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Packed Up and Ready to Go

Friends, as some of you know, Samantha's sister was diagnosed with cancer a few weeks ago, and given 3-6 months to live.

As most of us around here know, thanks in part to stillwater's epic alternative cancer post, that kind of a sentence is by no means set in stone. In fact, for reasons completely unrelated to cancer, I spent two weeks at the Ann Wigmore Institute in Puerto Rico over the summer and I learned so much about enzyme nutrition and the powerful healing properties of a raw, plant based diet.

Tomorrow we're leaving for Taiwan to be with Sam's sister, to help support her on this journey. In the big red suitcase we've got a new Omega 8006 juicer and a Vitamix, neither of which is easy to obtain in Taiwan.

I want to thank you for your prayers, the information, and all of the support in general.

The Daily Paul has been a great blessing to me. Thank you all. In a few days, I'll check back in from the other side of the world (the time difference is exactly 12 hours).

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This cover communicates

This cover communicates something I want to learn more about. It looks like a chess piece in the negative space, between the people.

The chess piece is what I first saw. I saw nothing else, not even the title. Just bam, chess piece.

If that book's cover and its subject interest you, you'll like this book I recommended in the DP book list thread. As Word Play's cover is insightful, so is the cover of the book I recommended.

Language and logic, the same substance but different appearance. One activity is the short version of the other. One activity is the expression of the other: A:B::B:A. Each version clears away confusion the other version caused. Balance, good. Out of balance, bad.

Michael, colons weren't available to use in screen names when I became a DPer. Are they available now? If they are, how can I change my name? I'd like it to be what I wanted, A:B::B:A, which stands for This is to That as That is to This, the verbal denotation of relationship.


Concerning the reason for your travel, if you sister in law has had dentistry work, consult the dentistry section in stillwater's health post. In this old comment of mine is a list of truthful dentistry books (including a title of a video) and a sentence I wrote to you. Other videos are in still's health post. Recently I made this comment in that post. It's about jaw bone necrosis dentistry causes, mostly from vasso constriction anesthesias.

Oh, among a few book titles I didn't put on the list (but will inform you about, so just ask if you want to know) is the following title because I wanted to hide it until I got the copy of it I wanted. I bought it this summer. I discovered the copy in question in fall of 2009. This copy was expensive and because of my knowledge, I had to have this book and couldn't risk someone with less knowledge than mine on this subject and likely who didn't experience dentistry how I did get hold of that copy. So I knew I had to keep mum about this book, but I did hint at it a few times on the DP. That silence was half the battle. The other half was attrition and hope: The book was priced high, keeping everyone away from it. If anyone came along with the appreciation of this book especially when compared to any other truthful dentistry book, that person would've known the book's price was fair. The book is the best truthful dentistry book, even better than Weston Price's two-volume, 1,176 page book. That book: Death and Dentistry, 1940, by Martin H. Fischer, MD. Good luck, Michael.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

Leave your copy in Taiwan.

As a gift to the culture divide.

You will be able to gain another copy when you get back,

as you will have wanted to, anyway.


even Teddy Roosevelt disdained pandas

Hop skip and jump through this title...

it's no cover-to-cover book.

Fly safely :)

even Teddy Roosevelt disdained pandas

Michael Nystrom's picture

I will write a note to remember that

Chris, I've been in a sort of stupor, and I've bought many books. I go to Goodwill for my retail therapy.

Books used to be .99 paperback / $1.99 hardback.

That was acceptable. Now its gone up to $1.99 / $2.99, and it gets a little expensive buying these books I'm never going to read.

And there's another bookstore, where it is 1/2 off cover, and with credit, it is 1/2 off again (but they're used - but decently recent).

But I still buy more than I can read. It is sort of an addiction. Kind of a paranoid hoarding of sorts, in the event that the internet really does go down.

Can you imagine how isolated you'd be? At least I'll have a ton of books I've never read.

But I'll make a note right now to bring that.

I've got room for a book from a friend.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Paperbacks are still a quarter here!

We have a flood of books! What a Shame!

Travel well may each mile hold a memory!

even Teddy Roosevelt disdained pandas

Dear Michael,

I will pray for all your family during this difficult time.

I'm here too!

I'm in China in the Fujian province, just a quick boat ride from Taiwan. Taiwan is exporting many great ideas/programs about cancer here. Check out something called 'spinning'. Participants literally spin in circles for about an hour (not on a bicycle). You learn the technique in such a way that you do not get dizzy. It is supposed to help the patient let go of any stuff on the mental/spiritual level that is promoting the cancer. Its really quite amazing. I've seen hundreds of people doing it at once. They put trash cans around the edges and cancer patient will go over and throw up from time to time - literally throwing up the cancerous stuff that their spirit needs to release to help detox the mind and spirit. I practice Chinese Medicine and living in China has been a mind blowing experience to understand that the USA food knowledge is a fraction of what the Asian cultures understand. Best wishes with your journey! One thing to note: nobody in China eats raw. They heat the food and drink so your stomach does not have to deplete energy doing this. Most people with cancer have cold bodies, so the key is to promote warmth in the body. Cold = dead. Warm = alive.

I'm bookmarking this entire thread--

but I am fascinated with what you have to say--

keep posting, please.

What do you think about kundalini?


thank you--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

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Thanks very much

Very interesting, though Ann Wigmore would disagree with Chinese Wisdom on the last point. And of course, I have great respect for much of Chinese Wisdom.

But Dr. Ann would say:

cooked = enzymes dead = dead. Raw = living enzymes = living food = living body.

But thank you very much for the information!

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Godspeed Michael

...and know this:
..... you are not alone.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

Michael Nystrom's picture

Thank you

That means a lot to me.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Peace be with you.

Several podcasts on nutritional cures for cancer.

Some of Wallach's product kill human cancer cells in vitro.

100,000 ORAC points a day, 6 Cell Shield capsules.

One bottle per 50 body weight of Ultimate Selenium.

1500mg Omega-3 per day and 3 soft boiled or poached in butter per 100 pounds body wright. An Egg builds a new chick, helps rebuild human tissue also.

No fried foods. No plant oils. They turn into transfats which are toxic. No meats processed with nitrites or nitrates.

Juices and soups are great!

Free includes debt-free!

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Paul, have you seen it work?

I have personally never seen any of these work, first hand. The closest I've come is hearing stories from others, who I trust completely, and do not doubt.

But what I'm there for is to see it, up close, from the front row, as a participant in the struggle, cheering her on, and seeing victory.

Like Tom Brady and that no-name rookie Kembrell Thomkins (you bet I remember his name now!) last week, pulling off that unbelievable finish with 5 seconds left. I'll tell you what I loved about Week 6 for the Pats: The Pats were left for dead with 3 minutes left. And failed, and failed, and failed, and failed, and failed, and then, suddenly, turned, the, tide, just, like, that.

And they won. It happens.

Honestly, things don't sound too good. But really, I'm flying into a storm. Poor visibility ahead.

Can you imagine? 36 hours from now, my whole world changes completely. Biggest disadvantage to me. No English

You cannot imagine how debilitating that is.

It gives me a lot more compassion for those that some around here flippantly call "illegals." As if they weren't even human.

Being a foreigner is a position of great vulnerability (or great power).

- - - - -

Luckily, Sam's sister May speaks very good English. She studied in London, at the London School of Economics. Samantha graduated from Oxford, and is on the faculty of Harvard. That is probably something that most people here don't know about me.

Our perceptions of one another here are very one dimensional, mostly.

But I haven't wanted to share that information, for fear of being attacked: Nystrom's wife is at Harvard! She must be a globalist blah-blah-blah.

Isn't that crazy? I'm afraid of getting emotionally mugged on the Daily Paul. It is my funking website! Not really a safe place, really. That one new poster hit it on the head:

"New here - a bit intimidated"

Yeah, me too.

New me crawling out. Molting. I can feel it.

New here. A bit intimidated.

Anyway, I've been cleaning up. And I'm going to continue to clean up.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

I don't think Harvard is bad--

a lot of good things have come out of Harvard. I tried to get in; they were interested in me, actually; it was my life's dream to go there (graduate school)--


something dramatic happened in my life and I ended up leaving the U.S. for a while instead; it was good. It was all good.

I'm sorry you've been afraid to share that, Michael.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--


I've always believed there are good people and bad people in ALL walks of life. I don't buy into the ALL Masons (or whatever group is mentioned) are bad/evil nonsense.

I freely use the "illegals" term, but by no means do I consider them not even human. I know many are just trying to improve their lot, take care of their families back home, etc. I do get angry at those who so arrogantly disrespect our laws. I also do get angry that they are rewarded for their illegal actions, when there are U.S. citizens who need help FIRST. This does not mean that I agree with the 'hand-out' system (the whole thing needs overhauled), just that if there are going to be hand-outs, they I think they 'should' be given to my countrymen first. Ditto with the foreign aid argument.

I think it took a lot of courage for you to admit you feel intimidated at your own site. I don't envy you this calling. I try to be fair and believe in the rights of those with whom I disagree; however, I would NOT want the responsibility/karma...in deciding who stays and who goes. Who is a real person, just one with dissenting views...and who is a paid shill?! Who is here just to cause trouble? No, thank you.

Your 'molting' comment reminded me of one of my favorite quotes by poet, Anais Nin:

"...and the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom..."

It appears you're blossoming, Michael. May 'we' all let ourselves blossom!

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Ron Paul 2012...and beyond

I have seen gray hair turn

I have seen gray hair turn dark, varicose veins smoothed, hemorrhoids remedied, diabetes reversed, mental issues overcome, joint disease reversed, sense of smell recovered and cataracts cleared.

Wallach's wife was born and educated in the People's Republic of China and was a guest MD at Harvard for a time.

Their book Rare Earth's Forbidden Cure referenced 297 major scientific papers.

I want to get their Let's Play Doctor and Immortality.

Everything I have tried or recommended has worked as advertised, but I've no experience with cancer.

The anti-carcinogenic properties of selenium was first recognized in 1912 and verified in 1989.

Zradical is a fucoidon based product and Oradical and oxygen rich source that promote cell death in runaway cells (cancer cells).

Herbal Rainforest helps clear the liver and intestines of the cancer demolition debris. Coffee enemas work from the bottom. I have used it safely for over a year, nutrition is key.

Of course, I offer solutions. You know, it's a guy thing. But I am tolerant. People are my species.

Karma suggests the I judge as I would be judged. Human nature tempts one not to sacrifice prejudice.

But I always have and always will consider you my friend. I am at your service.

But I will not give you false hope but this musical token:

Go not outside. Truth dwells in the inner man. Seek that by which reason's light itself is lit.

Best wishes, Michael

Free includes debt-free!

I'm still thinking about you recommendation to eat ashes--


Not laughing at the concept but at how it has stuck in my aging brain--


fact is, both of us are not gray yet, and we're in our 60s.

We're working on a LOT of things right now--

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

Ashes are tasty if the plant absorbs them first.

I get the 60 essential minerals from a mix I buy and drink with the 28 other vitamin co-factors.

Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids I take separately.

The chick is built from an egg, so I eat 4 eggs a day, soft poached in butter or soft boiled.

Smokers tend to get grey and wrinkly, copper is needed by the liver to break down nicotine.

Do you have copper water pipes? I really started turning grey when I replaced copper pipes with plastic.

Free includes debt-free!

You're in a difficult situation my friend,

Your hands are tied behind your back. Hopefully the oncologist is not American trained. I've personally experienced DCA and know it "worked" fast, but you don't know me from Adam and I don't think you would trust me unless you did.

Wishing you and your family the very best.

The Vitamix should be ideal for getting all the necessary plants and nutrients ground into one easy to swallow and digest drink. Have a safe trip. Know we are sending our most positive vibes and prayers along with you.

Been praying for May

Hope you have a nice trip and that there is healing in abundance.

Freedom is not: doing everything you want to.
Freedom is: not having to do what you don't want to do.
~ Joyce Meyer


praying for your sil and your flight. I am on an email loop by this man. Not sure if you have seen his video. I think I may have seen it here not to long ago. He beat his cancer on a raw food diet. He also has many people that write to him telling how they have beat their cancers also.


Seven part video: "Cancer - the Raw Truth"

by Robert Morse, ND. I can't recommend it enough to you. Perhaps you will have time while traveling to watch it. Good luck, Michael. "God speed".

Michael Nystrom's picture

Thank you Lao Tzua

I will.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

He's a raw food advocate, and naturopath.

His videos are amazing - and very spiritual. Hope your trip is going well.

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Have a safe trip

Michael and I will keep your sister in law in my prayers. There are a lot of good alternate therapies out there, and although you may already be aware, G. Edward Griffin has documented quite a few of them on his site (www.realityzone.com). Hope all goes well.

Please have a safe trip Michael

I hope things are much better when you get there Sir.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.