a sharp object, a parasite, even damage,
that makes its way into the body of a mussel,
but the mussel can’t manage to eject it.
while the mussel is feeding or breathing
and to reduce the resulting irritation,
the mollusk begins by secreting
and these accreting layers of nacre
make up the body of a pearl,
once so very rare and sought after.
induced by artificial irritation,
seeded via the insertion of a bead
to allow mass, commerical pearl cultivation.
for culturing pearls within a population
used as a cultural medium and seeded
for the wealth-producing irritation created.
while The People are feeding or breathing,
dispensed into the food, air and water supply
or injected as part of childhood vaccines.
over 77,000 manufactured in North America. In fact,
with a thousand new chemicals introduced every year,
it’s no wonder 4 to 8 hundred are found stored in our fat.
and over 3,000 wind up in the food itself,
to improve appearance and taste and preserve flavor
and boost profit via longer life on the shelf:
vegetable gums, emulsifiers, flour treatment agents,
agents for firming and gelling, for “improving” and for glazing,
mineral salts, anti-oxidants, sequestrants and humectants,
and this is just what goes into the food we’re eating.
and our lungs are continuously awash in
a vast internal and exterior ocean
of ubiquitous environmental toxins:
insecticides, herbicides, VOCs,
asbestos, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, dioxins,
chloroform, chlorothonal, sulfur dioxide,
bromate, halo-acetic acid, nitrates, aldrin,
MTBE, antibiotics, fertilizers, chlordane,
mercury, Strontium-90, depleted uranium,
tobacco, organophosphates, formaldehyde.
via environmental delivery systems
and more than one of these substances is
“reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.”
and “dusted” over forest, farm and swamp land,
more insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and fertilizers
used in our homes, on our lawns and in our gardens.
water bottles and storage containers,
matress pads and shower curtains,
and to lengthen the life of synthetic fragrances.
perfume and “feminine care” products,
antiperspirants, nail polish,
cosmetics, dental amalgams and eye drops,
pacifiers, toys, diapers and nipples,
computer and TV housings, tools,
CDs, smart phones and coffee filters,
laundry and dishwashing detergents,
non-stick cookware, juice boxes, tissues,
dry cleaned clothing and moth repellant,
used to make kitchen cabinets,
household cleaners, air fresheners,
varnishes, car interiors and cameras,
to cut costs in childhood vaccines,
and which accumulates in fish
in portions containing fats and protein,
to airplane cabins on Asian routes,
with interior surfaces treated with pyrethroids
banned in many countries for industrial use,
in industrial production processes,
agricultural and livestock operations runoff laced with
feces, fertilizers, pesticides, hormones and antibiotics,
steel factories and chemical plants,
pulp mills, coal mines, food processors,
sewage and waste treatment plants,
parking lots, car washes and logging operations,
floors, ceilings, water pipes and heating ducts
releasing fibers from crumbling asbestos insulation,
acid rain from industrial release of sulfur dioxide,
landfills, gasoline additives, secondhand smoke,
exhaust from millions of cars on America’s highways.
are sprayed directly on vegetables and fruits
and due to contaminated water runoff,
suck up more of these poisons through their roots.
and 90% of fungicides, according to the EPA,
are carcinogenic and their residue’s been detected
in 50 to 95% of the food supply in the USA.
of all the animals we eat, in fact,
95% of human exposure to dioxin
comes from ingesting commercial animal fat.
are two to five times those found outside,
due to all the household products and plastics
drowning us in an inescapable toxic chemical tide.
are petroleum-based and/or plasticized products.
The smell will make your eyes water and your head ache,
not to mention what it’s doing to your lungs.
primarily by means of bioaccumulation,
in which toxins are absorbed by an organism
faster than its body can eliminate them.
Big fish eat contaminated small fish.
Meat animals ingest chlorine, hormones,
pesticides, fertilizers and antibitotics.
like the brain and fat,which is marbled through meat.
The people eat the fish and the animals
and their soft tissues continue to bioaccumulate.
can be lethal over a period of time,
since bioaccumulation continues the concentration
and workers’ bodily levels of toxic chemicals climb.
persist as poisons throughout the environment.
The greater the toxin’s half life, the greater the risk
though toxin levels may be low as a relative percent.
from efficient conversion of sugars to energy,
so sugars are stored in fat cells
and contribute to the epidemic of obesity.
with systemic organophosphate insecticides
that made the whole body a toxic killing medium
to rid the animal of unwanted parasites.
of these organophosphates than any other country,
and subsequently had the world’s highest rate
of Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis.
have a powerful estrogenic effect
and are particularly dangerous to children
since they induce alterations in sexual development.
the increased incidence of male reproductive problems –
hypospadias, enlarged prostates, and in the last 50 years,
a 50% human sperm count reduction.
a component of polycarbonate plastics especially,
may be instigating an epidemic of early onset puberty,
more girls born than boys and a downturn in fertility.
quietly waiting, bioaccumulating layers,
steadily growing, accreting slowly,
’til toxicity produces the pearl that is favored:
enzyme disfunction, problems with vision,
liver and kidney damage, asbestosis,
abnormal heart rhythms, cysts, tumors and lesions,
chronic viral infections, depression of the immune system,
Alzheimer’s, depression, ADHD,
reproductive disorders, impaired fetal brain development,
malformation of sex organs, myriad cancers,
enlarged prostate, fluid in the lungs, blood vessel damage.
not only for the corporations that do the seeding,
but for harvesters who diagnose and perform
the subsequent task of grim reaping
office visits, hospital stays, long term care and prostheses,
“disease” management, public relations, remedial and special education,
the entire credit card, banking and financial industries,
nursing and funeral home chains, lobbying functionaries,
fertility clinics, lawyers, politicians, makers of phramaceuticals,
gynecologists, psychiatrists, otolaryngologists,
anesthesiologists, radiologists, fertility specialists,
opthalmologists, hematologists, oncologists, pediatricians,
physical therapists, orthopedists, internists and endocrinologists.
to mere triage and disease husbandry
as physicians tend to acculturated injuries
as if they followed disease etiology.
Cures only short circuit profit creation,
which comes with stretching out suffering
with newer, costlier, more toxic medications.
through policies that sabotage prevention
and so many industrial poisons are so widely dispersed
their effects are known only by use on those exposed to them.
the price for living in a deregulated society,
the no-holds-barred, free-for-all melee
of capitalist ultimate fighting mentality.
into the air, the Earth and the water
and also use waste as a product component
so even corporate excrement generates profit.
they force Americans into corporate coprophagia
and charge us for the privilege of eating,
drinking and breathing their posionous garbage.
against depraved, indifferent corporate “need”.
The outcome’s no contest, because like Kissinger said
most of us are disposable “useless eaters.”
on corporate pearl-producing plantations,
they’re appointed to oversee those same industries
by criminally craven U.S. Administrations.
of the United States Chamber of Commerce
as are 99% of “our” Senators and Representatives
bought by industry to serve them in “our” Congress.
which many of us use to pay for medical treatment
of the pearls cultivated by callous corporations,
metastasize into unmanagable debt.
a mere corporate cultural medium,
suitably prepared by their advertising
for cultivation and subsequent seeding
via this seeding, irritation and “disease” accretion
of fabulously remunerative cultured pearls
through these nefarious “horticultural” techniques
we live in their poisonous, profit-based world
where the air, the water, even the food we eat
creates the cold, cruel beauty of cultured Black Pearls.