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  • Ben shared from Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers by David Perlmutter
    The two biggest ones: (1) a low-fat, high-carb diet is good, and (2) cholesterol is bad.
    Note: The two biggest [myths]: (1) a low-fat, high-carb diet is good, and (2) cholesterol is bad.
  • Ben shared from Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers by David Perlmutter
    New estimates indicate that Alzheimer’s will likely affect 100 million people by 2050, a crippling number for our health care system and one that will dwarf our obesity epidemic.
    Note: New estimates indicate that Alzheimer’s will likely affect 100 million people by 2050
  • Ben shared from Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers by David Perlmutter
    those with diabetes are at least twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
    Note: diabetics 2x more likely to develop Alzheimers
  • Ben shared from Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers by David Perlmutter
    There is little doubt that one of the largest and most wide-reaching events in the ultimate decline of brain health in modern society has been the introduction of wheat grain into the human diet.
    Note: From Grain Brain.
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    the fact that sex leads to having children—who need the love and security that parents provide—makes it crystal clear to the un-confused mind that God intends for only married people to have sex.
    Note: Which iswhy contraception is problematic: it separates procreation from the act.
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    human beings are born with what amounts to a dual nature—a lower, prideful, selfish, hell-bent animal nature we inherit (rooted in what Christianity calls original sin), but also a higher, nobler, conscience-driven, heaven-oriented nature.
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    the spiritual view of sex—particularly the Judeo-Christian view—is radically different from the mechanistic, secular, or pagan view of sex.
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    • Homosexual sex, a generation ago, was widely considered both immoral and pathological. Today it’s enshrined as a constitutional right and the hallmark of a new “protected class.” Government schools nationwide teach children as young as five that homosexuality is normal and that disagreeing with this viewpoint brands you as an intolerant “hater.” The popular culture always portrays homosexuals sympathetically and often as heroes. America’s bedrock institutions—from its legal system to the news media, from its schools to its churches—are rapidly reversing millennia of traditional...
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    MARRIAGE IS indeed a divine institution—something created by and provided for by God. Not only for the propagation of the species, but so that men and women could discover what real love is—not just the love that brings children into the world, but the love that enables us to experience betrayal and yet not hate, the love that learns to forgive, that learns to be strong and to stand up for what’s right, that learns to delay gratification—in other words, the love that makes us fully human.
  • Ben shared from The Marketing of Evil by David Kupelian
    In truth, there is no genuine civil marriage in America anymore. The contract part of the marriage contract is nonexistent. After all, how can two parties enter into a contract, and yet either party has the power to end that contract at any time, for any reason, whether or not the other party agrees? Obviously, there never was a true contract, a binding agreement, in the first place.

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(Tulsa, OK, United States)
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