Veganism, or even vegetarianism, would go far to reduce childhood obesity, but getting some people to change what they eat is not an easy thing. It would be good though to see schools make one or both of those choices.
In Hawaii, Kaiser Permanente has stopped accepting new Medicaid patients, making it more difficult for those on the government-backed health insurance program to find doctors willing to admit them. In other words, “money is more important to us than your health!”
Will we ever get away from a government of, for and by the CORPORATION? In Hawaii, three island counties are appealing to have their laws appealed.
Different people identify themselves in different ways and according to how they identify themselves, they see a different purpose in life.
For instance, the vast majority of people identify themselves to be the body. They believe, “I am matter and that’s my identity.” And what would be the purpose of their existence? To enjoy.
Enjoying not only sensual pleasures but also feelings, sentiments, intellectual stimulation or even pseudo-spiritual pleasures, which are all centered around themselves. This is what most people in the world today perceive as their purpose in life.
Now this isn’t just philosophy in the sense that it has very practical effects in many, many different fields. For instance, people’s materialistic viewpoint – the way people identify themselves as the body and the way that they perceive the purpose of life as sense enjoyment – serves as the springboard of various social problems. So, lets just take one social issue – abortion.