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A 13 pamphlet series by 18th century Enlightenment philosopher/author Thomas Paine, published between 1776 to 1783 during and immediately following the American Revolution, gathered into one volume in 1882 by Moncure D. Conway. Each essay, plus 2 inserts, bolstered the morale of the American colonists to fight hard for their independence, appealed to the English to support the colonist's cause, clarified the issues at stake, and denounced any type of negotiated peace. Replete with quotable q ...
 
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Economists are predicting that one in six restaurants will be permanently closed as a result of the pandemic. Sadly, when progressive congregations emerge from our current sabbatical or at least our retreat to online only services, the casualty rate may be much higher than what has hit the restaurant business. Still, the progressive church was alre…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/wasteoftime Perhaps you've been lifting weights for a few years. But do you even look like you work out? Are you spending disproportionate amounts of hours exercising wasting your time? Many fitness “experts” defend weights and cardio like they are infallible, but where are the results? Why does almost nobody look even marg…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/vitamindpodcast My guest on today's podcast is a multi-time, incredibly popular repeat guest, and hosts one of the most popular alternative health website on the internet. He is my brilliant and controversial friend Dr. Joseph Mercola. Dr. Mercola has been a guest on many previous podcast episodes. Dr. Mercola just released…
 
In this part 2 of our 2 part series on Liver Emergencies we clear up the confusing balance between thrombosis and bleeding in liver patients, the elusive diagnosis of portal vein thrombosis, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis diagnosis and treatment and some tips and tricks on paracentesis with Walter Himmel and Brain Steinhart.... The post Ep 149 L…
 
How did wearing a mask to avoid spreading the Covid virus become a politically partisan issue? It has become apparent that one of the most difficult tasks ahead of the USA is learning again how to disagree without dividing the nation. For many of us, this isn't about politics, it is about ethics and being honest about both economics and science. It…
 
https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/fishoilpodcast After publishing my recent giant fish oil article , I've been getting plenty of questions about fish oil lately, including: -Based on human clinical research, what are the actual proven benefits of fish oil? -What kind of dosages/types of fish oil were used in studies? -Are there concerns about rancid…
 
News Flashes -Ireland's Supreme Court has ruled that bread sold by the fast food chain Subway contains so much sugar that it cannot be legally defined as bread...05:15 Cold water swimming may protect the brain from degenerative diseases like dementia, ...09:05 Cool! Ketones actually ...13:50 Listener Q&A: When To Do Blood Flow Restriction Training.…
 
Jimmy Wales used to joke that choosing to build Wikipedia on a non-profit, non-advertising model was either the best or worst decision he ever made—but he doesn’t joke about that anymore. “If you think about advertising-driven social media…it's driven them in many cases to prioritize agitation and argumentation in a negative sense over education an…
 
At the end of World War I, there was a hope that this had been the “war to end all wars.” Armistice Day was established to celebrate the agreements that they hoped would lead to an eternity of peace on the planet earth. It was only 30 years before the world was plunged into another global conflict that claimed even more lives. As horrific as wars a…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/futureofhealthcare Dr. David Rabin, MD, PhD, who first joined me for the episode "", is a neuroscientist, board-certified psychiatrist, health tech entrepreneur and inventor who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for nearly 15 years, particularly non-invasive therapies for treatment-resistant illnesses…
 
John Eldredge is a bestselling author, a counselor, and a teacher. He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own hearts in God’s love, and learn to live in God’s kingdom. John and his wife, Stasi, live near Colorado Springs, Colorado. John has written several books in the r…
 
In this 1st part of our 2 part series on Liver Emergencies Walter Himmel, Brian Steinhart and Anton discuss: What are the most important causes of acute liver failure that we need to identify in the ED so we can initiate timely treatment? What are some of the common medications we use in the ED that we should avoid in the liver patient? How should …
 
Despite Tuesday’s election results, Donald Trump received widespread support across the USA, signaling a tolerance for, and, in many cases, a celebration of, Trump’s performative fascism and a growing normalization of White nationalism. Understanding that the popularity of Trump is a symptom of these deeper problems in our society, we realize that …
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/wizard When it comes to essential oils, my guest on this podcast, Dr. Nick Berry, is a true wizard. He first joined me in the episode "", I have mentioned recently his and , along with some in my weekly roundup, and today's he's back for a fascinating podcast recorded at my home in Spokane, WA, where Nick arrived armed with…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/cbdfaq I've covered the basics of one of my favorite compounds - CBD, in many past popular podcasts and articles. But there are still many unanswered questions in the realm of CBD, including: -What is the difference between full spectrum vs. broad spectrum vs. CBD isolate and other forms of CBD? -What is the difference betw…
 
Edwidge Danticat left Haiti when she was 12, she says, but Haiti never left her. At 14 she began writing stories about the people and culture she loved, and now is an internationally acclaimed novelist and short story writer as well a MacArthur Genius Fellow. Rather than holding herself out as an expert or sociologist on Haiti, she seeks to treat h…
 
President Kennedy’s speech he was set to deliver on the very day when he was tragically assassinated included this plea to the nation, “let us not be petty when our cause is so great. Let us not quarrel amongst ourselves when our Nation’s future is at stake.” Every presidential election is important, but it is not an exaggeration to say that both g…
 
I recently read "". From a leading neurologist, neuroscientist and practitioner of Ayurvedic medicine, comes a rigorous scientific investigation of the healing power of sound, showing readers how they can use it to improve their mental and physical wellbeing. Why does a baby’s cry instantaneously flood a mother’s body with a myriad of stress hormon…
 
News Flashes – for more… for those of you concerned about so-called “anti-nutrients” in food...5:45 Be Careful How You Prepare Your Food: Advanced Glycation End Products Shorten Lifespan! ...22:45 Well, wow. Bodybuilding supplement promotes healthy aging and extends life span, (and turns out )...28:40 Spot reduction (AKA “regional fat loss”) appear…
 
In this month's EM Quick Hits podcast we have Salim Rezaie on clinical probability adjusted D-dimer for pulmonary embolism, Bourke Tillmann on ARDS for the ED Part 2, Brit Long & Michael Gottlieb on pharyngitis mimics, Justin Hensley on the many faces of barotrauma, Hans Rosenberg & Peter Johns on assessment of continuous vertigo and Justin Morgens…
 
The directors of the FBI and DHS have warned Congress that white supremacist, anarchist, and other armed militias pose a significant threat to American security. Our nation, unlike our peers in western democracies, has been held hostage to the gun industry which appears to be motivated by profits to the exclusion of concern about human life. It is …
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/croissantdiet My friend Ron Penna recently emailed me about a guy named Brad Marshall who... "...has a fascinating take on why we get fat called the ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species) Theory of Obesity and how ROS signaling as a result of eating saturated fats is critical for satiety. Provocative stuff and the more I read the mo…
 
-What's new in Ben and Luke's lives...6:05 -Why Ben and Luke are drawn to writing books and hosting podcasts...21:20 -Living a life without asking, "What now?"...24:55 -The need for young men to undergo rites of passage into adulthood...34:25 -Ben's experiences with plant medicines...55:30 -How Luke changed his perspective on psychedelics...1:05:05…
 
Michael Kremer is best known for his academic work researching global poverty, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2019 along with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee. Less known is that he is also the founder of five non-profits and in the process of creating a sixth. And Kremer doesn’t see anything unusual about embodying the dual archetype…
 
Power begets power and institutions that are rife with power will increasingly resist change, reform, or moral responsibility. An excellent example of this is the perception that protesting police killings and violence as being inherently “anti-police” just as protesting the Catholic Church’s history of hiding pedophilia as well as the rape and for…
 
Ben underwent an intensive series of tests for his heart at the Atelier Health facility in Los Angeles this past summer. In part 1 of this episode, you'll follow the tests in real time, including the amusing banter between Ben and the docs who did the tests. Then in Part 2, Ben and Dr. Lam Dandillaya review the results of the tests. Extensive show …
 
We're not dead yet, but we need your help. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to sell our church building, but we are still online and plan to return to an in-person presence once it is safe to do so. Making that happen requires your help. Please consider donating by visiting http://spfccc.org or mailing a check to: Community Christian Church PO B…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/christianpsychedelic My guest on today's show, Paul Risse, is not only a Christian who has a history with the use of psychedelics, but is also a husband, father, and a bit of modern Renaissance man. He was a personal trainer on ABC's Extreme Makeover TV show in L.A., and Personal Trainer, Chef, Life Coach for "Average Joe o…
 
In this podcast, Part 2 of our diabetic emergencies series with Melanie Baimel, Bourke Tillmann and Leeor Sommer, we dive into the recognition and ED management of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State (HHS). We answer questions such as: how does one differentiate DKA from HHS clinically? How do patients with HHS become hyperglycemic, dry and altered? W…
 
A civilization’s shared myths account for why things are the way they are. They can bolster loyalty to a religion or a nation, and they can excuse class and race privilege. Ancient Hebrew scriptures claim that God gave them a land where other nations were already living just as America’s “manifest destiny” excused genocide and pathological land the…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/mattandben He's back! Not only is one of my most popular guests of all time, Dr. Matt Cook back on today's show, but he is joined by the CEO of BioReset Medical, Barb Branaman, along with my wife Jessa Greenfield - both of whom put Matt and I in the hotseat with a host of questions inspired by Tim Ferriss's "Tools Of Titans…
 
Audrey Tang began reading classical works like the Shūjīng and Tao Te Ching at the age of 5 and learned the programming language Perl at the age of 12. Now, the autodidact and self-described “conservative anarchist” is a software engineer and the first non-binary digital minister of Taiwan. Their work focuses on how social and digital technologies …
 
Faith is typically based on “belief” and science is based on objective research and analysis. In this address, written for the Malvern (United Kingdom) Science and Faith conference, Dr. Ray discusses the concept of “evidence based faith,” attempting to rank our beliefs based on Bayes’ Theorem of probability analysis. This invites communities of fai…
 
Can those fancy vibration platforms at your health club or gym really help you burn fat or lose weight, and is there any research behind that? Is there any significant hormonal response to whole body vibration (WBV)? What is the effect of vibration training on cardiovascular fitness, and how would it be used for that? Any effect on lymph fluid or i…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/418 News Flashes – for more… Aside from the fact that only one sentence from this entire article is actually true, and it’s quite entertaining. ...4:10 Wow. ...7:15 Can a carnivore diet provide all essential nutrients? ...10:23 Interesting that an anti-aging effect was quite noticeable by ...13:37 What happens when you mix …
 
In this first part of our 2-part podcast on DKA and HHS, Drs Melanie Baimel, Bourke Tillman and Leeor Sommer discuss the importance of identifying the underlying cause or trigger in DKA patients, the pitfall of ruling out DKA in patients with normal pH or normal serum glucose, how to close the gap effectively, why stopping the insulin infusion is a…
 
The late Congressman John Lewis wrote what could be his own eulogy in the essay he wrote to be published posthumously in the New York Times. He called on “ordinary people” to be willing to get into “good trouble.” Of course, the sins of racism, oppression, and enslavement were not creations of black culture. These were white inventions and as such,…
 
Abel James is a New York Times Bestselling Author, Musician, and Online Creator. He’s host of the award-winning Fat-Burning Man Show, rated as Apple’s #1 Health Podcast in 8 countries with over 50 million downloads and 2000+ 5-star reviews. A “Coach to the coaches,” Abel has worked with thousands of people across the world to optimize performance, …
 
is a massive book that I just finished (and briefly alluded to in my post ). This highly controversial book will explain what really makes you ill and why everything you thought you knew about disease is wrong, based on Voltaire's quote that: "Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know les…
 
To Alex Ross, good music critics must be well-rounded and have command of neighboring cultural areas. “When you're writing about opera, you're writing about literature as well as music, you're writing about staging, theater ideas, as well as music,” says the veteran music journalist and staff writer for The New Yorker. His most recent book, Wagneri…
 
Politics and profit have tremendous influence over which foods we eat, especially the poor because almost all government agricultural subsidies go to beef, dairy, and grain production and less than 1% supports growing green vegetables and fruits. The biblical narrative about the birthday party given for Herod concludes with the head of John the Bap…
 
James Altucher is a fascinating guy. He is an American hedge-fund manager, author, podcaster and entrepreneur who has founded or cofounded over 20 companies. He has published , including the really great books "" and "", and he is a contributor to publications including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, and The Huffington Po…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/mineralspodcast My guest on this podcast is Barton Scott, who is a chemical engineer, nutritionist, and the founder of , a wellness nanotech company for performance and longevity, with a focus on correcting mineral deficiency. Barton pioneered a new category of supplementation to increase health span, focus, blood sugar man…
 
In this month's EM Quick Hits podcast, Anand Swaminathan on postpartum hemorrhage, Justin Morgenstern on phenobarbital in pediatric status epilepticus, Michelle Klaiman on managed alcohol programs, Andrew Petrosoniak on traumatic cardiac arrest, Brit Long on cholangitis pearls and pitfalls and Bourke Tillman on ED approach to ARDS... The post EM Qu…
 
While protests verge on becoming riots in our city streets in response to multiple murders of unarmed black men at the hands of our cities' police, we must focus on how to pull racism out of our culture by the roots. Many of us find the common placement of Confederate monuments and the names of leading Confederates and KKK members on universities a…
 
bengreenfieldfitness.com/moonshotman Naveen Jain is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world's biggest challenges through innovation. A man who knows no limits, Naveen pushes big dreams into action, spurring massive cultural and technological change. His audacious vision and magnetic personality continually inspires others to fo…
 
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