Yet More Miracle Cures From On High

By Michael Jorrin, "Doc Gumshoe", June 20, 2016

[ed note: Michael Jorrin, who I dubbed “Doc Gumshoe” years ago, is a longtime medical writer (not a doctor) who writes for us about health and medicine topics a couple times a month. He chooses his own topics, and his words and opinions are his own.]

Travis lofted a couple of these over my transom knowing that they would pique my curiosity and perhaps stir up my dander.

The unusual thing about these promotions is that they both purport to be divinely inspired. One of them puts this statement right at the very top of the spiel:

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And the other one leads off like this:
One Christian Doctor is now revewaling 5 verified Medical Miracles you can use Today -- Were 5 incurable diseases cured by a "rediscovered" ancient medical technique?

I’ll confess that I get those two promotions somewhat mixed up, and I’m trying my best at this moment to keep them clearly sorted out in my noggin. The fact is that they have a certain common element that makes it easy to confuse them, but they are hyping separate treatments.

The first treatment, under the heading of “Jesus’ Lost Words” is called “The Apostles’ Protocol.”

The second treatment, following the headline about the “One Christian Doctor” revealing five verified medical miracles, is called “The Garden of Eden Protocol.”

Now do you see why I get confused?

I do not actually think that the two promotions are in any way linked or in cahoots. As you’ll see, the kinds of treatments that each one is pushing are quite different, what they want you to buy is different, and the gurus backing up their miracle treatments are different. What they have in common is that they are more or less recruiting God to vouch for their honesty and reliability. I find that quite shabby, and it ramps up my skepticism quotient by several orders of magnitude. Unfortunately, posing as a deeply religious person, whether Christian, Jewish, or any other faith, is a frequent initial ploy in the confidence game. (Remember Bernie Madoff?) We know a wise, careful person who was conned by a financial advisor who made regular reference to his deep faith and closed all his business correspondence with the phrase “Have a blessed day.” He “advised” his clients to make several palpably unwise investments on which he made sweet commissions for himself. After all, what better way to gain someone’s confidence than to convince that person that you are a deeply devout follower of that person’s faith?

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The “treatments” these two promotions are hyping are quite different, even though their approaches are similar. Let’s take them one at a time.

The “Apostle’s Protocol” leads off with the background story, which is that an ancient manuscript was discovered in a cave in Egypt in 1945, and when eminent scholars got around to deciphering it, here’s what they found:

‘These are the hidden words that the living Jesus spoke…’

“And they knew they had found something extraordinary.

“Claremont Graduate University has confirmed this scroll is one of the very earliest in Christian history, dating to just a few years after the crucifixion.

“You see, what they discovered in this ancient text is NOT in the Bible…

“Even if you’re a devoted Christian and attend church or bible study regularly, it’s likely you’ve never heard of this incredible find.

“But here’s what I found really amazing…

“As you’re about to see, these lost words from Jesus reveal a groundbreaking health protocol…

“An ‘ancient medicine’ that’s stunned the neuroscientist community…

“And a fast acting, natural remedy that researchers from Scientific American, The Alzheimer’s Research Foundation and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine confirm has the potential to begin reversing some of the worse symptoms of Alzheimer’s… In as little as FOUR days.”

Then we get the short, astounding case histories, about Julie, age 49, who went from suicidal thoughts about her Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to complete memory transformation, and Mary, age 56, whose failing memory was cured in just two months, and Kirsten B. and John D., who experienced equally miraculous cures. But the cures of Alzheimer’s were by no means the whole thing. The so-called Apostles Protocol does more:

The Apostle’s Protocol is so Powerful It Can Physically Change the Shape of Your Brain and ‘Supercharge’ It… Without Any Surgery or Side Effects.

The promotion then goes on to cite a genuine researcher in the field, and that gives us the clue as to what the Apostle’s Protocol might actually be. The researcher is Dr Dharma Singh Khalsa, who is President and Medical Director of the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation. Dr Khalsa’s general emphasis is on holistic medicine, including acupuncture, and, in particular, meditation. The form of meditation he has employed with patients is called Kirtan Kriya, also known as chanting meditation. He has published several papers in medical journals, including a 2009 paper in Nuclear Medicine Communications entitled “Cerebral blood flow changes during chanting meditation,” and is now on the faculty of the University of New Mexico Medical School.  
Dr Khalsa’s findings and conclusions are not particularly astounding or over the top. For example, in a study comparing the form of meditation he favors, Kirtan Kriya (KK) and undefined music listening, the conclusion was that KK meditation for 12 minutes per day AND music listening may improve stress, mood, well-being, and quality of life in adults with subjective cognitive decline, with the improvements being especially pronounced in the KK group. Another study concluded that meditation in general and KK in particular, along with diet modification, exercise, mental stimulation, and socialization, may be beneficial as part of an Alzheimer’s disease prevention program. Yet another study detected notable improvement trends in mood, anxiety, tension and fatigue with KK meditation; these trends correlated with changes in cerebral blood flow.

Okay, we’ve got it. Some forms of meditation may be good for us. I won’t quarrel with that. We’ve also learned – although not from Dr Khalsa – that the cognitive decline associated with AD hits people with less education and people who don’t use their brains harder than more educated people who keep their wits about them. How meditation is supposed to offset the accumulation of beta amyloid or Tau protein he doesn’t say. My impression is that Dr Khalsa’s meditation therapy is at root palliative. The brain crud continues to accumulate, but meditation helps to keep the less-affected brain areas in better shape, and in the meantime the possessors of those brains are feeling better about themselves.

The subjects in Dr Khalsa’s studies did not have advanced AD. In some cases, they are characterized as having “subjective cognitive decline,” which could mean anything from “I’m not as sharp as I used to be” to “Sometimes I forget where I left my car keys.” And he does not make the case that his meditation technique reverses AD. Dr Khalsa is a somewhat odd choice for the leading practitioner of a treatment based on “Jesus’ Lost Words,” since he is a Sikh. But no matter.

The Apostle’s Protocol promotion is exceedingly mysterious about exactly what Jesus was recommending. Here’s what it says:

“And that brings us back full circle, to the ‘lost scripture’ that I showed you at the start of this letter.

“It’s a Trove of Secret Knowledge 
From Jesus Himself

“It contained 114 cryptic verses, said to have been written down by one of the apostles.

“One verse was a quote Jesus said directly to this apostle:
‘When you make the two into one, and when you make the inner like the outer and the outer like the inner, and the upper like the lower… then you will enter the kingdom.'”

Not sure if that’s an allusion to meditation or to levitation or who knows what. Apparently, AD isn’t the only condition that the Apostle’s Protocol cures. Here’s a bit more:

“And it gets better. This miraculous protocol also appears to have the power to CURE at least some cases of depression.

Crush Depression Forever

“For example, Sam G., in Utah, used the protocol to CURE his severe depression:

    ‘Beginning around adolescence, I started suffering from cyclical bouts of intense depression… dying seemed far less complicated than living… It’s been more than two years since I started . And I’m going to tell you right now, still in half-disbelief myself: [the protocol] worked. I don’t mean I feel a little better. I mean the depression is gone. Completely.’

“And scientists are now discovering this protocol is more powerful than anyone thought possible.

Medical Doctor Stunned when the Apostle’s Protocol 
CURED High Blood Pressure

“Do you or a loved one suffer from high blood pressure? If so, it might be time to throw your blood pressure pills in the trash.”

And there’s more yet…

“Are you starting to see how powerful this protocol is?

Scientists Stunned: 
The Apostle’s Protocol is More Powerful than 
Morphine at Eliminating Chronic Pain.

“Do you suffer from chronic pain in your knees or hips… or from discomfort in any other areas of your body?

“If so, the Apostle’s protocol could be the answer to your suffering.”

The spokesman for the Apostle’s Protocol is a chap named Brad Lemley, and, to come to the point of his promotion, what he wants you to do is subscribe to his newsletter Natural Health Solutions for just $49 per year, with an absolute money-back guarantee if for any conceivable reason you are dissatisfied. Here’s what you get with that:

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The question is, what does he really want you to do? Forty-nine bucks a year ain’t going to make him rich. Even if you decide to follow “Daniel’s Diabetic Miracle,” which, from what I’ve been able to glean, consists of a diet of lentils, Brad Lemley is not going to make any money on lentils. No, it’s the supplements that he really wants you to buy, and that’s where the money is.

My skepticism regarding supplements has been aired here before, and it is unchanged. My objections to this particular promotion are of two kinds. First, suggesting that the remedies being proposed are somehow divinely-inspired is nothing less than sleazy. But more important, when the promotion tells you to throw your high blood pressure pills in the trash, it could be doing you a major bad deed. Hypertension, as we all know, is a major cause of strokes and heart attacks, and if you have hypertension and you discontinue your medication and let it creep back up to pretreatment levels, you could be sealing your doom – with “Natural Health Solutions” as an accessory before the fact. I am willing to suspend my doubts about supplements to some degree; if the labeling is accurate, some supplements may confer some health benefits. But do not, based on the propaganda of supplements promoters, simply reject established medicine, which has greatly brought down the incidence of disease and mortality nearly everywhere.

And now, what about the “Garden of Eden Protocol?”

The hero of this one is Dr Mark Stengler, a ‘devout Christian’ who wishes to share with you his ‘blessed discoveries.’ (My flesh is already beginning to creep.) Here’s some of the presentation by Brian Chambers:

An ancient system for treating and even CURING desperate, terminal patients.

“This technique is now doing things no other medicine on earth can do, stunning physicians, researchers and atheists alike…

“It causes late-stage cancerous tumors to disappear as if by magic.

“It cleans out arteries choked by deadly plaque.

“It reverses type II diabetes so you can go back to a normal life.

“It even cures the debilitating symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (without any drugs).

“I know these kinds of results defy “accepted” mainstream beliefs, but please…

“If you are suffering or recently received a disease diagnosis.

“If you’ve been praying for a friend or loved one.

“And if you believe in God’s divine power to save and to heal…

“The next few paragraphs may be the most important thing you ever read.

“Because if you fear cancer, strokes, heart attacks, MS, arthritis, diabetes or almost any disease that afflicts our mortal bodies…

“On this page, you will be given the knowledge and tools necessary to heal yourself.

“And I need to be crystal clear…

“What I’m about to tell you has nothing to do with the latest ‘miracle cure’ scam or pharmaceutical drug with horrible side effects.

“No, this pioneering Christian doctor has found a way to heal the sick… even those who have lost all hope… using an ancient kind of medicine.”

I didn’t count how many times this promotion makes a specifically religious reference, but it must run into the triple digits. It made me wonder whether the injunction against taking the name of the Lord in vain has a clause for repeat offenses.

The spiel goes on to name the diseases/conditions that the Garden of Eden Protocol will treat, citing a plethora of individual patients who have experienced these miraculous cures. No last names, of course, nor any possible means of verifying whether these are real people with real diseases that have really been successfully treated. Here’s what this miraculous protocol will cure: terminal cancer (all tumors disappeared), diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, migraines, memory problems, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, chronic pain, failing vision (including macular degeneration). Moreover, it will absolutely prevent strokes. I may have missed some, but that’s the main thrust.

The promotion makes it abundantly clear that to reap the benefits of these miraculous cures, one must absolutely ingest these natural healing substances exactly and precisely as prescribed and compounded by Dr Mark Stengler.

“You see, early in his career, Dr. Stengler made an astonishing discovery.

“He learned that most everything we need to heal our sick, broken and diseased bodies can be found right here on God’s green earth.

“And these disease-healing secrets are as ANCIENT as they are powerful.

“Do you recall what it says in James 1:17?

‘Every good and perfect gift comes down to us from God our Father.’

“Dr. Stengler firmly believes all of God’s cures have been here since the dawn of Mankind… just waiting to be discovered and put to use.

“Prostate cancer… dementia… heart disease… colon cancer… type II diabetes… whatever your health worry of today or tomorrow, there now exists a true, natural solution.

“In fact, Dr. Stengler has found that God gave us a sort-of natural pharmacy designed to work with our body’s own healing systems… to treat, reverse and even cure our worst diseases.
But although these ancient secrets always been here… you must know EXACTLY where to look.

And EXACTLY how to use them.

“Finally, Dr. Stengler has taken all these blessed gifts — verified by the latest in medical science…

“…and developed special new protocols for the most dangerous diseases facing you and your family today.

“And those protocols are exactly what I’m going to share with you today.”

Brian Chambers then goes ahead and forthrightly reveals what some of these “true, natural solutions” are. One is orange juice, as endorsed by none other than Dr Linus Pauling. The other is a kind of mushroom, sometimes called “cloud mushroom” or “turkey-tail mushroom,” (Trametes versicolor or Coriolus versicolor). But, of course, it will not work if you just go down to the grocery store and buy OJ and go on a mushroom hunt that yields those rare varieties. To attain the miraculous cures, you need to take them EXACTLY as per Dr Stengler’s instructions.

I need to acknowledge here that there is at least a tiny hint of validity in the claim that OJ, or, to be precise, Vitamin C, and certain chemicals in those mushrooms have some healthful properties. For example, recent data suggests that Vitamin C may prevent atrial fibrillation in patients who have undergone cardiac surgery. Atrial fib is a life-threatening complication after cardiac surgery, and a smallish study concludes that Vitamin C does appear significantly to lessen its incidence. As for those mushrooms, there seems to be serious academic interest in their potential anti-cancer properties. Whether this leads to bona fide therapies remains to be seen.

But Dr Stengler is not of the “wait and see” persuasion. He has a direct line of communication with the Almighty, and he is willing to share his insights with a very few of you. According to the presentation, he is willing to open the subscription list to his newsletter to the first 400 applicants. I do not know when this exceedingly generous offer first appeared, but it still seems to be open, so maybe 400 was a misprint and he really meant 400,000 – or 400 million.
Here’s the deal:

“There’s a small fee for getting Dr. Stengler’s monthly Health Revelations reports – it covers his time and the expense of producing them.

“But when I say ‘small’ I mean REALLY small – it works out to right about 20 cents a day.
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“Yep, a couple of dimes for a monthly report with true cancer solutions, diabetes breakthroughs… and so many more of God’s natural solutions for the worst diseases you or your family could face in the future.

“I think you’ll agree that’s a bargain unlike anything else in modern healthcare.

“But Dr. Stengler wants to make sure his life-saving information reaches the people who need it most.

“He feels it’s his responsibility as a Christian and as a doctor.

“So for anyone over the age of 55, we’re making this entire package… your FREE 560-page Natural Healing Encyclopedia… a 12-month subscription to Health Revelations and your daily House Calls message from Dr. Stengler…

…available at a 50% discount.
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“So that’s about 10 cents a day… or just 3 bucks a month… for the equivalent of having Dr. Stengler as your own personal physician and friend.”

You also get a couple of books along with the newsletter:

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Clearly, neither Dr Stengler nor Mr Chambers are becoming wealthy on a dime a day from 400 new subscribers. No, my guess is that those subscribers – and who knows, a few hundred thousand more – are sales targets for those specific and exactly-formulated miracle cures that were revealed to Dr Stengler by Divine Grace.

The tiny grains of truth versus the giant deception

There are certainly grains of truth sprinkled throughout these tomes about life-saving faith-based cures. Meditation, whether chanting or otherwise, likely does reduce stress and may help to sweep away mental cobwebs – although not beta amyloid or Tau protein. All manner of substances contained in plants have medicinal properties. Previous Doc Gumshoe pieces have pointed out that the majority of antibiotics, many drugs that treat cardiovascular conditions, and one of the most successful cancer drugs, all come from “nature,” however you define it.

The giant deception is that the supplement-mongers are continually attempting to erect an impermeable wall between their “natural” remedies and the presumably “unnatural” and often harmful pharmaceutical products, which they claim are foisted upon us by a profit-crazed pharmaceutical industry. And they frequently go on to claim there is a conspiracy, which includes established medicine and the FDA, to suppress the “natural” cures, which would severely cut into their profit. It’s axiomatic Big Pharma is out to make money, and as much as possible. And a corollary to that axiom is that when Big Pharma sniffs that one of those zillions of molecules that are found in nature has disease-treating potential, they’re on it in a trice. They don’t suppress it. They tinker with it, test it, bring it to market, and reap the reward. The conspiracy theory is illusory, but persistent.

Thus, when Doc Gumshoe suggests, for instance, that meditation is not going to clear the plaque from the brains of persons with advanced Alzheimer’s, then Doc Gumshoe is assumed to be part of that conspiracy to suppress natural cures. That’s the thinking that gives rise to the “The Little Bible of 77 Censored Health Cures.”

The consequences of that deception is that too many otherwise rational people become convinced that pursuing healthful living and natural healing makes it unnecessary, and even unhealthy, to venture to the other side of that wall between natural healing and established medical practice.
I say, stay healthy by whatever means works best for you. But if you are struck by disease, get you to a physician!

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I left a number of questions unanswered from a couple of previous pieces, and there’s quite a bit more to say about viruses, so look for that in an upcoming piece. In the meantime, keep the comments and questions coming. Thanks and best, Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe).


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I am really getting fed up with the paid for pics on fda approval will put this stock in orbit args has been red for months they just announced INO got fda approval for next phase this stock was picked by gumshoe as a big paid for pic… Nada its flat after the news. Im starting to believe tgat trxc been approved by fda that a minimal move upwards would have resulted with 00000 sales. Its all BS……

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AND this pertains to Doc Gumshoes article HOW!!!???

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I don’t blame you, the teased picks based on expected trial or FDA news don’t seem to be right about the direction any more than half the time. We don’t pick ’em, we just write about them so you can get started on your own research. I think ARGS was Joe Duarte, TRXC was Ernie Tremblay, and INO has been touted by just about everybody, that one pops up whenever there’s an epidemic or a panic about an epidemic (Ebola, zika, bird flu, etc).

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Did someone mention Gilead?

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Why would anyone who truly believes in Jesus try to extend their life on earth?
It is only more time to possibly lose faith and cheat themselves out of eternal salvation.
I think it was Jesus who said, “Go quickly now”. Or maybe he just inspired it.

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There’s an alternative way of looking at Jesus as the incarnation of the divine, here on planet Earth, which is that people here can become more god-like, not escape to somewhere else. Today, science fiction and holistic medicine, for example, carry more of this appeal than conventional religion. Back in the old days, religion, science fiction, holistic medicine, astronomy, astrology, and so on, were not sharply distinct. Even today, it’s not always easy to distinguish fantasy and fiction in technology and science.

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A couple of years ago, I picked up a book co-written by Mark Stengler, called “Prescription for Natural Cures” at the library used book sale. I found it to contain some very helpful information without any wild claims of miracle cures. I occasionally receive emails from him with offers for his newsletters and supplements, which I delete without bothering to read them. I agree with your general approach to supplements, but I certainly want to keep an open mind concerning non-pharmaceutical approaches health.

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I’m starting my 91st year on the planet. I am very skeptical of supplements that are recommended on the basis that they were handed down from “on high” or derived from secret passages in the Bible. I have been taking supplements recommended by Dr. Sinatra and by Life Extension for several years. This in addition to three prescriptions from my physicians who have not disapproved of the supplements I take, one of them saying that by the time research demonstrates their usefulness or harm, one may well be dead. On the positive side, hey, I’m still alive and playing tennis… Read more »

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Sinatra is good, as is Life Extension, e.g., they’ve been beating the drum about metformin and blood glucose for years and years. Go back and read Adele Davis. My late mother started reading her stuff many decades ago, long before it became a fad.

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god bless you, at 91 I don’t think it much matters what you take. I remember what Burgess Meredith said in the movie Grumpier Old Men. His secret to longevity was ” I get up, for breakfast I eat a pound of bacon, for lunch I have a bacon sandwich and for dinner more bacon. With that he cracks open a beer and sits back with a fishing pole.

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Would someone please translate Mr. Henderson’s comment for us?

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Mr. Henderson has the misconception that we picked his stocks for him. Evidently he has not done enough reading to understand that is NOT what Gumshoe is about. I suggest that if he is not happy with the information provide by the Gumies find another site with good information.

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It’s the NSS.

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I’m and ordained pastor and this type of profit mongering by claiming divine knowledge really ticks me off. This is what is truly meant by “taking the Lord’s name in vain.” That commandment is not about cussing or using the word God flippantly.

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Amen

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SORRY DAVID. YOU ARE RIGHT ABOUT THE FIRST PART OF YOUR COMMENT – BUT CUSSING AND “using the word God flippantly” IS ALSO USING GOD’S NAME IN VAIN! ANY DEROGATORY USE OF HIS OR HIS SON’S NAME IS JUST PLAIN W-R-O-N-G! MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU IN THE PALM OF HIS HANDS ALWAYS! CAPT. C.

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Absolutely SPOT ON Capt. C!!!
God’s Word contains thousands of instances to REVERENCE His Name.
The Lord’s Prayer is a prime example!

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Unfortunately, profiteering via using God’s name extends beyond purveyors of investment and health letters. TV and radio evangelists do it all the time: “The LORD told me…”, “The LORD laid it on my heart…”, etc. These are bearing false witness rather than taking His name in vain. (The LORD told them no such thing). Since everybody has an agenda (send them your hard-earned money), nobody has 100% of the truth. It is the lay sheep’s (lamb’s?) responsibility to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Stock Gumshoe is my ‘go-to’ place for doing so when it comes to investment and… Read more »

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Thank you for a most entertaining article Doc Gumshoe. The “Apostle’s Protocol” referred to, and quoted from, does exist and was one of 52 texts (contained in 13 leather-bound volumes) accidently uncovered in 1945 by a Bedouin farmer called Mohammed Ali (truly) when digging for fertiliser near the village of Nag Hammadi, Egypt. It is commonly referred to The Coptic Gospel of Thomas and there is an interesting article in Wikipedia (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gospel_of_Thomas). There is no narrative, no stories, no reference to the death of Jesus and his resurrection but simply 114 “secret” sayings attributed to Jesus. Some of the… Read more »

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Ditto on adoring & loving this Gumshoe site. Gumshoe Irregular forever!!!

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This line of discussion wouldn’t be relevant to those whose god is money. They don’t revere your god since they don’t acknowledge his existence. I think they are offensive not only to men of faith but to most people. I’d be curious to know how many ads are sent out and how many buy their preparations.
A word to Don_X. I too am a fan of the Life Extension Foundation. The research published is wonderful and IMO, their preparations are the purest you’ll find anywhere.

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Que interesante! I’m a Chaldean-Syrian Catholic priest. That’s the branch founded by St Thomas (and Sts Peter and Jude Thaddeus). I have that “gospel” here somewhere. Think I read it in the past but since it is considered spurious I certainly haven’t used it for anything except to allay my curiosity. Now its going to cure my alzheimers? That got right by me. But then it isn’t an easy read. And I’m certainly no scholar. Seems to me the pitch for you folks should be that it cures your bad decisions and improves your investing. God bless

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By the way, I noticed the typo in the subject line of my email That reads “Miraclue”. As much as I’d like to think otherwise, it’s probably unlikely the pun was intended. 😉

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I read Gumshoe almost every day and find him to be the most honest one of all the newsletter writers. I rarely invest in the market. Playing the ponies is more fun and instant win or lose. As to the religious touts I have but one quote to say. “But sire if he had not meant them to be sheared he wouldn’t have made them sheep”.

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I’ve followed him for awhile, but don’t subscribe.
He hangs with a couple other docs that put out some cool stuff. I’ve got the Bible with the 777 cures or whatever, and the Natural Healing book.
They make sense, and I take some of it. Makes
Sense and I recommend it! What i take, works!

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I never met Linus Pauling, but some of my mentors did.

They reported that near the end of his life he was taking 5 grams of vitamin C/day. He supposedly laughed about being asked about data supporting the anti-oxidant effect. His answer was, “…well, even if it doesn’t help it keeps me regular”.

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I have a friend with a dx of pancreatic cancer that was misdiagnosed as diverticulitis going to Sloane Ket. today for a liver biopsy to see if it metastasized and a plan for treatment. This person lost a son to a car accident and was instrumental in helping my sister deal with the loss of her own older sister to cancer whose body was ravaged by chemo and was also misdiagnosed herself. This woman has already been to hell and is about to re-visit it. I only wish that somehow her load can be lessened as I feel she will… Read more »

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Backoffice Very sorry to hear of your friends situation but having a friend like you is a blessing. Cancer is very ugly, but not always a death sentence. There are places to turn and Sloane is one of those. I would also encourage you and her look at alternative sources as well with this one being very informative….medically, holistically and spiritually, https://www.cancertutor.com/. Regardless of her ultimate choice there is no question that both an improved diet along with enhancing the body’s own immune system is never a poor choice. This site will certainly aid you and hopefully bring you into… Read more »

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Have her look into medical canibidiol (oil of Marijuan), seriously! I just watched the Sacred Plan Webinar last week or so, and they had several cancer patients that were TOTALLY CURED of cancer by using CBD oil, not the part of marijuana that makes you “high”, the other oil that only contains canabidiol. Great for pain, too!

Thanks,

Joyce E. Stotts
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Intern Aromatherapist, etc., etc.

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What a colossal crock of BS

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Just share the information instead of leading people along. You must of worked for big pharma at one time. If people really cared about other people health and life they would share the information free no strings attached, but where is the money on that???

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Thanx much! I’m not much of an internet guy, but I’d Googled and bumped into Brad Lemley’s pitch, Apostle’s Protocol, etc. Since I’m wilting with Alzheimer’s, the snake oil seemed enticing, and then too good to be, and ….. Another quick google found you, and reality. Sad but true as the old saying goes. Glad you are there for us, Doc! Check out my life long toy collection at our museum, you’ll like it! Bill Mackin, (Cowboy/Gunfighter Collection, Museum of Northwest Colorado, Craig, CO

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What this appears to be is a variant of selling a drink or liniment in a bottle or package just like the snake oil guys did in the 1800s. If these things that are being proposed as earthshaking revelations are the real deal you better believe that it would have been trumpted all over the news media and medical journals. These people would have been so far down on the need to know list that my pair of cats would have known before hand. This is just a fancy dressed up con. They talk a good game but when the… Read more »

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levideut
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As I suspected, The Apostle’s Protocol will cure you of almost everything but two things it apparently can’t touch are 1) literary obfuscation and 2) shameless greed. Brad Lemley, Brian Chambers, Mark Stengler appear completely incapable of concise, focused and relevant writing and are incurably guilty of wanting your ear and your dollar — not necessarily in that order. Thank goodness for the sound, thorough and reliable diagnosis and prescription of Doc Gumshoe. You have proven time and again to be a dependable defense against modern day snake oil salesmen — and you even make house calls! (Now if we… Read more »

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From skimming the article I got the fact that he started it speaking of Berni Ma-doff being Scammed saying this is a total scam is what I see him saying 🙂

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Danny Heflin

My now passed brother was conned into buying a mason jar 1/4th Filled with Dissolved Ivory Bar Soap and Distilled water, as a super Cleaner, but my brother saw all this Demo and got it poured out of a can but the idiot bought soapy water, as a super cleaner ha ha, the con man had a label printed and stuck it to a metal 1 gallon screw cap can, offering to sell it for $50 or $5 dollars fro 1/2 a mason jar of this full and Brand New Can they Guy was so careful openi9ng the can because… Read more »

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catherine espino
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catherine espino

dont you have a cash on delivery order?

Jay
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Jay

The secret to a good scam. Tell someone there’s a secret no one wants you to know. Tell them that they’re being used/abused/robbed and they don’t even know it, all the benefit a super-powerful person/entity X bent on their destruction trying to keep them poor/unhealthy/hell-bound/etc. Promise to share this secret with them for a marginal fee, and make sure this marginal fee is also a gateway to a ton of other fees that aren’t disclosed until the person is more fully invested. Be sure to pepper the pitch with references to unverified claims, all fantastic, of people who got cured/rich/had… Read more »

backoffice
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Why does that sound so familiar?

bill pringle
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bill pringle

I was about to purchase Dr Lemley’s offer, $49.00 four newsletter and four booklets, including apostles cure when my screen dropped it. Can you restore the opportunity to enroll?

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Thomas Atkinson

Could the apostle Thomas have been given medical information from Cleopatra’s famed library at Alexandra which he related to Jesus?

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Donald Butler

Your exposure to these snake oil sales attempts to cash in on sickness and disease is well defined. That said; FDA in cahoots with what has now become a trillion dollar industry will prevent any natural cures that are proven to be effective off the market. I use the bark of a willow tree (natural aspirin) as an example. Natural willow tree bark is much better than the patented aspirin from which it comes!

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electronFarmer

Except that the Aspirin that you can buy in the store is made synthetically in the lab. That process was patented sometime about 1850, long since expired but taught Pharma “the way” to do it. Plus they always extract out the “active” ingredient, ignoring or wasting the rest of the plants benefits. The Pharma companies can not patent a process of Nature, only the synthesis procedures in the lab. Perhaps if the Patent Laws were changed to allow the Pharma companies to cover their research on natural substances, then they might bring to market such natural cures. I believe this… Read more »

Antony
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Antony

it sucks when there like it all free you just have to pay for this proscription that should be free as well.!

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Hubert Mason
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Too long and drawn out the infomation could have been related in 1/4 of the tie

Hubert Mason
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I meant to say 1/4 of the time

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Kimber Hume

Thank you Doc Gumshoe for your free service to debunk the false claims on “ancient medicine”. I believe that when some people are suffering from the illnesses mentioned in your post, and we come across an outlandish claim for a cure; there’s an almost desperate need to believe that not all hope is lost. That MAYBE there will be some nugget of truth from the article that could help. However, I remind myself that if there was any validity to these claims, they wouldn’t not tell you about it unless you either subscribe or send money to them. Being ill… Read more »

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