The Battle of Darkness & Light
Tue Jan 13 15:27:27 2004
The Battle of Darkness & Light
Copyright © 2003 by Mary Sparrowdancer, 2003-12-14
It was due to my growing concerns about our country's growing health problems as
well as the erosion of our civil liberties that, in November of 2002, I
published a paper focusing upon both of these issues and spoke about them on
several radio programs. The paper quietly made its way through Washington, D.C.,
and then around the world.
The paper detailed the "revolving door" in Washington, D.C., an apparent
turnstile between private industries and the United States government. Through
this invisible door, industry managers pass directly into the very agencies that
govern industry — the government's food, drug, agricultural and chemical
regulatory departments — in order to influence regulations or speed the approval
of their company's products. The paper, "Let Them Eat Anything," showed this
unholy alliance, the conflict of interest that has contributed to a mounting
epidemic of health problems in the United States. (1)
I expected the paper to provoke comments, but I did not expect it to result in
my being contacted by a nutrition expert who had worked in the USDA. She called
to thank me for writing the paper. Incredibly, because light was the topic of my
previous book detailing a personal Near Death Experience and ongoing,
unexplained encounters with light phenomena, in an example of incomparable
synchronicity, the name of the former USDA expert who contacted me was Luise
I read the first email I received from Luise Light with a sense of astonishment.
Luise had been the former team leader and Special Nutrition Assistant to USDA's
Carol Tucker Foreman — who is described as "a prominent food safety advocate" by
Eric Schlosser in his best-selling book, Fast Food Nation.
From her personal experience, Dr. Light confirmed not only the revolving door I
had described in my paper, but in addition, the corruption within the
"government" taking place just on the other side of that door. Here, from an
eyewitness, came the truth that individuals representing corporations are not
only holding key government positions, they have also been determining which
studies are done, who receives grants, and they have been "adjusting" the
reports in order to create a false sense of security about their favored
products and services.
With the promise of corporate gain and personal profit, the industry
"representatives" have been making important decisions affecting all of us
profoundly. For the most part, the general public has been unaware of this
partnership between private business and our publicly funded federal government.
Of special interest to Luise was what I had presented as the "absurd American
food pyramid" — a dietary guide that first came out in the 1980s, and in which
our "government" recommended starch as the foundation of our diet. This was of
particular interest to Luise because, as I read in awe, it was she and her team
of nutrition experts who had created the concept of the food pyramid — but with
a very major twist. The real food pyramid, Luise wrote, was completely different
from the "adjusted" pyramid that was distributed to an unsuspecting American
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