Gov’t panel urges ‘plant-based’ diet, taxes on sweets

Newsdesk International

Careful folks, big brother is watching. The federal committee responsible for nutrition guidelines is calling for the adoption of “plant-based” diets, taxes on dessert, trained obesity “interventionists” at worksites, and electronic monitoring of how long Americans sit in front of the television.

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Why I Want the Right to be Unhappy.

The Commentaries

     Allow me to open this with an excerpt from “A Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley.

     “…..Isn’t there something in living dangerously?’

     “There’s a great deal in it,” the Controller replied. Men and women must have their adrenals stimulated from time to time.”

     “What?” questioned the Savage, uncomprehending.

     “It’s one of the conditions of perfect health. That’s why we’ve made the V.P.S. treatments compulsory.”

     “V.P.S.?”

     “Violent Passion Surrogate. Regularly once a month. We flood the whole system with adrenin. It’s the complete physiological equivalent of fear and rage. All the tonic effects of murdering Desdemona and being murdered by Othello, without any of the inconveniences.”

     “But I like the inconveniences.”

     “We don’t,” said the Controller. “We prefer to do things comfortably.”

     “But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I…

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