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Rob: Your book is about big Pharma and Big Food. What's big food?
Agribusiness-- intersection between big food and big Pharma. They work together.
Antibiotics in chicken-- millions of pounds of tetracycline used-- that may be why chicken soup is curing what ails you.
Antibiotics get into the crops.
Meat industry denies that they're responsible for bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.
A huge amount of Big pharma revenue comes from animals.
Drugs that are used in livestock will be a shock to people.
Rob: How do people avoid or protect themselves from these dangers?
Psychoactive drugs that are even in the water. Study in Canada found that a lot of fish were on Prozac.
Rob: What drugs are sold based on deficiency?
Convincing people are depressed, it de-politicizes things-- takes away from people getting angry and active and unifying and uniting when you tell them they have a personal problem.
They say in the US one out of four women are on an antidepressant.
They're also trying to introduce generalized pain conditions--
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They're now prescribing heavy duty seizure / epilepsy drugs for pain.
Why are people taking an anti-psychotic for a little anxiety, or an anti-seizure drug for pain?
Rob: Why are they taking them?
Doctors see patients who come in with a coupon for a prescription for an antidepressant
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Rob Kall is an award winning journalist, inventor, software architect,
connector and visionary. His work and his writing have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC, the HuffingtonPost, Success, Discover and other media. He's given talks and workshops to Fortune
500 execs and national medical and psychological organizations, and pioneered
first-of-their-kind conferences in Positive Psychology, Brain Science and
Story. He hosts some of the world's smartest, most interesting and powerful
people on his Bottom Up Radio Show,
and founded and publishes one of the top Google- ranked progressive news and
opinion sites, OpEdNews.com
more detailed bio:
Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind. Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big) to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project.
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