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- noun The belief in, or practice of, living without
food, subsisting instead on pranaor sunlight.
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The most well-known advocate of breatharianism is Jasmuheen (nee Ellen Greve), a former businesswoman from Australia who claims she hasn't eaten any real food since 1993.
Ellen Greve's books and internet sites expound the wonders of "breatharianism" where the followers live on invisible crystals in the air.
For years, I experimented with fasting, cleansing diets and colonics, fruitarianism, and even breatharianism not eating anything but air, which was a disaster in the Los Angeles smog!
Includes fascinating glimpses into the brain of a man who believes in breatharianism and likes to flop his willy about.
Clearly breatharianism is the only moral choice here.
Creationism: Once you get down to the details, the stupidest idea ever, with the possible exception of breatharianism.