Joseph Salomonson of Amsterdam (1853-?) - also known as MEVA 'The Apostle of Natural Life' - a healer and advocate of a return to nature and a more simpler existence. A wandering teacher, Joseph believed that humans should/could live to age 250... I find that by taking the raw carrots, raw turnip, raw onions, and fruit, I now have no thirst, and I have come to believe that thirst is artificial, and that it only accompanies cooked food when salt is put into it, but the natural life does not demand drink. I have not drank any water, tea, coffee, or spirits of any kind, since September, 1901. One

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Joseph Salomonson of Amsterdam (1853-?) - also known as MEVA 'The Apostle of Natural Life' - a healer and advocate of a return to nature and a more simpler existence. A wandering teacher, Joseph believed that humans should/could live to age 250... I find that by taking the raw carrots, raw turnip, raw onions, and fruit, I now have no thirst, and I have come to believe that thirst is artificial, and that it only accompanies cooked food when salt is put into it, but the natural life does not demand drink. I have not drank any water, tea, coffee, or spirits of any kind, since September, 1901. One
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Joseph Salomonson of Amsterdam (1853-?) - also known as MEVA 'The Apostle of Natural Life' - a healer and advocate of a return to nature and a more simpler existence. A wandering teacher, Joseph believed that humans should/could live to age 250... I find that by taking the raw carrots, raw turnip, raw onions, and fruit, I now have no thirst, and I have come to believe that thirst is artificial, and that it only accompanies cooked food when salt is put into it, but the natural life does not demand drink. I have not drank any water, tea, coffee, or spirits of any kind, since September, 1901. One should sleep on the ground, for the ground is much healthier than conventional beds. Of course I would not advise meat-eaters to begin at once to sleep on the ground, for they are not prepared for such a change. Date: 1906