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Wakefield Accused of Further Vaccine Fraud

Friday, January 07, 2011 – by  Staff Report

Dr. Andrew Wakefield

Medical journal: Study linking autism, vaccines is 'elaborate fraud' ... A now-retracted British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines is an "elaborate fraud," according to a medical journal -- a charge the physician behind the study vigorously denies. The British medical journal BMJ, which published the results of its investigation, concluded Dr. Andrew Wakefield (left) misrepresented or altered the medical histories of all 12 of the patients whose cases formed the basis of the 1998 study -- and that there was "no doubt" Wakefield was responsible. The journalist who wrote the BMJ articles said Thursday he believes Wakefield should face criminal charges. However, Wakefield said his work has been "grossly distorted." Speaking on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," he said Wednesday he is the target of "a ruthless, pragmatic attempt to crush any attempt to investigate valid vaccine safety concerns." The medical publication says the study has done long-lasting damage to public health. – CNN

Dominant Social Theme: Vaccines are safe. Period. And those who deny it are criminals.

Free-Market Analysis: Dr. Wakefield's journey into medical purgatory continues. He initially co-authored a study back in 1998 that suggested that a link between autism and vaccines deserved further study. Since then his views have hardened. He has been outspoken about the dangers of giving children so many vaccines in early childhood – by some estimates up to 35 vaccines before a child is five years old. His arguments have found fertile soil, with both parents and Dr. Wakefield suggesting that children with compromised immune systems – or even children with a certain genetic profile – ought to forego an aggressive vaccination schedules.

The idea of bombarding the young body with so many faux-illnesses over such a short period of time is probably bound to generate certain side-effects in certain children – or at least this seems to be a reasonable perspective. Doctors in private may admit to this possibility, yet Big Pharma, behind the vaccine industry, seems unable to countenance the perspective that vaccines are in any way responsible for any side-effects at all. The idea that a single one-size-fits-all medical treatment has NO untoward effects EVER seems a somewhat doctrinaire view, but it is the one that some in the field, including the pharmaceutical industry itself, continue to advance.

Dr. Wakefield has pointed out in the past that Big Pharma has resorted to fairly unorthodox tactics to discredit those it considers its opponents. We were fortunate to get a fairly lengthy interview with Dr. Wakefield back in May 2010, that from our point of view put the controversy into a larger perspective. What emerged was a portrait of beleaguered but defiant professional whose perspective was echoed by parents who had seen vaccine-based injuries first-hand with their own children. To read the interview Click Here.

Dr. Wakefield's persecution, in fact, fits a pattern. Despite denials about the profitability of vaccines, Big Pharma seems to be behind much of the persecution of those who question the viability of modern, Western medicine. There was, for instance, a trial in Australia in which Merck contested statements by doctors who dissented from the use of Vioxx, or considered Vioxx unsafe. Wakefield told us, "Internal Merck memos talked about how they would discredit them and neutralize them and the last internal memo to be read out had the following line, referring to those doctors, 'We may have to seek them out and destroy them where they live.' ... Is there corruption? Is there distortion? Is there manipulation? Absolutely."

The current BMJ article (referred to, above, in the CNN report) was written by Brian Deer; he also writes for the London Times. The owner of the London Times is publisher Rupert Murdoch who has a variety of ties to Big Pharma and the Anglo-American power elite that has substantial ownership of Big Pharma from what we can tell. Deer has written continuously about Dr. Wakefield; his conflicts of interest and his reported fraudulent initial study – which he claims was motivated by a business relationship that Wakefield had at the time to create a new kind of vaccine. Wakefield reportedly responded to the charges by suggesting that Deer was "a hit man who has been brought in to take me down" by pharmaceutical interests.

In our interview, Wakefield denied that any outside interests had played a part in his study and had more to say about Deer. He told us: "I think a lot of the problem has been the original [Deer penned] Sunday Times article on this whole affair was grossly, factually inaccurate but that was the lead story that people have followed. Certain things became imbedded as part of the truth and people came to believe them simply because they were repeated time and time again."

No matter how Wakefield is attacked, the controversy is not likely going to go away. Fox News reports that many families with autistic children are standing by Dr. Wakefield and his 1998 report, despite the new accusations. This is not surprising: Over and over parents make the point that their children began to show symptoms of autism after receiving vaccines. Either the children's immune systems were stressed from previous or current sicknesses at the time of the vaccine; or the children at very young ages received a vaccine cocktail. Here's an excerpt from the Fox News report:

Carmen Inclan, from Tampa, feels there's no scientific proof behind the British Medical Journal and its claim Dr. Wakefield is a fraud. "I don't give this article, this report any credibility – until I see more factual information about why they're saying it's fraudulent, prove it," she said. Inclan's 7-year-old son Michael is autistic. Inclan said her proof that his condition can be blamed on vaccinations is a very specific timeline. When Michael was 18 months old, he got a MMR shot and back-to-back flu shots. His fraternal twin Christopher got the same exact vaccinations. Carmen said the difference is that Michael was already sick and on antibiotics, his immune system compromised. Carmen won't vaccinate her children anymore, relying on a more holistic approach.

Despite such verbal evidence, defenders of vaccines still will not grant a link between vaccines and any side effects. They cite study after study that shows a lack of any individual link; meanwhile there is report after report by parents claiming just such a linkage. Another side-effect to vaccines may be asthma, which is a condition that has been growing significantly. There seems little research into any link between asthma and vaccines, though in our interview, Dr. Wakefield expressed interest in a potential linkage.

The barrage of ever-escalating accusations against Dr. Wakefield – his license to practice medicine in Britain has been revoked and his initial research has been retracted by the journal that published it – seems intended to chill whatever interest professionals may have in such investigations. Here's some more from the CNN article, excerpted above:

"It's one thing to have a bad study, a study full of error, and for the authors then to admit that they made errors," Fiona Godlee, BMJ's editor-in-chief, told CNN. "But in this case, we have a very different picture of what seems to be a deliberate attempt to create an impression that there was a link by falsifying the data."

In our commentary about the interview with Dr. Wakefield, we pointed out that his reasonable point of view (that "safety-first" ought to be of paramount importance when it comes to vaccines) would eventually win the day. We also noted that "what is being done to him now, this campaign of apparent de-legitimization, is fairly puzzling given obvious conclusions almost any fair-minded person would reach regarding this controversy." Since we wrote these words, Dr. Wakefield has lost his license to practice in Britain, had trouble finding a publisher for a new, broader study about vaccines and their side-effects in monkeys and now has been accused of criminal fraud. Nonetheless, we concluded our commentary as follows:

But no matter. The Internet has radically leveled the playing field. The word is out to millions. Wakefield's public evisceration has probably done nothing more than to generate sympathy for him in many quarters ... Eventually, in our opinion, vaccine makers (and their enablers in government regulatory agencies and especially within the World Health Organization) will be forced by the market itself – by concerned parents – to admit that certain vaccines apparently have certain side-effects – at least when given to certain children at certain times in their lives ...

Here at the Bell, anyway, we would welcome further scrutiny of Big Pharma generally. We think finding natural cures in the Amazon and elsewhere and then mimicking them artificially in the laboratory is fundamentally questionable and leads to dangerous medicine. In fact, we hope at some point the whole science of vaccines comes in for more serious scrutiny. There are more and more disease-specific vaccines these days, but from our humble point of view the evidence for the efficacy of many of these is scant. Certainly, according to Dr. Wakefield, not a lot of safety testing is going on.

No matter what Big Pharma tries to do these days – especially to Dr. Wakefield – the controversy about vaccines is likely to continue and vaccines rates (especially of the measles vaccine) will remain stubbornly lower. If one grants the efficacy of vaccines generally, it does not seem to make much sense that the pharmaceutical industry and its governmental allies are fighting so hard to suppress knowledge that vaccines can have side effects. In the United States, in fact, a special court has been set up to hear the evidence of parents who claim that vaccines have harmed their children, and awards have begun to be made.

Conclusion: The legal evidence seems increasingly to contradict the stances of Big Pharma and its medical and governmental enablers. This is not going to help Dr. Wakefield though, who looks increasingly like the Galileo of his day, pressured on all fronts to deny something that he and many others know is most likely true.

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Posted by RJ TROYER on 1/7/2011 10:20:55 AM

Whatever happened to the part of the oath, "First, do no harm", that Dr.'s take? Follow the money to find out why Dr. Wakefield has been persecuted since his initial study.Look at the revolving door between the CDC and other regulatory agencies and the pharmaceutical companies to see how many have been bought and paid for by big pharma.

Posted by Marvin Dziabis, M. D, on 1/7/2011 11:01:30 AM

Why is there no autism in the Amish communities, who reject all immunizations?

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Good question, isn't it? Why are there no papers written about this? And what about asthma among the
Amish? Here is a "pure" group - a kind of double blind test already accomplished. Further evidence of the sustained perversity of Western science in the 21st century.

Posted by True Patriot on 1/7/2011 11:18:29 AM

The contaminents in vaccines is beyond belief. I refused vaccines on my children, and grandchildren. We do not have autism or the other health problems vaccines cause. I also encourage everyone not to take the deadly flu shots the gov't puts out each year to help kill of some of the population.

Posted by Banh on 1/7/2011 11:22:36 AM

Just as in the dental amalgam scandal which has had global impact on health, the pressure and disinformation campaign mounted by Big Pharma and Big Government is NOT about any health issues... THIS IS ABOUT LIABILITY.

Can you imagine, for example, if the ADA and federal government admitted tomorrow that Mercury in dental amalgams has caused so many illnesses and is in fact dangerous to the human body?? The class action lawsuits would stretch into the next century, and the dental trade as we know it would be bankrupt. Government "regulators" would be HUNG.. They won't allow that. SAME deal with vaccines... It's the worst type of corruption, because it takes place in your BODY, not your pocket..

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Article here, excerpted below ... Suggests same pattern as global warming, where an entire scientific community and its journals is controlled by one entity.


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The smear campaign against Wakefield has been a Big Pharma conspiracy from the start.

The Lancet, the journal the paper was published in, is owned by global publishing giant Reed-Elsevier. Reed-Elsevier own 2,460 scientific journals, aswell as the magazine New Scientist.

I'll say that again, 2,460 scientific journals! - It's no wonder scientists who dissent from any 'consensus' are so easily shut out of the 'credible' peer-reviewed literature when a significant amount of that literature is owned by a single publishing conglomerate. They're like the science and medicine equivalent of News Corp!

It gets worse. Reed-Elsevier's CEO, Sir Crispin Davis, is a non-executive director of GlaxoSmithKline! And his brother, Sir Nigel Davis, was a judge who withdrew legal aid from families who claimed their children were damaged by GlaxoSmithKline's MMR vaccine.

Worse still, in 2009 the pharmaceutical giant Merck was sued for paying Elsevier to create a fake journal to promote their products.

Reed-Elsevier's former chairman, Jan Hommen, attended Bilderberg in 2007 and 2010.

Interestingly, Reed-Elsevier was also the company Peter Power of visor consultants was running mock terror drills for on the morning of 7/7.

Brian Deer, the journalist making all these allegations about Dr. Wakefield, has been supported in his efforts by Channel 4, Murdoch's Sunday Times and MedicoLegal Investigations, a private company owned by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry!


Posted by James Downey on 1/7/2011 11:28:48 AM

First " Concerns about big pharma are generally valid. However, to make such a resounding conclusion based upon 12 children is irresponsible, illigitimate and must be ignored. The fact that the BMJ published it in the first place proves how the facts can be buried (no pun intended).

Whether, in the final analysis, the conclusion becomes true based upon responsible studies, this Doc should be stripped of his right to practice medicine. (no pun intended on the word practice).

Reply from the Daily Bell:

It is just another trick. If most papers in most journals received the scrutiny of Dr. Wakefield's it is possible if not probable that errors, perhaps gross ones, would be found in them. This single, tiny paper has been under intensive scrutiny for over a decade. It pointed out merely that all the autistic children involved seemed to have bowel disease and that further investigation of certain links to vaccines might be called for. Not a very incendiary finding on the surface - that certain additional research might be taken on. And yet now that Wakefield's findings have apparently been replicated IN THREE SEPARATE STUDIES (and perhaps five) the response of the British medical community is once again to point fingers at the good doctor.

Let's see. What's the story here: That Wakefield's suspicions involving vaccines and autism seem to be proving out - or that the initial paper that started it all deserves further scrutiny for fraud? How can Wakefield or his paper be "fraudulent" when science is inexorably - apparently - supporting his findings. Why don't some of these intrepid doctors and reporters write about THAT.

Posted by Adrian W. on 1/7/2011 11:29:55 AM

So certain religions aren't the only organizations to force 'dogmatism' down peoples' throats. Persecuting those that dare question their authority. Hmmmph!

Posted by Jennifer on 1/7/2011 11:41:30 AM

Google Mary Tocco – 'Are Vaccines Safe?' She delivers a compelling 3 hour seminar on this. I pity deeply those that continue to fall for this whopping great lie. Dr. Wakefield is a brave man, he is being persecuted for telling the truth.

Posted by Melinda L. Secor on 1/7/2011 11:45:04 AM

Added to the extreme rise in autism and asthma mentioned in this article is an astounding rise in allergies, ADHD, auto immune diseases and severe mental illness in children, such as childhood onset schizophrenia and bipolar, with children as young as 3 being diagnosed....UNHEARD of 20 years ago, and these kids are definitely ill, with auditory and visual hallucinations, active delusions and violent and paranoid tendencies.

After spending 25 years in the health care profession, it is clear to me that our children's minds and bodies are being it vaccines or the FDA approved chemicals in the food supply, or some combination of these factors. But, with so much money at stake, these issues will not be explored by the government/corporate owned scientific establishment, and those who would buck the system and do real research will be vilified. Western science is indeed perverse...and corrupt.

Posted by Charles on 1/7/2011 12:02:25 PM

Long live the Daily Bell--and people like Dr.wakefield

Posted by Victor Barney on 1/7/2011 12:23:59 PM

Dominant Social Theme: "Vaccines are safe. Period. And those who deny it are criminals" I am 100% certain that "big pharma" controls our health-care in america and money is the bottom line, even if it kills us! I really believe any such found fraud in the medical field should be prosecuted like murder! Second degree minimum!

Posted by Light Being on 1/7/2011 12:30:15 PM

As I recall, one premise may be that the cocktail of foreign substances may be the cause. If in fact these vaccines were given separately over a longer period of time we may not see this response.

Certainly the fact that established medicine has decreed that dis-ease may ONLY be treated with Drugs and that a diagnosis must be made before a drug can be prescribed has resulted in an explosion of new mental dis-eases and perhaps autism might be a victim of this to some degree.

Nonetheless, the establishment will be very slow to admit error as usual. The US FDA has a rather dismal track record.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

"Nonetheless, the establishment will be very slow to admit error as usual. The US FDA has a rather dismal track record."


In another era Wakefield would have had no opportunity to defend himself. His book would never have been published and the autism support groups that have thrived on the 'Net would not have been available - or certainly not in their current form - to defend him.

The fraud accusations may move ahead because the government controls the "law" and the elite controls Western governments (along with having a substantial stake in the pharmaceutical industry). But Dr. Wakefield's book will be read, Internet organizations will mount a tremendous defense based on the apparent truth of vaccine damage and even if Wakefield were found guilty and went to jail the truth will continue to circulate. The battle is basically over. In our view, the Internet has won it.

Too many parents are aware of the questions. Use of vaccines will continue to drop until the elites confront this issue head on. This they will have to do eventually in order to salvage vaccine programs that may work and are very important to them. (For a number of unfortunate reasons.)

The elites have not faced this fact yet. They are not an imaginative bunch. They are smearing him - which is business-as-usual and worked very well in the 20th century when elites owned Western communication outright. But they do not anymore.

Every time the powers-that-be accuse of Dr. Wakefield, the Internet surges to his defense (portions of it) and the ruckus grows worse. The elites - which desperately want to tamp down looming litigation on this front - keep trying to grand him as a criminally callous etc. But they no longer control information. Thus, when it comes to contentious subjects, the very command-and-control mechanisms that worked so well in the 20th century work against them.

Posted by on 1/7/2011 12:55:33 PM

Mr Wakefield has much to learn about the standard ways of establishment,government approved medicine and its concerns/interests/methods.

Hopefully he will learn and find ways to protect himself- otherwise he might end up like pioneering medical researchers such as Royal Rife have, see:Click to View Link

Mr Rife had the dubious privilege of having his life and work ruined by the AMA and friends, leaving him in prison and destitute after having all of his equipment systematically destroyed by the government.

Or Gaston Naessens, another pioneering medical researcher, this time from France [he was forced to flee] .

These individuals are just two of many persecuted by their governments via their medical establishments – their [i.e Rife and Naessens] particular crime appears to be that their laboratory observations [made with self-invented microscopes many times more powerful than the electron microscopes commonly in use], completely disproved the prevailing mainstream, Pasteur derived theory of monomorphism, replacing it with [the far more sensible] theory of pleomorphism. See:Click to View Link

Even Pasteur, on his deathbed, finally admitted that he had been wrong, and that pleomorphism was the reality, and not the monomorphism he had promoted throughout his career.

May Mr Wakefield wake up from his slumber before its too late for him!


Posted by Nikolaus on 1/7/2011 2:39:34 PM

The rabbit hole may be very deep in big pharma medicine. As pointed out above, bacteria change form and may not be the cause of, but the result of, disease, arising from tissues rather than from a germ of constant form.

Furthermore, viruses may not cause diseases in humans. When Koch, Pasteur, Ehrlich, and Co. introduced these concepts and started working with the industry early on to produce vaccines, many of the leading doctors like Virchow never excepted those theories and even made public self-infection experiments to disprove them.

Most of the diseases of this disapperaed because of better food and water quality and improved hygienics and not because of vaccines.

Posted by Alan on 1/7/2011 2:46:46 PM

There is nothing new about this kind of technique. Anybody who comes out against mainstream medicine will be attacked. AIDS researchers like Professor Duisberg who have never accepted the official HIV/AIDS theory are a good example.

Doctors who have fasting clinics. The most famous of them all was Dr Shelton – now dead – who had a fasting clinic in the middle of nowhere in Texas where over many years he fasted 40k patients. Every year for 40 years running the AMA (American Medical Association I think) took him to court and tried to have him closed down. He was helping people recover from illness without the use of medical drugs and had to be attacked.

Posted by Mahatma on 1/7/2011 2:56:02 PM

Re: Dominant Social Theme: Vaccines are safe. Period.

Science dictates that only a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study, that is properly designed, can generate unbiased results in any clinical trial. In the history of vaccine development, no such study has ever been performed.

Flu vaccines are listed as Category C drugs. According to the FDA: Category C is for drugs that do not have enough human or animal studies to establish safety, OR adverse fetal effects have been seen in animal studies but there is little human data. (Flu vaccine has now been officially listed as a Category C drug)

Here is a partial list of ingredients found in vaccines and their known effects:

Thimerosal: a known neurotoxin. (Thimerosal contains 49.6 percent mercury by weight) According to The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for Thimerosal USP states: "DANGER! POISON! MAY BE FATAL IF INHALED, ABSORBED THROUGH SKIN OR SWALLOWED ... MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM"

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The FDA states: the "safe level" of mercury in fish is less than 1 microgram per fish. A flu shot contains 25 micrograms of mercury
Formaldehyde: a known carcinogen according to the National Cancer Institute. There is no amount of formaldehyde considered safe when injected into a living organism.

Aluminum: a known neurotoxin.

Neomycin: a known immunotoxin & nephrotoxin. The FDA lists neomycin as a Category D drug.

Category D states: "There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk (e.g., if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective)."

(Click to View Link;

Beta-propiolactone: a known carcinogen.

Sodium Taurodeoxycholate: a known carcinogen & immunotoxin.

Monosodium Glutamate: a known neurotoxin.

Squalene: a known neurotoxin. It is linked to Gulf War Syndrome (Read: Vaccine A by Gary Matsumoto).

Polysorbate 80/ Tween 80: a known antifertility agent. In a recently released report from the CDC (Centre for Disease Control): the rate of miscarriage among pregnant women during the 2009 H1N1 / swine flu pandemic soared by over 700 percent compared to previous years, pointing directly to the vaccine as the culprit.

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Posted by Kevin on 1/7/2011 4:20:49 PM

People are urged to submit to injections of poisonous material in the pathetic belief that somehow this practice will confer a benefit on the person whose body is assaulted by this noxious substance called an anti-toxin or immunological agent

It is claimed that when a person is once attacked by the mysterious germs or viruses, they do not get the disease again. So, disease germs or viruses are deliberately injected directly into the bloodstream of a perfectly healthy person.
Of course, these procedures are doomed to failure.

Diseases are not caused by germ invasion.

The germ invasion is a direct result of a suitable environment for their development.

Germs are no different from any other organisms. They thrive where their living conditions are most favourable " Just as human beings thrive where the food is best, the temperature favourable, humidity is just right and so on.

Germs thrive in darkness, humidity and warmth " where there is a medium, which carries organic matter in the process of disintegration.

Highly toxic matter provides the ideal diet for these tiny organisms. Wherever a body is heavily encumbered with toxic waste matter, germs find their foothold.

Germs, like human beings and other animals, cannot live unless they have a suitable diet provided for them.

An unhealthy body provides the breeding-ground for germs. They multiply in billions and their activity is in direct proportion to the amount of food they are able to find.

The excreta from these germs is highly toxic, and this adds to the general toxic condition of the body.

The orthodox method of treatment is to find the specific germ and then attempt to kill it by means of drugs or other violent measures.

The idea that a specific germ disease would give a person protection against another germ disease was the brainchild of Louis Pasteur who was inspired by the example of Edward Jenner, the Englishman, who believed that a person who had suffered from cowpox could not develop Smallpox.

Pasteur was a chemist who had little knowledge of biology and even less knowledge of the true nature of health and disease.

When Jenner became famous through his new treatment by injection of vaccines, Pasteur looked upon Jenner as a great scientist and decided to follow his lead.

On the other side of the 'Germ Theory" we find Prof. Antoine Bechamp who had been doing a great deal of research work into the causation of disease.

He worked on the germ theory and quietly set about tracing the origins of germs.

Pasteur plagiarized Bechamp's original material and discovery for his own ends.

Instead of waiting until Bechamp's researches were completed, he came out with the announcement that he had made a great discovery.

Pasteur distorted Bechamp's teachings, and by astute public relations works, managed to gain the ascendancy.

In a short time Pasteur was hailed far and wide as a genius.

Pasteur suggested that he could protect human beings from disease by inoculating everybody with the specific germs in a mild form and thus everybody inoculated would get the disease in a mild form and would never be subject to the disease in a virulent form

Pasteur acted on the assumption that everybody is liable to contract a certain disease.

He disregarded the fact that many people do not get this specific disease even if they literally swim in a bath full of these germs.

The idea that germs cause disease is contrary to the facts.

One good reason for doubting this hypothesis is that in most cases there is disease present when there is no germ to be found. This is because the germs have not had time to invade the body and then multiply.

In other cases, one type of germ is found and another disease altogether is present.

Since we know that germs do exist and since we claim that the germ does not primarily cause disease, we must seek for the true explanation of this apparent mystery.

The explanation can be found in the theory of the Microzyma.

Professor Bechamp continued his researches and found that the germ was not the basic unit.

Going further, he discovered tinier, simpler organisms, which he called the Microzyma.

The presence of this organism explains the anomaly in the germ theory.

Bechamp found that the Microzyma is benign and plays a vital role in the human body.

-Germs are derived from the Microzyma

" When the waste matter on which germs thrive is all consumed, the germs return to their former state as Microzyma.

-The Microzyma changes into a germ and then the germ changes back into the Microzyma when it is necessary.

This explains the disappearance of germs when the body is able to overcome its toxic condition. It explains where germs come from and where they go to.

It is now clear that the Microzyma is a link between the simplest form of life in the human body and the complex mechanism of germs.

The Microzyma theory also explains why it is possible to disregard germs when treating disease by the methods of Natural healing.

Nature Cure practitioners entirely disregard germs in their treatment of disease.

All of their efforts are directed towards the detoxification or cleansing of the organism.

When the organism is thoroughly cleansed of it's accumulations of poisonous waste matter, the germs mysteriously disappear without leaving a trace.

Where do they go?

It is obvious that they revert to the Microzyma stage where they are quite harmless.

Our theory is that when a human body becomes saturated with poisonous material, the Microzyma automatically develop into germs.

These germs immediately set about the work of devouring this harmless material. As long as we do not continue producing toxic matter it will not be long before the germs, acting as scavengers, will rid the body of the offending matter.

The germs will revert to their original state as Microzyma and the disease will subside.

All germ diseases are thus seen to be self-limiting if treated correctly. If we listen to the voice of our organism, and if we treat the condition by natural means, there will be no danger of germs over-running the body and posing a threat to its welfare.

That is the alternative philosophy of health and disease.

NOTE: Big Pharma practices the treatment of 'Disease' " there is no admission of teaching health principles within the medica materia.

The training that doctors receive is funded by Big Pharma and during the many years of medical training there is almost no attention paid to the principles of Natural Living and Natural Healing.

And why should there be " The Disease philosophy and the multi-trillion dollar industry that is generated by it's promotion has become the fear-base bastion of western Society " and spreading throughout the world faster than a mutant germ.

Addendum: The human species (governed by the ability to think) reasons from cause to effect " NOT from effect to cause. The medical profession has not applied this simple law to their practice. To continue treating symptoms while causes remain in effect is tantamount to witchcraft and black magic.

For corroboration of my thesis, please visit us @ Click to View Link

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Thanks so much for this fascinating alternative disease hypothesis. We wish to look into this further and welcome further comments from you or anyone else on the topic.

Posted by Bluebird on 1/7/2011 4:32:20 PM

This breaks my heart to think of what has been done to our children for money's sake. And yet I know this is just the tip of the iceberg. I could give even more examples than vaccines. These people have no heart.

Posted by Heuristic on 1/7/2011 4:57:22 PM

So let me get this straight: vaccination is an elite project.


Edward Jenner: an agent of the NWO! Obviously, the prevention of small pox was a fraud in its day just like the moon landings that never occurred (while every planet in the universe vists us).

And everyone knows that Ayurvedic "medicine" (in between feeding holy rats) cures small pox while Jennerism only pretends to do so.

Have I covered all bases?

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Wow, Heuristic. Devastating points. We can all relax now that you have provided your (ironic) seal of approval. Vaccines are entirely, 100 percent safe after all! Nothing to see. Move along ...

Posted by Not Anti-military Per Se on 1/7/2011 6:40:18 PM

The manner in which Dr Wakefield is vilified seems classic for "projection" of the accusers faults on an the innocent other.

Its all there, most prominently in "casual disregard for the well being of children." In this case Big Pharma and their extensive cadre of cronies, at every level of academia, and health care delivery, enthusiastically take aim.

The mind control in force that leads people to believe vaccines are "proven safe" is profound. Vaccine efficacy AND safety data is NON existent unless one includes that produced by the very same industry that enjoys the spectacular profits which arise from maintaining that vaccines are "safe" and of course effective.

So Painful to state the obvious.

While the medical establishment routinely categorizes diseases into systems, it then grossly overlooks the fact that the diseases which have skyrocketed since the expansion of the vaccine schedule in 1990 are all related as diseases of the same system. The Immune system. The system that is assaulted by vaccines.

Since 1990, and the expansion of scheduled vaccination from approx.16 to 36 (give or take a few) before the age of 3, Immune system disorders generally have skyrocketed in occurrence. Along with Autism, Asthma, food allergies, eczema, a whole spectrum of speech and language disorders and autism like neurologic disorders, as well as Type I diabetes, among others.

All in the absence of credible safety data.

The Horror.

And the Great Courage in the face of horror in the form of Dr. Wakefield, and the Daily Bell.

Best Wishes for Human Action.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Yes, Dr. Wakefield does seem an embodiment of human action at a fairly high level.

Posted by Marc De Piolenc on 1/7/2011 6:49:01 PM

The bottom line is just as you say: the Internet has made suppression of evidence impossible, and thereby liberated individual judgment. The longer the Powers That Be continue to deny the evidence, the more thoroughly they discredit themselves.

I admire Dr. Wakefield; I hope he moves to the States, resumes practice there, and gets rich " a good thumb in the eye of his persecutors.

Meanwhile, whenever I am offered a vaccine for my child, I check the Net, and do my own risk-vs-benefit analysis. MMR is out because the diseases vaccinated against are benign, so no side-effect risk is acceptable. Hepatitis? Yes. It's very common here and highly contagious, and very dangerous to all ages.

I've succeeded in talking several women out of taking Gardasil or having their daughters vaccinated. Long before I became a vaccine skeptic I stopped taking 'flu shots when I learned how the vaccines were made " it takes three to five years to field a 'flu vaccine, and the viruses change yearly...

Posted by Bluebird on 1/7/2011 7:12:09 PM

I would like to see this be forced to followed up on. And while they are examining the safety of the vaccines, also consider their possible link to childhood cancers (including leukemia) as well as Multiple Sclerosis. People should demand it.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Wow. Don't beat yourself up - if that is what you are doing... Very good point though.

Posted by Bluebird on 1/7/2011 7:28:51 PM

No, I am not beating myself up. But I have spent a lot of time with my son in children's hospitals through the years. (He started life with open heart surgery. He has been forced to have hundreds of chest xrays, which now I have learned also may contribute to leukemia. But I see it in so many ones who have not had the xrays.)It does something to you to be among all those suffering children. Every person should take time to visit a children's hospital. You will never be the same.

A precious family member suffered horribly for 20 years with MS before passing on. I believe there are answers out there, but we are not allowed to know them. Like I said, I think autism may just be the tip of the iceberg.

Posted by on 1/7/2011 8:29:19 PM

Marc De Piolenc said:"....I admire Dr. Wakefield; I hope he moves to the States, resumes practice there, and gets rich " a good thumb in the eye of his persecutors...."

Not a good idea. He would be persecuted here also, possibly to the lengths that Royal Rife and others have been. [see Royal Rife link given in my previous post " or "google" the name]

The main "problem" with these types of people[ Rife, Wakefield etc.] as I see it, is their child-like naivete about the system around them, and how it really operates.

It seems that they are so ultra focused on their own work/research that they have no time left to learn what goes on in the world outside the laboratory, and usually end up learning about it "the hard way", that is, character assassination, misrepresentation, lawsuits, imprisonment etc.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

As you know, Dr. Wakefield was practicing in the states for a number of years and just resigned his position quite recently. He may still make America his base, though perhaps he is back in Britain now.

Posted by Not Anti-military Per Se on 1/7/2011 9:58:04 PM


In Dr Wakefield's case courage to do the right thing seems to be an equally plausible explanation as naivete.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/7/2011 11:36:07 PM

@ Heuristic

"the prevention of small pox was a fraud in its day just like the moon landings that never occurred"

Well said Heuristic, and I'd say your moniker is apt. Your comment brings sharp focus on the problem the world faces in our time, maybe the problem every time has had, but one that the Internet has illuminated with a pure coherence never before seen. When the social narrative that makes up reality itself begins to fray, which stories to you believe? The ones about the buildings that fell, the ones about the man on the moon, the ones about Pasteur? Which are true?

If there is such a thing as a Power Elite, they've really screwed the pooch compromising the media like this. Nothing is real anymore; they are creating a psychotic society. There will literally be hell to pay for it.

Posted by John Danforth on 1/8/2011 12:01:33 AM

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We've been down this road before.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 12:08:37 AM

@John Danforth

Everything we know is wrong. I think it was Firesign Theater that told it to me first.

Posted by N C Kamdar on 1/8/2011 2:29:46 AM

I am a medical practitioner and I too have been concerned about the role of Vaccines in disease causation, and I Think autism may possibly be only one of a host of potential problems.

There is an upsurge in the number of younger patients with auto-immune diseases, including arthritis, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease. Could these be due to the bombardmemnt of the body by so many antigens at an early age and the fact that most of these, by being injected, are not being introduced into the body in the manner that antigen would have been introduced had it occurred naturally, eg the flu virus is inhaled, not injected into the body.

Big pharma will not acknowledge this, we have to act sensibly and in our best interest. It is when governments join with big pharma and compel compliance with vaccine schedules that our problem really becomes a nightmare. The solution however will be political, and a will to make the necessary changes.

Posted by Jerry on 1/8/2011 6:35:54 AM

Let me see. I have been immunized/poisoned as a child some 40some years ago and then immunized again 8 more time when going into the military to make me into a servile dumb animal.

I have detoxed from these vaccines with natural methods. Dr. Mercola " mercury detoxification protocol.

The vaccine schedule for children has increased from about 10 when I was growing up to about 32-34 vaccines required today.

I have not even heard about autism until the last 10-15 years. Do you see a connection.

Read on mercury and brain injury also a youtube video by university of Calgary. It literally shows neurons " nerve cells dying in the presence of mercury. Aluminum causes blood to be sticky contributes to clots. Formaldehyde is cancer causing. SV40 is cancer causing. All are in vaccines.

Dr. Andrew Moulden MD. Phd. has videos on youtube explaining vaccines and brain injury and regularly testifies in court about vaccines. Three part series called innocence lost.

Do you think that there is a link to childhood cancers and giving children 32 vaccines. Heavy metals mercury and aluminum have been
shown to contribute to fungal infections (candida) which if unchecked can lead to cancer.

It's all over for the cut, burn, and poison folks in white coats.

Posted by Peter on 1/8/2011 7:02:23 AM

@ Kevin

No wait a moment

I have better theses,

Why not research the techniques of omelet flipping to finally resolute the virtue of vaccination?

Posted by JdL on 1/8/2011 7:04:02 AM

"And what about asthma among the Amish? Here is a 'pure' group " a kind of double blind test already accomplished"

The Amish may be many things, but a "double blind test" they are not. The term "double blind" means that neither the researcher nor the subject know whether they're receiving a placebo or the thing being tested.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Obviously we were not providing textbook definition. "A KIND OF double blind test ..." we wrote.

Posted by Heuristic on 1/8/2011 7:30:03 AM


I was being ironic of course (duh). Smallpox was stopped TOTALLY by vaccination after having been a scourge for thousands of years and no mystical idiots ever did anything to deal with it. Now, some modern vaccine formulations may have poison in them. OK, take the poison out. Why get hysterical, as DB and others illogically do, about the very idea of vaccination?

I was being ironic of course (duh).Smallpox was stopped by vaccination after having been a scourge for thousands of yearsand no mystical idiots ever did anything to deral with it.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Smallpox was stopped TOTALLY by vaccination after having been a scourge for thousands of years and no mystical idiots ever did anything to deal with it.

Here, Heuristic. You are one who applies certainty to any "solution" that you've been brought up with. Again, why stop at this modest board when you have seemingly swallowed whole the public education to which you were exposed?


The following is taken from this link ...

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[back] Smallpox

"Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it."--Adolph Hitler
"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."----George Orwell'

[This props up vaccination which is the main pillar of Allopathy, so a very important lie for the Medical Mafia. The oft mentioned 'smallpox vaccination saved millions and eliminated smallpox' is a very important lie that justifies all sorts of vaccine and drug horrors along with the general failure of Allopathy to cure anything other than bacterial infections. One of the greatest benefits outweigh the risks Rationalizations. A triumph of Authority and Repetition propaganda ploys, helped by the million or so medical industry workers who need to believe in it.]

As usual the truth is the exact opposite to what they say. Smallpox vaccination can easily be dissected in 8 ways, each of which in itself will shred vaccination:

Posted by IndianaJohn on 1/8/2011 8:29:04 AM

Is money and medicine run by the same tribe? Just asking.

Posted by Paul Weber on 1/8/2011 10:09:38 AM

My mother was given the swine flu shot back in 1977, when she was fifty-one years old. She immediately developed severe headaches, which became excruciating. She lost her vision for several days.

She made a recovery, though her eyesight never fully returned. Over the remainder of her life, she progressively lost nerve function in her arms and legs--a frequently noted side effect of vaccines known as Guillain-Barre syndrome. After several years of this deterioration, she could no longer walk.

In a class-action lawsuit, the government paid compensation to the many victims. My mother's award was about one thousand dollars. This does not seem like a very generous restitution for permanent vision damage and loss of arm and leg function. A proud woman who had always worked to support herself and her family, she was unable to work again.

This story is not unique. The cover-up of the dangers of vaccination is amazing. I wish Dr. Wakefield the best.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Incredible. Less than the US pays the families in Afghanistan after mistakenly shooting a family member.

Posted by Onlyme on 1/8/2011 11:07:03 AM

Great article but all this leads me to one specific question. Where do the Christian churches stand on this? Children are special in the Christian religion. It should follow that promote their welfare. Many religions maintain hospitals and if I am not mistaken there are many medical doctors within the Catholic clergy.

Are they not concerned? Have they undertaken any independent studies of the issue? Or is it simply that all doctors are educated under the same doctrinal limitations?

Reply from the Daily Bell:

That is an excellent question!

Posted by William Barr M D on 1/8/2011 11:46:14 AM

i am not a supporter of big pharm, by any means, nor am i in agreement with much of medicine as it is practiced today, but i practiced medicine for 40 years and am convinced that antibiotics do cure many disease processes and bacteria are causative.

if kevin ever contracted a septicemia, [an overwhelming infection in the bloodstream by bacteria ..... often fatal within 24 hours], i'll bet he would not use 'natural' treatments for long.

unless he is suicidal i believe that he would accept treatment with antibiotics.

it is entertaining to read some of the 'alternate' views, but i fail to find any with scientific credentials.

just a view from one who has been on the front line for a long time.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Thanks: It is a confusing thing to sort through. Some in the alternative community claim vaccines do not work at all - and that it was better hygiene that depressed mortality at the turn of the century

It is on the other hand difficult to trust government perceptions about anything given the immense of amount of lying that has gone on ....

Posted by Quasi on 1/8/2011 1:18:02 PM

Kevin's comments above remind me of a gentleman I met some years ago, Gaston Naessens. We worked with him to help develop optics for an updated version of a microscope he had developed. That led me to research how things have gone for him in the years since that effort.

Regardless of the validity of Mr. Naessens' work, the results of my quick research seem to show a pattern that may be familiar to the Bell and my fellow readers. Hopefully I have inserted the links correctly.

A link to Mr. Naessens' website with an interesting warning:

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A reaction to Mr. Naessens work from a M.D.:

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The most recent information found from Gaston Naessans (favorite statement is from the Lancet on the last page):

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Perhaps there is some validity to the elves' claims of truth telling on this new-fangled intrawebs thingie.

BTW are all of the elves from non-profit (North Pole organization) groups or are some also from corporate (making cookies in a magical tree and such) backgrounds?

Reply from the Daily Bell:

The elves in question are all Arctic elves. Today, they are Swiss elves ...

This is an interesting post, thanks.

PS: The links seem to include a verified scientific test that clearly supports Naessens perspective. Thus, we may have here an entirely new explanation about how the body works - along with a prophylactic that helps the body cure cancer naturally. He has produced both a hypothesis and then a treatment.

Yet he is listed in QuackWatch and the Canadian government has been adversarial to him for 25 years.

It does indeed seem to "show a pattern" familiar to Bell readers in our view. How many of these alternative explanations for how human biology works exist and have been suppressed?

Of late, we have noticed on the 'Net an explosion of alternative hypotheses. It may in fact turn out that the "accepted" body mechanics are no more valid than economic ones featuring the price-fixing of central banks. The 20th century was truly a Dark Age. Here's hoping the 21st century will provide some enlightenment.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 1:53:18 PM

@ N C Kamdar

"There is an upsurge in the number of younger patients with auto-immune diseases, including arthritis, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease."

I was glad to read this, especially from another medical professional. I have been studying the immune system myself for the past few years and I've begun to focus on the mechanism of hypermutation described by molecular biologists.

Their observations support the idea that "false flag" attacks on the human immune system can and do lock our bodies into self destructive behaviors that would account for diseases like MS, Peripheral Neuropathy, Asthma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, AIDS and a host of others.

Could vaccines be responsible for hyperactive immune systems? Unresponsive immune systems? Of course. They are targeted attempts to train the immune system. That's what vaccines do. And we may well be witnessing the result of training that system to do the wrong thing. This is not a leap of faith, it is a purely rational conclusion.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

See the post above, this thread, for an entirely new hypothesis on how immunity works ...

Posted by John Diman on 1/8/2011 1:54:07 PM

I have not had a flu shot since 1987. Guess when was the last time I had the flu? 1987!!

Within a week of getting the 'protective' flu shot I experienced fever, chills and then a sore throat that became a strep throat so bad it sent me to the hospital.

I have not been so sick since then. IMHO many of the vaccines pushed, esp. on adults, are unnecessary and actually deleterious to one's health.

FYI-I also survived unscathed the following childhood diseases: mumps, rubella/german measles, measles and chickenpox.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 2:37:41 PM

@ DB

"See the post above, this thread, for an entirely new hypothesis on how immunity works .."

Fascinating. All this from a man who was convicted as a fraud and charlatan. Apparently MedLine doesn't mention 'somatids'. How could such valuable "research" have escaped notice?

Somatic hypermutation on the other hand has some foundation in accepted science. I hope you weren't making an attempt to conflate the two areas of study.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Where is the "fraud and charlatan" part? We did see a scientific study that appeared to confirm both his hypothesis and treatment... But it is true, we read it quickly ...

Posted by Lyn on 1/8/2011 4:05:26 PM

I couldn't help wondering today when I read the article at the CDC about the backpedaling now going on regarding flouride, how soon they would also be backpedaling the vaccine issue. Apparently not soon.

For those interested, their new position on flouride can be found at

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To hear them tell it, they've been monitoring it's effects all along and just found out. So expect to see yourselves poisoned a little less.

Benevolent aren't they?

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 5:11:17 PM

The fraud/charlatan part came from the citation:

"In 1967, the American Cancer Society published a detailed report on its investigation of Naessens [3]. The report stated:

Naessens had proposed two treatments for cancer and leukemia. The first called G.N. 24, was found by a Swiss pharmacist to contain mineral salts and methylene blue. The second, called Anablast, attracted worldwide attention in 1963 when Naessens used it to treat a 4-year old boy.
Although Naessens claimed to have studied biology at the University of Lille, the school records fall to verify this.

In 1956, Naessens was convicted of illegally practicing medicine. He was fined 300,000 old francs and made to pay 600,000 old francs to the doctors' "ordre" and "syndicat." After that, made it a condition that a doctor should administer his treatment.

In 1964, Naessens agreed to a test of Anablast by Professor Pierre Denoix, Director of the Gustave-Roussy Institute at Villejuif, France. Denoix concluded that Naessens was mistaken in the premise on which the serum was based, and that an investigation of cases of cancer and leukemia treated with Anablast [h]ad proved that the serum had no therapeutic value. (In every allegedly successful case Denoix was able to investigate, the patient had first received standard therapy.) Soon afterward, Naessens was indicted for practicing medicine and pharmacy illegally [4].

Denoix reported that the particles he had seen were well known by hematologists to be products of red-cell disintegration. He also concluded that microorganisms that Naessens cultivated were the result of secondary contamination of the material studied."

Neither of the other two citations given with this one addressed those criticisms.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

The problem with innovative theories and treatments is that Western governments have the power to suppress such treatments and often do so in a brutal way. Now initially, we just read the links provided; but after your feedback, we Googled Naessens and found out much more - including this in a feedback page regarding Naessens treatments;


easguitar says:
July 29, 2010 at 12:35 am

For a real eye-opener read 'The Persecution and Trial of Gaston Naessens by Christopher Bird"one more expose of the suppression of natural cancer cures by the corrupt and evil medical establishment. Declare your Independence from the insane disease industry!!!


Also it seems his treatment has been put into effect in Canada ...

(2006 correspondence below)

Comments as Manufacturer by GASTON NAESSENS ...

Sir ...

I will first remind you that the Special Access Programme (SAP), formerly the Emergency Drug Release Program, finds its origin in the Canadian Food and Drug Act (in particular, sections C.08.010 and C.08.011 of the Regulations). A description published by Health Canada is supplied in Schedule 5. 714X was first introduced into this nationwide emergency program on December 19, 1989 (see Schedule 6).

Some 17 years later, Health Canada has authorized 21,096 courses of 714X at the request of 1,498 Canadian doctors, from all provinces, for the use of 4,039 patients meeting the SAP's criteria. Statistics on the use of 714X under the SAP are found in Schedule 7.

According to this number of courses, to this day, 443,016 injections have been authorized (at the rate of 21 injections per course). It is to be noted that, during all these years of use, not one single report of an adverse event has been reported to the manufacturer or even testified to before the Court by representatives of Health Canada or their attorneys. I recall that the injection protocol has been tested and provides a high level of safety and effectiveness if performed as recommended: not otherwise.
Let us review an essential element of the SAP as published by Health Canada in their document entitled 'Special Access Programme (SAP) " Instructions for Making a Special Access Request



714X will soon be 30 years old. For that occasion, I am preparing a document that will synthesize the scientific path undertaken since 1949 (either in microscopy or haematology) which path led to the filing of the Somatidian Theory before the Académie des Sciences de Paris in 1963.

The document will gather in one text all relevant evidence countering Health Canada's unfounded allegations suggesting that I have done nothing over the last several years and that I act without any development plan. Quite to the contrary, I have followed, for well over 50 years, a very precise and rigorous development plan.

At 82 years old, I continue to work with great pleasure and determination, with the firm intention of helping people.

You will understand that several steps were necessary to conceive 714X as it stands today.
I first had to fabricate a microscope and study live blood for several years. Following that, I confirmed the existence of the somatid, I isolated it, cultured it to authenticate its living nature and then established its cycle. Finally, I was able to fine tune non-toxic health products capable of acting on the somatidian cycle, 714X being the last born of these products.
Based on the experience I have gathered over the last 17 years relating to Health Canada's lack of overture to innovative and non-toxic products such as 714X, it would serve no purpose at this time to undertake a conventional homologation process.

From my understanding of these rules, it is impossible for 714X to be approved according to the existing rules. This situation is true for 714X and also for several other products. The actual homologation process must be thoroughly reviewed from top to bottom, above all the resistance of the guardians of the statu quo.
Who at Health Canada will be my 'peer in its investigation? Who at Health Canada (or at its American equivalent, the FDA) will approve 714X while at the same time ignoring or not understanding the Somatidian Theory which forms the underpinning of 714X? Who, in these regulatory agencies will have enough courage to greet new ways of addressing the origin of disease? These questions remain without any answers for now.

I conclude hoping that you will remember, in the light of Mr. Justice Franc�ois Lemieux's July 28th judgment, that compassion must characterize the SAP and that 714X will remain accessible and available to Canadians, for new patients as well as ancient patients.

From this moment onward, all attempts by Health Canada to 'diplomatically discourage Canadian doctors from using 714X for their patients can be considered disrespectful of the judgment.
Here is an extract from an article published in the peer-reviewed journal The Lancet which perfectly reflects my thoughts at this point of my life:

� We have become used to the idea that innovation is slow and expensive and must be surrounded by elaborate controls at every point to prevent possible unethical behaviour toward people or animals. We have also become used to the idea that improvements will be marginal, as in cancer or cardiovascular disease, and therefore that everything must be done on a sufficiently large scale to ensure that small advances will not be missed. The structures of government and institutional controls have ensured that the effort required to get something done has become enormous, and costs have increased extraordinarily. Those who do try to forge clinical innovation are repeatedly made to feel as though they are in some way immoral.
Again, I thank you for taking the time to read this letter, to better understand the issues encom- passing 714X and, I remain available to answer your questions.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 6:39:52 PM

I had read Naessens' letter, it was one of the citations given in the feedback above, I didn't find it a compelling rebutal to the history outlined in Quackwatch. I didn't pursue it further so there may well be more to the story than either of us has read. Frankly, I'd never heard of Naessens' work or somatids before reading the feedback to this article.

My comment about conflating his research into somatids with ongoing research in the field of somatic hypermutation was meant to make sure you (and other readers) noticed the distinction, i.e. that somatid and somatic were different.

Somatic hypermutation was what I was referring to, not somatids. My point was that somatic hypermutation is a relatively new field of research in molecular and cell biology that may very well explain the mechanism by which vaccines cause unintended damage to the human immune system. This was presented in defense of the position taken by persons who believe Dr. Wakefield is being unjustly pilloried by the medical community.

Reply from the Daily Bell:

Thanks for shedding light on this. Somatic hypermutation is new to us. The elves intend to investigate.

Posted by R.P. McCosker on 1/8/2011 6:48:29 PM

Here's a list of simple health reforms governments could make -- undoing a couple of centuries of disastrous, PE-driven government interferences -- which would point the way to medical progress. Not that I expect any of them to be considered by State regimes in the foreseeable future -- after all, regimes are about power and stealing resources to favor those with greater political influence (e.g. the successful cartel-seeking American Medical Association) -- but we can all think about these matters more clearly if we see what ought to be done.

1) End all licensing of healthcare practice. Allow all and any to undertake healthcare without government permission or oversight. (And thus take down the "medical" and other healthcare cartels.)

2) End all government and government-subsidized hospitals, medication, etc. End government licensing and regulation of hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Allow affordable healthcare to flourish.

3) End all government accreditation, provision, or subsidy to education related to healthcare.

4) End the government-imposed requirement of prescriptions for designated chemicals and other products.

5) End all healthcare or healthcare-related research directed or underwritten by government.

6) End the theft of patents and copyrights (so-called "intellectual property").

7) End healthcare liability: The politics-ridden government (including its inherently corrupt judicial system) has no business whatsoever in determining which healthcare procedures are appropriate. (Instead, leave room for private referrals and certifications to flourish.) Knowing that government coercion won't be coming there to rescue them, healthcare seekers will generally do so with responsibility and caution. (For the few who don't, the general public should not suffer. And it's not as though the government and its cartels can be trusted to find the best treatments, anyway.)

Posted by R.P. McCosker on 1/8/2011 9:30:48 PM

On rereading what I last posted here, I see one of the items on the list could easily be misread:

"6) End the theft of patents and copyrights (so-called 'intellectual property')." Oops.

This sounds like I want the government to enforce "intellectual property" even more than it does now, which is exactly the opposite of what was intended. What I meant was:

6) End patent and copyright laws altogether. "Intellectual property" is theft of pre-existing property. Allow instead for a free market in medicines and other aids to health. And thereby end the government-enforced cartel of Big Pharma and free human beings to find their own healthcare remedies.

Posted by Zenbilionaire on 1/8/2011 10:45:27 PM

@ DB

"The elves intend to investigate."

Excellent! We need all the help we can get. A slightly different but potentially synergistic investigation might include the actions and mechanism of telomerase, see "Telomerase, Aging and Disease", Mark P. Mattson ed., Elsevier, 2001

Reply from the Daily Bell:


Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/8/2011 11:24:34 PM

@ R.P. McCosker

"End patent and copyright laws altogether. "Intellectual property" is theft of pre-existing property"

You really should distinguish between patent protection and copyright. I can make arguments that people should not have the right to copy my work or the work of others, then sell that work for personal gain without any compensation to the creator of the work. I may or may not put a copyright on my work, but I do believe I should have that option.

Patents are a whole different ballgame and should be treated as such.

Posted by R.P. McCosker on 1/9/2011 12:30:26 AM

@ Zenbillionaire

Patent and copyright alike -- that's why they're denoted under the umbrella term "intellectual property" -- are an attack by the government on the peaceful use of preexisting property. No free society should suffer a regime restricting the physically peaceful use of property: It's theft by the regime, operating on behalf of the mercantilist elite, of its citizens' property. Copyright is an authoritarian restriction on the use of one's own paper, ink, compact discs, DVDs, personal computers, etc. The "IP" thugs even try to control the use of privately owned copying devices.

"IP" -- any "IP" -- is confiscation, plain and simple.

Posted by Zenbillionaire on 1/9/2011 12:58:51 AM

@ R.P. McCosker

"Copyright is an authoritarian restriction on the use of one's own paper, ink, compact discs, DVDs, personal computers, etc."

I don't think it should be. I agree that under this new "Digital Millennium Copyright Act" it has become what you say, but I think that Act went too far. I believe that a person's work should be protected from profit by others who copy it, but it should not be protected from copying by a person who has purchased a copyright. Maybe this is a fine distinction, but it's one I think is important and its why I think the DMCA should be repealed. I believe it falls under the doctrine of "Fair Use", which has been violated by the DMCA.

The game being played under the DMCA is the one that the film "Men in Black" made a joke of a few years ago when they said "Now everyone's going to have to buy the White Album again". It isn't all that funny in an age that rapidly obsoletes recording technology, we saw this in the transition between CD's and MP3's; the quality of the copy didn't change, only the format. The RIAA wanted everyone to buy the White Album again, even though it was easy to copy the digital CD to a computer and re-format it to MP3. The only value added was the format conversion; the CD didn't sound any better.

Now they're trying it again with DVDs and this time it looks like they'll succeed. It's robbery. If I have a physical copyright to the title "Men in Black" why shouldn't I be able to copy it to my computer? I own it!

Selling the copies is different. I believe that right should be retained by the artist and the artist should be compensated when the work is copied and sold.

So, is there a way for you and I to agree?

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