Monday, March 20, 2006

S.O.D.O.M. - I

The S.O.D.O.M. files (short for Statehood Oppressive, Dying Of Madness) are dedicated to exposing elements of the U.S. government, politics, law, and so forth that are destroying our nation and people. It is, in other words, something of a record of the fall of the United States as it descends into a pit of economic futility, social oppression, moral outrage, injustice, legislative absurdity, and where liberty and right is violated and destroyed. Welcome to the nation of the Burning Towers.

Today's feature comes from the author of "Jurassic Park", Michael Chrichton, and discusses one aspect of the absurdity that our government is enforcing on us in terms of "intellectual property".

This Essay Breaks the Law
Published: March 19, 2006

• The Earth revolves around the Sun.
• The speed of light is a constant.
• Apples fall to earth because of gravity.
• Elevated blood sugar is linked to diabetes.
• Elevated uric acid is linked to gout.
• Elevated homocysteine is linked to heart disease.
• Elevated homocysteine is linked to B-12 deficiency, so doctors should test homocysteine levels to see whether the patient needs vitamins.

ACTUALLY, I can't make that last statement. A corporation has patented that fact, and demands a royalty for its use. Anyone who makes the fact public and encourages doctors to test for the condition and treat it can be sued for royalty fees...
Read more.


Anonymous Andrea Mayer said...

I never knew that an entity could patent a truth- wow. Yes, our society is going down the drain, and I think it's in part, because our foundation has cracks; "life, liberty, and the persuit of happiness." Now I love to be happy, but when that's one of our top three goals in life, and community/ coexistence/ relationships/helping others/ working together/etc, in any form, is not expressed (because all three are specifically about self; are individualistic), then we have issues.

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