in this study was Dr. Donald B. Louria,
Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Preventive Medicine and
Dr. Louria stated,
"The results support
other recent investigations that have found associations between
lead in blood or bones and delinquent and aggressive behavior in
In seeking further
documented evidence regarding aggressive behavior and its
association with SiF water, Dr. Masters contacted personnel in the
EPA in 2000 and asked them if they had empirical, scientific data on
the effects of SiFs on health and behavior.
Chief, Water Supply and Water Resources Division of the EPA
". . . our answer is
In spite of the
increasing evidence pointing directly to a potential calamity
stemming from massive fluoride poisoning, there remain outspoken
groups that continue to advocate the blanket dosing of entire
communities with still-untested, unapproved fluoridation.
Among them is a group
known as "Quackwatch."
Quackwatch is chaired by retired psychiatrist, Stephen
Barrett, M.D. He and the Quackwatch associates have
gathered together for the purpose of acting as both watchdog and
instructor for the gullible, unlettered public. The group has
apparently done some substantial instructing, because it claims to
be one of the three most popular medical websites on the entire
internet. He also serves as a Fellow of the "Committee for the
Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal."
Quackwatch uses an FDA quotation to describe what, exactly,
quackery or health fraud is, and it also provides the public with
guidelines to help us more easily identify the "quacks" among us.
"The FDA defines
health fraud as 'the promotion, for profit, of a medical remedy
known to be false or unproven.'"
In reading through the
reports published on Quackwatch, one will read claims that
opponents to fluoridation have no supporting evidence to back their
opposition to fluoridation.
In fact, the only
suspicions regarding F that seem to be embraced by Quackwatch
are suspicions raised about individuals who oppose or question
fluoridation. In one report that appears on Quackwatch,
"Community Water Fluoridation in America: The Unprincipled
Opposition," Michael Easley, DDS, another outspoken promoter
of fluoride, refers to fluoridation opponents as "health quacks,"
and quotes from a 1983 paper which likens fluoride opponents to
"parasites" who "steal undeserved credibility just by sharing the
stage with respected scientists," all of whom (we are apparently to
believe) are pro-fluoridation. (59, 60)
Quackwatch warns that one of the tactics of an "anti" (an
opponent to the mass fluoridation of drinking water), is to use
tactics based upon "those of Hitler," and to state that fluoride is
the cause of an entire laundry list of problems. Quackwatch
is correct about the laundry list. This is not a "tactic," however.
It is a mere statement of facts.
Those who have dared to ask a few questions in spite of the
potential risk of public humiliation by Quackwatch and other
fluoridation promoters, have discovered information that flatly
contradicts the information being generated by the promoters.
In a journal found in the National Library of Medicine,
studies have shown that in doses as low as 3 mg per day, fluoride
has produced toxic effects on male reproductive hormones. Despite
what Americans are being told by fluoridation promoters, the
negative effects of F upon both body and mind have not only been
discovered, but they have also been duly reported, albeit in areas
and texts that most Americans - including professionals - do not
regularly access, subscribe to or read. (61, 62, 63, 64)
Perhaps the most amazing fact of all discovered by those daring to
ask questions, is the fact that the F compound being added into our
drinking water under a promised, medicinal claim, has not ever been
approved by the FDA.
Representative Glenn Donnelson of Utah summed this fact up
during the winter, 2003, National Conference of State Legislatures.
When asked about
fluoride he stated,
"A major concern is
that the Food and Drug Administration has never approved
fluoride for safety or effectiveness... When a product,
substance or chemical is added to the public water supply for
the purposes of treating or preventing a disease, that chemical
must have an approved health claim by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration. To say that 'fluoridated water will decrease
tooth decay' is an illegal health claim." (65)
Amid the Quackwatch
reports, is a report reprinted from the 2002 FDA Consumer magazine
focusing on the Surgeon General's "silent epidemic" of oral/dental
problems, previously mentioned above.
The article is named,
"Fighting Gum Disease: How to Keep Your Teeth." The paper focuses on
"Americans' bad oral health," and on the high incidence of gum
disease in the US. A portion of this scientific paper, however,
reads suspiciously like a product promotion and endorsement. It is
in that particular area of this paper on "how to keep your teeth,"
that the inevitable endorsement of a fluoride product is made.
A more realistic paper focusing on "Fighting Gum Disease: How to
Keep Your Teeth," might have actually contained a warning about
According to a patent application that can be located through the US
Patent and Trademark Office, the following statement was given as
supporting evidence by researchers applying for patent #636150,
filed on April 22, 1996:
"We have found that
fluoride, in the concentration range in which it is employed for
the prevention of dental caries, stimulates the production of
prostaglandins and thereby exacerbates the inflammatory response
in gingivitis and periodontitis."
The claim for which
these researchers were seeking a patent was,
"A method for
preventing dental caries and at the same time controlling
periodontal bone loss precipitated by the fluoride..."
Could it possibly be
that fluoride does not belong on the list of the "Ten Great Public
Health Achievements in the Twentieth Century," as is claimed by the
CDC and seconded by popular fluoride promoters such as Quackwatch?
Is it possible that along with the "adjusted" reports that have been
given to the public from the USDA as well as from the EPA (as has
recently been charged by angered EPA scientists), that individuals
in the CDC, the FDA and those crying foul and quack in the private
sector might be giving us - albeit with great authoritarian bluster
- more inaccurate information in order to promote and market this
Most of the dental problems in the Surgeon General's report are
broken down according to race, income and educational levels in the
government's apparent attempt to find a reason behind the appalling
increase in gum disease.
It is in the midst of this data that the
following lament is made:
". . . about 40
percent of the public does not receive the benefits of community
Because the mention of
"fluoride-deficient" communities is listed in this report, one might
reasonably draw a conclusion that fluoridated drinking water must be
working wonders for those more fortunate folks in the fluoridated
counties. Certainly, the five states mentioned on the Surgeon
General's list as having the worst toothlessness problems -
Kentucky, West Virginia, Arkansas, Louisiana and Maine - must be
five of the most embarrassingly "fluoride-deficient" states in the
entire United States. (67)
A brief review of a state-by-state CDC score card of "optimally
fluoridated" communities reveals just the opposite.
Predictably, and in keeping with research that reveals fluoride
causes gum disease, the two states with the worst edentulous
problems in the country - Kentucky and West Virginia - were 96% and
87% "optimally fluoridated" in 2000. In fact, Kentucky, which was
mentioned earlier above as also having twice the rate of cavities in
toddlers as the national average, was actually 100% fluoridated in
Among the other top five states of now-toothless-Americans, Maine
was 75% fluoridated, Arkansas was about 60% fluoridated and over 53%
of Louisiana's residents were being "optimally fluoridated" via
hazmat waste in their drinking water. (68)
Adding to the overall contradictory statistics is yet another
report, this one a 2001-02 "report card" issued by a
fluoride-promoting group calling itself "Oral Health America" (OHA).
They gave the United States an oral health grade of only "C," a
grade that was in part lowered because each state not "optimally
fluoridated" automatically received one "F" to be figured into their
grade. According to OHA's data, there were only four states that
actually received a better grade than the national average of C. Two
of those four states that received the highest grades in America for
overall oral health were Utah and Hawaii. Both Utah and Hawaii
received a B minus.
Utah and Hawaii, however, are the two "hold-out" states in America.
Both states have been roundly rejecting water fluoridation for some
Once again, the list of areas being "optimally fluoridated" or
"fluoride deficient" pertains only to fluoridation of drinking
water. There is no mention of the other sources of fluoride
pollution in America.
Among the other sources
are ongoing fluoride contamination of the air and environment by
Superfund sites, fluoride contamination in animal feeds, pesticides,
cigarette smoke, coal combustion, in fertilizers being incorporated
into soils, the fluoride that is contained in plastics and in
nonstick cookware, the fluoride contamination of human foods as well
as canned/bottled juices, soft drinks and other beverages, and the
fluoride that is added to an overwhelming number of pharmaceutical
products, including antibiotics, steroids, molecular imaging
tracking agents, anesthetics, vitamins and antidepressants.
As though even more fluoride were somehow needed by a nation that is
clearly already overdosed, the list also does not include one of the
most highly concentrated sources of fluoride that is purchased by
most Americans and used daily: Conventional toothpastes.
Most toothpastes have
a fluoride content that is so potentially lethal, a poison
warning must be displayed on their labels. In what must be the most
bizarre examples of conflicting and confusing in formation, while
"public health officials" in many states are using words such as
"enforcement" when it comes to keeping fluoride in people's drinking
water, the notice on the toothpaste tubes warns specifically against
the ingestion of the fluoride product.
The government's Medline
encyclopedia gives the following prognosis following an ingested
toothpastes - If the patient survives for 48 hours, recovery is
usually likely." (70)
Amid the confusion, one
might wonder why topical fluoride dental products would even be
necessary when the fluoridation of drinking water is now being
enforced in so many communities. The answer to this question can be
found in statements from the CDC and other fluoride promoters:
Ingested fluoride only affects teeth prior to tooth eruption.
According to the CDC, after the tooth has erupted from the gums in
toddlers and children, ingested fluoride no longer affects the
tooth. (71, 72)
There are only preliminary estimates available regarding how much F
is absorbed through the skin and lungs even though over half of all
Americans now have no choice but to stand naked in their showers and
be completely contaminated by F water - and then pay for it in their
utility bill. Estimates suggest that dermal and pulmonary absorption
of F are far more efficient routes than ingestion by mouth, as was
demonstrated over a half century ago by the Nazis during their
experimentation with lethal, fluorinated nerve gases.
It is perhaps of interest to note that while
Quackwatch includes the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its list of
"Reliable Agencies and Organizations," several important pieces of
literature pertaining to F and published by EPA Headquarters Union
of Scientists have either escaped the Quackwatch notice or
have simply been ignored.
It appears that a number of scientists in the EPA have also been
able to uncover existing information that documents the dangers of
F. In fact, some of the scientists of the EPA have been issuing
warnings about the dangers of fluoride in our drinking water for
over ten years, but - again - reports that do not further the sale
of this product have been seriously "adjusted" by overseers
occupying jobs within the government. Only after being adjusted are
the reports then given to the unsuspecting public.
In other cases, the
scientists' warnings appear to be completely ignored by major news
media, as well as by some of the more popular medical sites that
profess to keep Americans informed.
One statement prepared by J. William Hirzy, Ph.D. of the
EPA Headquarters Union of scientists, summarizes the stand of
approximately 1500 scientists and professionals in Washington, D.C.
"... our opposition
to drinking water fluoridation has grown, based on the
scientific literature documenting the increasingly
out-of-control exposures to fluoride, the lack of benefit to
dental health from ingestion of fluoride and the hazards to
human health from such ingestion. These hazards include acute
toxic hazard, such as to people with impaired kidney function,
as well as chronic toxic hazards of gene mutations, cancer,
reproductive effects, neurotoxicity, bone pathology and dental
In another statement
issued before the Subcommittee on Drinking Water in D.C., Dr. Hirzy
urged an immediate moratorium on water fluoridation, citing among
other possible links, the growing psychological problems children
are now suffering. (73, 74)
While research on the destructive role that F is playing in the
human body continues to unfold, a much earlier clue regarding the
toxic effects of cellular message disruption was given years ago in
an old book written by Adelle Davis, Let's Get Well.
(Ms. Davis, who was suspicious of fluoride, was posthumously
inducted into the lengthy Quackwatch list of Quacks for misinforming
Although she was not writing about fluoride when she mentioned the
words "xanthurenic acid" in that old book - she was writing about
diabetes - both xanthurenic acid and diabetes fit well into any
study of fluoride and America's health problems.
Referencing research done in the 1950s, on page 94 Ms. Davis wrote:
"When too little
vitamin B6 (pyridoxin) is obtained, an essential amino acid from
complete proteins, tryptophane, is not used normally; instead it
is changed into a substance known as xanthurenic acid. If
animals are deficient in B6, xanthurenic acid in the blood
becomes so high that it damages the pancreas within 48 hours and
diabetes is produced."
On the next page, she
stated that magnesium plays an important partnership role with B6 by
decreasing the need for B6. A more recent study shows that a
magnesium deficiency impairs B6 status by inhibiting the uptake of
B6 in the tissues. On page 342, Adelle Davis stated that many foods
grown in America today using chemical fertilizers are deficient in
magnesium content. (75)
These are important statements in that old book, as they clearly
demonstrate that the need for appropriate nutrition as well as the
devastating effects of an improper diet were well-known by
researchers in the 1950s - long before adjusters gave us our pyramid
of dough. Information available through the CDC also states that a
poor diet - something that is now quite easy to come-by in the
United States - can lead to a depletion of B6. (76)
In order to better understand what, exactly, xanthurenic acid is,
and how important each small piece of the puzzle is, one must look
at the symphonic workings of the nerves, chemicals, proteins and
hormones that are receiving and transmitting messages in the brain
and throughout the body each moment of every day of our lives. It is
the very ability of the receptors and transmitters to give and
receive their accurate messages that creates the symphony that is
the song of life.
Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that must be obtained through
a proper, balanced diet. The tryptophan is then further dependent
upon - and influenced by - other nutrients and messages for its
destined work in the body.
If the tryptophan is not able to metabolize in the brain because of
missing nutrients or due to incorrect messaging, the tryptophan
degrades into xanthurenic acid, a toxin that causes cells to
self-destruct in a cellular suicidal action called "apoptosis." All
of the B complex vitamins are essential for proper cellular
messaging, but in studying the specific roles of each of the B
vitamins, a deficiency of vitamin B6 has, indeed, been shown to lead
to tryptophan degradation.
What little B6 that is
gained from a poor diet can be further depleted by something else as
easy to come by in the US as a poor diet - stress. (77, 78, 79,
On the other hand, if all goes well and all nutrients are present,
instead of metabolizing into xanthurenic acid the tryptophan will
interact and then form serotonin, which is a powerful
neurotransmitter. Serotonin's molecular messaging role is so vast
and important in the body, it is sometimes referred to as the
"serotonin system." It is a key player in the regulation of mood and
behavior. It also directly affects the gastrointestinal tract, and
low levels are being found in the development of heart disease.
Serotonin is also
thought to play a regulatory role in insulin production, and a
disruption of serotonin levels has also been found to worsen the
behavior in some autism cases. (81, 82, 83, 84, 85)
In a paper published in a peer-reviewed journal, the point is made
mounting that abnormalities of serotonin metabolism play an
important role in individuals with autism spectrum disorders.
Whole-blood serotonin often is elevated in children with
autistic disorder and normal intelligence. Also, in boys with
autistic disorder, serotonin synthesis typically is decreased in
the frontal region and thalamus on one side of the brain and
increased in the dentate nucleus of the opposite cerebellum."
Once the tryptophan is
transformed into serotonin, the serotonin acts as the precursor to
melatonin which is formed in the pineal gland.
Melatonin is the hormone
that regulates daily cycles, and it induces sound sleep which is
necessary for our bodies to heal and repair themselves each night.
It is also an extremely important regulator of apoptosis and it also
plays a role in the regulation of insulin. Because of its role in
the regulation of apoptosis, when the melatonin is able to send and
receive its messages properly, its messages tell cancer cells to
self-destruct, while keeping other cells on task. It also helps to
govern mood and behavior, and plays a role in the triggering of
puberty. (87, 88)
As science has leapt forward in various areas, researchers are now
better able to understand some of the smaller, lesser-known details
of the great symphony within us. They are now aware, for instance,
of the critical role played by something that was discovered not
long ago by a gentleman of science named Martin Rodbell.
He discovered one of the
most critical messengers in our bodies - messengers that are now
referred to as the "G-proteins."
According to "The Martin Rodbell Papers - Signal Transduction and
the Discovery of G-Proteins, 1969-1980," which can be viewed in the
National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health,
transduction' describes how individual cells receive, process,
and ultimately transmit information derived from external
'signals,' such as hormones, drugs, or even light . . . The
G-proteins proved to be the essential components of the hormone
This was a discovery
that was so profound, it resulted in a shared Nobel Prize for Dr.
Rodbell and Alfred Gilman, M.D., PhD. (89)
But, Dr. Rodbell had also seen something else. At a press conference
in 1994 he took a moment to express concern for something troubling
him. He was concerned about the increasing profit-oriented arenas
into which the field of science was moving.
"The tenor is
changed," he stated, "the world isn't the same, everything is
targeted, everything is bottom line, how to make a buck."
He added that there is a
crucial need to "capture knowledge for its own sake and for
humanity." In one of his last public speaking engagements, the man
who represented pure science rather than industry - a scientist who
was also a poet and unafraid to speak of Amazing Grace - Dr. Rodbell
"We should be able
to together bring about a better world, a world that we, as
humans, can be proud of." (90, 91)
Eerily, strangely - very
strangely - as though he had looked at the smallest of the small
details and in those details found divine consciousness, at his
Nobel banquet celebrating the discovery of the G-proteins, Martin Rodbell the scientist and poet told us that when we think of G, to
remember all that it stands for,
"lucky seven in the
alphabet, the starting point for everything surely profound,
remember God..." (92)
Since the great,
internal symphony is so dependent upon the abilities of the
G-proteins to send and receive their messages, it would appear
reasonable to assume that life, itself, depends upon the safe and
unblocked passage of these messengers.
Fluoride can now be suspected in a host of illnesses including GERD,
gum disease, bone problems, diabetes, thyroid malfunction and mental
impairment. As stated earlier, a significant number of the health
and mental problems in the US are more pronounced in boys.
serotonin and the melatonin formed in the pineal gland are
specifically associated with behavior (both aggressive and
nonaggressive), with mood, sleep, appetite control, mucosal function
of the gastrointestinal tract, regulation of cells and a host of
other functions of the body, it appears that something is disturbing
the proper functioning of the messengers, thus resulting in outward
signs of disease and behavioral problems. (93, 94, 95)
Additionally, fluoride has now been found to accumulate in extremely
high concentrations within the pineal gland where melatonin is
formed. This observation was made during postmortem examinations by
researcher Jennifer Luke, DDS, PhD. A known neurotoxin, fluoride has
also been shown to cause nerve cell degeneration, resulting in an
outright disruption of motor coordination. It has also been shown to
inhibit and interfere with the production of insulin, interfere with
thyroid function and to directly affect thought process. (96,
97, 98, 99, 100)
The outward signs, however, are but the symptoms, the end results -
the effects. Having found the effect, one must look at the smallest
of the small details to find the cause. There in the small details,
in the nucleus of the symphony where the divine is meant to sing,
something else is, instead, lying: Fluoride has now also been
identified as interfering with G-protein messages. A messenger of
utter falsehood, fluoride both activates and inhibits cellular
activity. (101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106)
This means that fluoride, along with those promoting it, is
sending out some rather confusing messages. (107)
It was while studying the raging debate over whether "we" should or
should not pay the uranium mining industries to use our drinking
water as a cheap way to dispose of their fluoride wastes, that
another fact appeared.
It appeared rather quietly and without fanfare, almost as background
noise that was unnoticeable against the din of debate on municipal
fluoridation. It might have been missed entirely if it weren't for
the fact that I was focusing on the growing list of behavioral
problems in children, and wondering each step of the way if the
children's problems might possibly be tied into an epidemic of
epidemics caused by fluoride.
While adults were sometimes being given an opportunity to express
opinions prior to the fluoridation of their water supplies,
another fluoridation program was quietly begun. In the 1960s and
1970s, fluoridation was begun in children's schools which had their
own water supplies. The fluoridation plan for the schools' drinking
water, however, differed slightly from the municipal fluoridation
plans. The CDC guidelines suggested that school children's drinking
water should be fluoridated at approximately 4.5 times the amount
suggested for municipal fluoridation. (108, 109)
This deliberate overdose, which translates into ranges
reaching 6.5 mg per liter of water, is not a dose that was based
upon any child's size, weight, age or body mass. It is not a dose
that was based upon any particular child's individual dental needs -
nor was there even consideration of whether the children's teeth had
already erupted and were therefore no longer affected by ingested
The dose was certainly
not based upon any parent's desire to have his or her children
exposed to fluoride in amounts that the parents would not want to
receive. It is a dose that does not even take into consideration the
amount of fluoride the children might already be exposed via topical
In fact, it is a dose that callously - and quite coldly - takes
nothing whatsoever into consideration other than the mean outdoor
temperature. In schools where the average daily temperature is 79.3
to 90.5 degrees Fahrenheit, the suggested dose is 3.2 milligrams per
liter, with the upper range being 3.8 mg/L. But, heaven help the
schools in colder areas where the average air temperature is 50 to
53.7 degrees Fahrenheit. In those schools, the suggested dose is 5.4
mg/L, with upper limits at 6.5 mg/L. (110)
With the dose of fluoride experimentation at such extreme levels,
one would think that at least caution and close monitoring would be
Once again, such a thought is apparently considered unreasonable in
the minds of those promoting fluoride. In a report dated August 17,
2001, the CDC states that while schools in thirteen states had
initiated school water fluoridation at some point during the course
of this experiment, as of 2001, "school water fluoridation has been
phased out in several states; the current extent of this practice is
not known." (111)
In addition to school fluoridation now being "not known," in the
same National Conference of State Legislatures in which
Representative Donnelson registered his opposition to
fluoridation, another 2001 study was reviewed. The study examined
the knowledge level of operators controlling both small and large
water plants. Specifically, this study focused on the knowledge
level of individuals responsible for adding the fluoride into the
The two-year study found
that only "approximately 64 percent of plant operators knew the
correct optimal fluoride concentration for their plant..."
Medical experimentation is always undertaken for a purpose. The
purpose in most cases is to achieve or study end results. It is not
unreasonable to suspect that the massive medical experiment
involving one of the most powerful of the greenhouse gases -
fluoride - might finally be revealing its long-term, end results.
With children being subjected to more than a full measure of this
experiment, it is not unreasonable to suspect that the children
might reach their breaking point before the larger, older, heavier
It is not unreasonable to assume that children might now be showing
signs not only of dental fluorosis - which has been visible for
years in the United States - but also signs of systemic fluorosis
manifesting in ways that have nothing to do with their teeth.
With a manmade, toxic substance now effectively sending false
messages throughout the minds and bodies of most Americans, it is
not unreasonable to suggest that previously unheard-of behavioral
and mood problems might be directly related to that manmade
substance which is sending out those false messages. Along with the
new, bizarre fascination with darkness that appears to be growing in
this country's juveniles, there seems to be a new aloofness and a
growing lack of compassion.
In some children there appears to be a growing inability to think
clearly beyond the moment at hand, and an inability to avoid bizarre
and impulsive behavior. In some boys, there appears to be a growing
inability to feel, and therefore an inability to behave in a manner
that considers the feelings of others.
School bullying, once a
rare and punishable offense, is simply seen now as "life in the real
world," as the principal of a notably violent middle school in
Tallahassee told me. Along with an inability to feel, there is a
growing inability to even perceive a concept of the divine. Instead,
there appears to be a growing willingness to follow dark,
provocative and charismatic leaders who are now easily leading their
young disciples directly into hell.
There is also a growing reverence for Nazi philosophy
reported among some school children, nationwide.
Xanthurenic acid is the toxic element needed before a number
of illnesses - including malaria - are set into motion. Following
this example of cause and effect, one might reasonably wonder at
this point if it is fluoride, itself, that set into motion the
numbing, light-blocking, emotionless disease of godlessness that is
Was it, perhaps, the
fluoride that created the Nazis?
With children's minds now being ruled by a false messenger, it is
within reason to wonder if this messenger of lies is the toxic agent
behind the growing, horrific cases of murder, suicide and
inexplicable behavior now being carried out by children - irrational
acts carried out by children who are unable to think clearly enough
to "just say no" to anything.
Christopher Pittman - was twelve years old when he shot his
grandparents to death as they slept in 2001.
In the weeks leading up
to this horrifying event, Christopher had briefly lived in South
Carolina with his grandparents. While the drinking water of South
Carolina is over 90% "optimally fluoridated," this does not take
into consideration all of the other sources of fluoridation
mentioned earlier. According to news reports, Christopher had also
been placed on prescription antidepressants just weeks prior to
tragedy. Both of his prescribed drugs are classified as selective
serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, and in addition, one of
them is a fluorinated compound.
While it is possible that the two prescribed serotonin-altering
agents might take the stand with Christopher, fluoride will
undoubtedly continue to be ignored because the masterminds behind
its marketing are still claiming after over a half a century of
unproven experimentation that it is good for us.
A reflection of the accelerating lack of reason and compassion
governing this country, and in spite of the fact that there is no
child in the United States safe from fluoride, Christopher - like a
growing number of boys and teenagers now being charged with
life-shattering crimes - is being charged as an adult. He faces life
in prison because, as a twelve-year-old, he was unable to control
strange and terrible impulses that occurred following his ingestion
of mind-altering compounds, including fluoride. (113, 114, 115,
One might pray that reason and compassion will once again flow
through this country and govern the behavior of our leaders. Reason
and compassion, however, are now as rare as pure, sweet water.
For those in whom there remains the last of this nation's reason and
compassion, let those people come forward now and speak in a clear
voice on behalf of all who have no voice - let us speak first on
behalf of the children in this country.
Let the voice of reason
and compassion take the stand with Christopher as he is charged as
an adult, and let us speak on behalf of him and of all other
children in this country who have been charged as adults and are
serving life sentences or facing life sentences in the United
States. Let our voice speak of the clear evidence that no child in
this country can "just say no to drugs" when they are being drugged
through their drinking water, their food and the air they breathe.
Let us next come forward on behalf of all those on whom the
fluoridation of drinking water is being enforced.
Let us come forward with reason and compassion as though all of our
lives and the future of America depend upon it, and let us tell
industry that it must control its fluoride waste instead of placing
it in our drinking water. This is not an unreasonable request.
Let us come together with a unified voice and remind those working
in government that one cannot serve two masters. The government of
this country was meant to work on behalf of the people of this
country - on behalf of all people, including the children who have
Let those who are professionals be daring enough to take the
research presented here and add to it. Further research cannot harm
us. It can only lead to an increase in our knowledge. Like the
symphonic workings of tryptophan, serotonin, melatonin and the
G-proteins, knowledge that is tempered with reason and compassion
unfolds into wisdom.
It is time for us to awaken and move beyond America's dark age of
fluoride and time to strive for that wisdom which is so long
overdue. It is wisdom that unfolds into enlightenment, and it is
enlightenment that belongs to each of us. Enlightenment, along with
our connection to the divine, belong to us. They are ours, by divine
It is time for us to remove the darkness of the false messenger
known as F, the 6th letter of the alphabet, and to go forward so
that we may reconnect with all that the next letter, G, represents.
Something wonderful is waiting for us there in the smallest details.
We have been told so by a poet and scholar who was among the first
to learn of it, and then to realize that he had encountered a
symphony of universal proportions.
It is there, in the smallest of the small, that evidence of the
largest of the large can be found.
It is time for us to try to remember God.
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