Investigative reporter Randall Fitzgerald believes that the interaction of synthetic chemicals is wreaking havoc on human health and weakening people's immune systems. "We're all guinea pigs" in a vast chemical experiment, he said, arguing that western medicine is based on a synthetic paradigm in which ailments are treated by non-natural drugs that cause side effects, which in turn need to be remedied by more medications.
He pointed out deceptions in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries and shared his findings:
Fitzgerald said there are a number of things a person can do to deal with living in a toxic environment:
Appearing briefly at the start of the show, planetary scientist Dan Durda commented on an Earth protection plan, to deflect incoming asteroids using other asteroids. Because of the labor intensiveness of such a scheme, he declared it to be impractical.
Volcanologist R.B. Trombley joined the show during the first half hour to report on volcanoes in the Philippines and Indonesia. He also discussed the possibility of an eruption at Yellowstone.
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