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Cold Hands & Thyroid Health – OHR #451

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I know the world that I grew up in was far from perfect, but we had few divorced families, a really good public school system, and the moral codes we learned in our places of worship were part of our lives. There were rules. We did fear God, but that kept us mostly good. Right and wrong were clear.  We knew our country was good.  We loved our America the beautiful. We beat the Nazis and the communists, we had freedom and our flag was honored. We were proud Americans.

Then in the 60’s we started to lose our way. The Viet Nam war made us question ourselves, our brothers and sisters died for what? Timothy Leary, Harvard psychologist introduced LSD to the masses of college students, Universities started to teach that Castro and Che were heroes, and the order of the world was challenged. About that time, a Canadian psychiatrist named Brock Chisolm became the first Director General of the World Federation of Mental Health who said that his group’s purpose was to act as a fifth column to undermine society. This could be accomplished by the active working to breakdown the family, infiltrate education, and the trashing of religious moral values.

In his words…

To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men their individualism, loyalty to family tradition, national patriotism, and religious dogmas.”  Source: Psychiatry, by Brock Chisholm, February 1946, pp 7-8.

There is more about Chisolm from historian John A Stormer, “Few legislators who passed these mental health laws realized that (Brock) Chisholm and his associates defined mental illness as a sense of loyalty to a particular nation, a sense of loyalty to a moral code, and strict adherence to concepts of right and wrong. Chisholm has been obsessed for years with the idea that instilling concepts of right and wrong, love of country and morality in children by their parents is the paramount evil.”

Evil is loyalty to a moral code, patriotism, understanding right and wrong?

Well look at what we have in society today. He and his accomplices have to a large degree accomplished this.

More than half of families are divorced, public education is a disaster with illiteracy abounding, the moral codes of love thy neighbor and do unto others have gone away with soaring crime, movements to banish police causing many big cities to become disaster zones, and drug addiction and drug related deaths rampant.

God has been kicked out of public venues, our founding fathers are disgraced and dishonored.

Can we blame this all on Mr. Chisolm’s vision of the world?

Of course not all, but he was just another on the list of insane monsters that have peppered history with their psychotic notions from Genghis Kahn, to Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Castro, Putin and others. We learn daily that our very institutions are not to be trusted and have betrayed their codes of honor for greed and power. The three letter initials that represent national law enforcement and the top of the medical hierarchy are among them.

Unless good men stand up to them, they will conquer.

Their stock and trade is fear and control and enslavement. They thrive on greed and power.

Today they have enormous power and their funding to do evil seems limitless.

Yet we the people do have God given rights, and we can bring sanity back into government and health care.

Each of us can make choices that can change the final outcome.

We can love our families and our neighbors.

We can choose organic food.

We can get exercise and enough sleep and take our supplements.

We cannot support big Ag and big pharma.

We can smile and be friendly and say no to injustice.

We can choose not to be victims, but victors.

The basis of all human relationships that have pervaded every successful culture and are simple.

They were the codes my parents instilled in me.

We must pass them on.

All evil men and women break them. But we can hold them to accountability.

So simple:

The ten commandments, the Golden Rule. All you need to know to prosper.

Then we must get active. Join the PTA, run for School Board, take an active role in your place of worship, work for a candidate that has your values, speak out, patronize companies that support your values.

The most important thing: avoid the fear mongering media. They promote and bring the chaos. Shun them. Know that their power only comes from our patronage. If we don’t watch them and support their sponsors, they will die out.

It’s a battle for your attention and your dollars.

That is the only currency that matters.

If you only buy organic, they will sell it.

If you never buy Roundup, they will stop putting it on the shelf.

If they only put on crime and bad news and no one watches it, they will modify.

This war can be won and that is how.

I send you all love and Blessings for a good week.

To your health,

Dr. David I Minkoff, MD

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About Dr. Minkoff

Dr. David Minkoff graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1974 and was elected to the “Phi Beta Kappa” of medical schools, the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Fraternity for very high academic achievement. He then completed both a Pediatric Residency and a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of California at San Diego. He worked at the University of California and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego as an attending physician in infectious disease while conducting original research on Ribaviron, a broad spectrum anti-viral agent to fight disease. He also co-directed a neo-natal intensive care unit and worked in emergency medicine. In 1992, Dr. Minkoff’s attended a lecture by Dr. Jeffrey Bland, widely considered the father of functional medicine, during which he had a eureka moment, and began pursuing the alternative health field with a vengeance, studying under the most accomplished thought leaders on natural & integrative healing. In 1997 Dr. Minkoff and his wife set up a small clinic to help friends with their medical problems. What began as an experiment blossomed into LifeWorks Wellness Center, one of the most successful clinics for complementary medicine in the United States.