"Womb to the Tomb" was actually the theme of the national pharmaceutical convention a few years ago. Big Pharma isn't even bashful about wanting all of us on meds before we even get here, and certainly for our whole lives. But one silver lining of the economic downturn is that more and more Americans can't afford health insurance. Combine that with more and more people getting sicker at younger ages, and people are beginning to question what the medical establishment is pushing. They are beginning to see the correlation between bad food, ill health, multiple prescriptions, and these behemoth corporations dictating legislation with the billions they make off of our ill health, and how the whole cycle is perpetuated.
As people begin to question, they hit the internet. They learn about natural, safe, affordable remedies for what ails them as well as logical explanations about what caused it in the first place. With that freedom to educate ourselves, how do the behemoths fight back? On several fronts of course, such as, "if you can't afford your medication we may be able to help" but also, more insidiously, by taking over the dissemination of information to our young people. Raise them steeped in the propaganda, and fewer will question. They also control what your doctor reads and "learns" to further their profit agenda. When people find themselves ill and go to the doctor, the only options they are given are those lined out by the profit-mongering giants.