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Wiley Brooks is a breatharian, and founder of the Breatharian Institute of America. He was first introduced to the public in 1981, when he appeared on the TV show That's Incredible!. Mr Brooks appeared to lift 1100 lbs, 10 times his own body weight. A breatharian is someone who believes that food (and possibly water) are not necessary for human sustenance. ... Thats Incredible! was a television show that ran on the ABC television network from 1980 to 1984 in the USA. In the tradition of Ripleys Believe It or Not and Real People, this television show had people perform stunts or descriptions and reenactments of allegedly paranormal events. ...


He claims to have been a breatharian for 30 years, for 20 of those years giving seminars on the topic. Mr Brooks has stopped teaching in recent years, so he can devote 100% of his time on solving the problem as to why he needed to eat some type of food to keep his physical body alive and allow his (5D) light body to manifest completely. [1] This comes after much controversy over the years. In 1983, witnesses claimed to have observed him leaving a Santa Cruz 7-Eleven with a Slurpee, hot dog and Twinkies. [2] He told Colors magazine in 2003 that he periodically breaks his fast with a Big Mac and Coke, explaining that when he's surrounded by junk culture and foods, consuming them adds balance. [3] A physical body is an object which can be described by the theories of classical mechanics, or quantum mechanics, and experimented upon by physical instruments. ... The Subtle body is a non-physical energy or psycho-spiritual body or bodies that all beings have, according to various esoteric, occult, and mystical teachings. ... Santa Cruz is the county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States. ... 7-Eleven is an international franchisor, licensor, and operator of the largest chain of convenience stores in eighteen countries including: Canada, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico in the Americas; Norway, Sweden and Denmark in Europe; Taiwan, Peoples Republic of China (China), Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan in... In 1967 7-Eleven licensed the frozen carbonated beverage from the ICEE Company, and began selling the product as the Slurpee. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A Twinkie is a Golden Sponge Cake with a Creamy Filling created by Hostess, and baked by Continental Baking Co. ... Fasting is the act of willingly abstaining from some or all food and in some cases drink, for a period of time. ... The Big Mac is a type of hamburger, a signature sandwich sold by the McDonalds chain of fast-food restaurants since 1968, made with two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ...


Many skeptics believe that the claims of Mr. Brooks are a ludicrous and thinly disguised feat of confidence trickery. Brooks had previously stated that his fee for teaching others how to survive naturally without food and water altogether is $5,000; however, as of June 2006 Brooks' website states that Brooks will personally select up to five billionaires to receive his training in exchange for a non-refundable $1 million advance fee. To date, no one has come forward with a success case. A confidence trick, confidence game, also known as a con, scam, grift or flim flam, is an attempt to intentionally mislead a person or persons (known as the mark) usually with the goal of financial or other gain. ... A billionaire is a person who has a net worth or wealth of or more than one billion United States dollars or euros. ...


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Wiley Brooks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (295 words)
Wiley Brooks is a breatharian, and founder of the Breatharian Institute of America.
Wiley has stopped teaching in recent years, so he can "devote 100% of his time on solving the problem as to why he needed to eat some type of food to keep his physical body alive and allow his (5D) light body to manifest completely." [1] This comes after much controversy over the years.
Brooks had previously stated that his fee for teaching others how to avoid food and water altogether is $5,000; however, as of June 2006 Brooks' website states that Brooks will personally select up to 5 billionaires to receive his training in exchange for a nonrefundable $1 million advance fee.
Taking Evolutionary Transitions Seriously (5200 words)
Brooks and Wiley (1988; Brooks, 2000, 2001) suggested that evolution is caused by the entropic increase in biological information within genetic (more properly ‘inheritance systems’: Jablonka and Lamb, 1995) phase space constrained historically, due to both internal (nature of the organism, or ‘text’) and external (nature of the conditions, or ‘context’) factors.
Brooks and Wiley (1988) proposed that cohesive properties, ranging from molecular affinities to cell-cell adhesion to genetic compatibility, mate recognition, and genealogy, are analogous to inertia in physical systems, and are essential in allowing the emergence and persistence of macroscopic properties.
Brooks and Wiley (1988) thus proposed that the cohesive nature of sex was a critical part of resolving the dilemma of the ‘cost of sex’.
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