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D.M. Murdock (Acharya S)
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Okay, here we go. Unfortunately, it needs to be done - and ASAP! - so if anyone can assist in any way, whether by direct donation or by sharing this link around, please know that I will love you forever! :)

Please be sure to click through the link and read my story!

http://gfwd.at/1OHlJUW
Author D.M. Murdock, aka Acharya S, is suffering from Stage IV inflammatory breast cancer and needs money to pay for medical expenses.
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+D.M. Murdock Your cancer stats are off. 
"“Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival based on incidence data from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. A total of 1,660,290 new cancer cases and 580,350 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the United States in 2013. During the most recent 5 years for which there are data (2005-2009), delay-adjusted cancer incidence rates declined slightly in men (by 0.6% per year) and were stable in women, while cancer death rates decreased by 1.8% per year in men and by 1.5% per year in women. Overall, cancer death rates have declined 20% from their peak in 1991 (215.1 per 100,000 population) to 2009 (173.1 per 100,000 population). Death rates continue to decline for all 4 major cancer sites (lung, colorectum, breast, and prostate) . Over the past 10 years of data (2000-2009), the largest annual declines in death rates were for chronic myeloid leukemia (8.4%), cancers of the stomach (3.1%) and colorectum (3.0%), and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (3.0%). The reduction in overall cancer death rates since 1990 in men and 1991 in women translates to the avoidance of approximately 1.18 million deaths from cancer, with 152,900 of these deaths averted in 2009 alone. Further progress can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population, with an emphasis on those groups in the lowest socioeconomic bracket and other underserved populations..."
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.21166/abstract
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I'm still here, and we are cautiously optimistic! My latest oncologist appointment was positive, in that the word "regression" came up 2-3 times. As my oncologist examined the affected body part, I said, "Well, at least it's not getting worse," and she replied, "No, it's not, but we need to do testing down the road to see if there's regression." This is a very sober doctor discussing a highly aggressive disease, so such remarks are epic and encouraging.

Thus, some of what I've been doing seems to be yielding positive results, and everyone's help in that regard has been appreciated greatly, including, of course, financial assistance. If you would like to contribute, please consider donating to the cause and receiving my PDF/ebook special, as in the attached link.

Thank you one and all for your love and support!!

http://stellarhousepublishing.com/acharyapdfs.html
This ebook collection includes: 'The Origins of Christianity and the Quest for the Historical Jesus Christ'; 'Jesus as the Sun throughout History'; 'Who Was Jesus?'; 'Was Mithra Born of a Virgin?'; 'The Acharya Articles Collection'; 'The Zeitgeist Sourcebook'; 'Acharya's Religion 101 for Seekers'; 'Interviews with Acharya S'; 'Was There a Historical Jesus of Nazareth?'; 'The Moses-Dionysus Connection,' 'Buddhism's Relation to Christianity' and 'A...
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+Richard Windisch Awesome point, sodium bicarbonate oxygenates the blood.
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Many so-called liberals of the younger generation frighten me as well! These individuals are NOT liberal or progressive - they are ignorant, PC-ridden fascists trying to control thoughts and speech. They viciously defend racism, so long as it's directed at whites, and religious fanaticism, so long as it's Islam. Racism and religious fanaticism are NOT liberal causes, for crying out loud!

Something has gone horribly wrong here - bad education, for one thing, as well as too much trust in the average IQ. Also, telling everyone that they're the same and as good as everyone else simply fosters mediocrity and mouthiness from those who have not earned their stripes.

http://www.vox.com/2015/6/3/8706323/college-professor-afraid
How a simplistic, unworkable, and ultimately stifling conception of social justice took over the American college campus.
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+Jason Geldard You know that and I know that, but liberals do not. Their cognitive dissonance is frightening. They'll learn just prior to their heads rolling on the ground.
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So much for the myth of the "pacifist" potsmoker!

"Historians say the Scythians would smoke opium and cannabis before going into battle to achieve an altered state of mind."

http://www.ibtimes.com/2400-year-old-ancient-gold-bongs-unearthed-russia-1947171
Archaeologists have discovered a pair of ancient gold bongs in Russia.
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+Drake Dorosh Most likely they used Vodka. ;-) 
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I won't be turning this page into "cancer central," but I will be sharing some important facts now and again. Such as, some days ago I commented here that only 5% of cancers are genetic, which may be surprising since we are being steered so often towards the "genetic predisposition" cause. Here is a list of known carcinogens, posted on cancer.org. Note the medical procedures...

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* Lifestyle factors (nutrition, tobacco use, physical activity, etc.)
* Naturally occurring exposures (ultraviolet light, radon gas, infectious agents, etc.)
* Medical treatments (radiation and medicines including chemotherapy, hormone drugs, drugs that suppress the immune system, etc.)
* Workplace exposures
* Household exposures
* Pollution

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens
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+D.M. Murdock Their ignorance will not change the facts. 
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We are still working on a formal crowd-funding campaign for my pressing health issue, but in the meantime, I could use help with some medical expenses. In this regard, I've opened my ebook/PDF special offering 12 ebooks at a discount for as little as $5:

http://stellarhousepublishing.com/acharyapdfs.html

All donations are greatly appreciated, and if you've already received your ebook/PDF special but would like to donate anyway, you can use the above link or go here:

http://truthbeknown.com/help.htm

There you will find options for a one-time or for a recurring monthly donation.

Thank you for your kind attention and support.
This ebook collection includes: 'The Origins of Christianity and the Quest for the Historical Jesus Christ'; 'Jesus as the Sun throughout History'; 'Who Was Jesus?'; 'Was Mithra Born of a Virgin?'; 'The Acharya Articles Collection'; 'The Zeitgeist Sourcebook'; 'Acharya's Religion 101 for Seekers'; 'Interviews with Acharya S'; 'Was There a Historical Jesus of Nazareth?'; 'The Moses-Dionysus Connection,' 'Buddhism's Relation to Christianity' and 'A...
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+D.M. Murdock I love reading threads of you debating people. You excel at it and I'd never tangle with you on a conviction of yours.
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Here's a blog post about what's currently going on with my health. It's not good at all right now.

http://freethoughtnation.com/health-update/
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I hope you get better.  I hope the doctors can find the right treatment and that your body responds to it.  I wish you the best.  
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Oh, look! It's a teeny-tiny minority of "extremists" who just couldn't get peaceful and tolerant Islam right, despite 1,400 years of practice. [/sarc]

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3108860/Gripped-ankles-man-held-100ft-drop-bloodthirsty-crowd-wait-watch-dropped-death-ISIS-executioner-hope-survive-finish-off.html
Disturbing photographs of the atrocity - believed to have been taken place in ISIS' stronghold Mosul - shows one man being dangled over the edge of the building by his ankles before being dropped.
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+Atheist Angel Lots of people target Judaism. 
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Here's more, for those who continue trying to blame my genes, rather than environmental factors, for my cancer. Nice try, but no, and Jesus didn't give it to me either.

"Only 5–10% of all cancer cases can be attributed to genetic defects, whereas the remaining 90–95% have their roots in the environment and lifestyle."

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2515569/
This year, more than 1 million Americans and more than 10 million people worldwide are expected to be diagnosed with cancer, a disease commonly believed to be preventable. Only 5–10% of all cancer cases can be attributed to genetic defects, whereas ...
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People try to make the blame personal because they are afraid. That does not excuse the assholes, however.
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+D.M. Murdock California most certainly has cutting edge cancer technology as well. 
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Yet more unscientific nonsense from the PT Barnum of religion, filmmaker Simcha Jacobovici, who hasn’t met a myth he couldn’t turn into history or an artifact he couldn’t fudge to fit the Bible. As I demonstrate in my book "Did Moses Exist? The Myth of the Israelite Lawgiver," despite such attempts at finding historicity in the Bible, the “Tempest stele” is not an account of the 10 plagues story.

http://freethoughtnation.com/tempest-stele-is-not-an-account-of-the-bibles-10-plagues-story/
Despite attempts to find historicity in the Bible, the Tempest stele/stela is not an account of the 10 plagues story in Exodus.
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"Step right up, boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen of all ages. You wanna deity, wanna relic, a ticket to heaven? Have I got something for you!"

It blows my mind that people are still drawn to this sort of side show entertainment out of anything but morbid curiosity.
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Acharya S is also known as D.M. Murdock and is the author of "The Christ Conspiracy" as well as many other books and articles.
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