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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Marginalizing Megadosing Mammals
A Special Report Leaked from the World Headquarters Of Pharmaceutical Politicians, Educators, and Reporters
by Andrew W. Saul, Editor
(OMNS Nov 21, 2014) We appear to have intercepted another confidential memo from the World Headquarters Of Pharmaceutical Politicians, Educators, and Reporters (WHOPPER). It reads:
"All right, who leaked this?
"We very nearly had the public completely fooled about vitamin C, and Heaven knows we fooled the media decades ago. And now this, starting to go viral on the internet:
And in case the image did not display, here it is again:
"It's true. Sure it's true. But that is not the point. Will you people ever get it? Truth does not matter. Money does. Healing people with vitamins makes sense, but it doesn't make dollars.
"In nature, monkeys and other simian primates eat huge quantities of vitamin C. Naturally. And the public never heard about this. Of course: we made very sure they didn't. As filling up a hungry toddler with chocolates spoils his appetite for salad, we filled up the public's mind with our flagship Big Lie: "Vitamins kill. Don't take them." This has admirably set up a terrified populace to take any damn drug we tell them to.
"And it has been a spectacular, rip-roaring success. Consider annual sales figures:
Vitamin industry sales: $11billion/year (high estimate)
"Must we review our cardinal rules yet again?
"And one more thing: please be sure to destroy this memo after you have read it."
(OMNS editor Andrew W. Saul has honored readers' requests by publishing this latest WHOPPER satire. He has honored many other readers' requests by having not done so since the first of April, 2012.)
For further information:
How to Determine a Therapeutic Dose of Vitamin C, by Robert F. Cathcart, MD
Why a Sick Body Needs So Much Vitamin C, by Robert F. Cathcart, MD
Are Tropical Fish in Danger of Getting Kidney Stones from Vitamin C? They Make So Much More than the RDA
Previous "WHOPPER" reports:
Selective Evidence Based Medicine Takes a New Turn
How to Fool All of the People All of the Time
How to Destroy Confidence in Vitamins When You Do Not Have the Facts
Multivitamins Dangerous? Latest News from the World Headquarters Of Pharmaceutical Politicians, Educators and Reporters
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