I signed in to my Kindle management account a couple of days ago, and I got this jolt:
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Banal, isn't it? They are killing the First Amendment before our eyes. They get away with it because they are over 80 percent of America's book distribution, 40 percent of the print book market, and 85 percent of ebook sales. Their search engine Amazon Ads and their reviews dominate US books. What impoverished author can challenge this behemoth?
My advisors tell me that writing more inquiry letters will not help and may result in getting my other books deplatformed as well. Amazon never tells you why they censor, but the "content guidelines" in the link above are clues. For example, attacking transgender groomers and the criminals cutting out our children's sex organs is regarded as "hate speech." Fortunately for the rest of the world, these horrors have not caught on outside the USA.
So I must rely on your help for guerrilla marketing. Here is the plan.
From now on, the Cassandra ebook is free HERE if you promise to send this download link to five or more others. With your assistance, we will shake a few people awake.
Since so many are learning what has happened, perhaps Cassandra's time has come. It puts the stories of the last 18 months together in an understandable, sequential format. Much of it is written down to the 7th or 8th-grade level. (This takes a lot of effort. HERE is how to check the grade level; this link is worth saving.)
BONUS: I am giving away the ebooks for Hormone Secrets and Butchered by "Healthcare" using the same arrangement. You can download them free HERE and HERE if you send these links to at least five friends.
Let me know in the comments when you send my book links to your friends.
Butchered took three years to write, is a minor viral hit, and is the critical background to today's dystopia. Hormone Secrets is required reading if you are over 50 and want to live your best life. Each book has over 500 linked references. You may find Secrets more credible because Amazon initially blocked it as well. Their Pharma masters said I was promoting "unproven therapies," so I had to change the subtitle.
These are still selling because of my fantastic Amazon Ads contractor Michel Stawicki. His work using this system advertises my books on the Amazon pages where similar books are sold. I recommend him without qualification for Amazon marketing. To contact him, email email@example.com. He thinks the ideas above might possibly improve my Amazon sales.
Here are links to order the paperback versions of my books:
For Cassandra, use other platforms such as Barnes and Noble HERE. Please take the time to review it, even if you have only read the free ebook. You do not have to read the whole thing to drop a review.
Amazon mysteriously left a link to order the original Cassandra paperback up HERE (thanks for finding this and for your review, DB!), even though they blocked my KDP author platform for this book. Try reviewing it there.
Think about my story the next time you consider ordering anything from Amazon. Like Google, they are our enemies.
Now that this business has been finally decided, I am going on a worldwide podcast tour. Please let me know if you want to interview me or have links to anyone else who might be interested. If you run a substack and have not interviewed anyone, I will coach you. I have done hundreds. Just reply to this email.
MAGIC TRICK: to put any ebook or document—even censored ones like Cassandra's Memo—into your Kindle, first download the Kindle app to your android or iPhone. Then sign in to Amazon on your computer, go to https://www.amazon.com/sendtokindle, drag the epub file into the square, and click "send." Alternatively, you can read the PDFs on your computer or phone.
MY CLOSE FRIEND, PASTOR JAY WEGTER, WROTE THIS REVIEW OF CASSANDRA'S MEMO
He includes scriptural references. Let me know what you think in the comments.
Your book was a wild "E-Ticket" ride! You did a breathtaking amount of research and gave the reader many resources.
Your descriptions of sociopaths and psychopaths and the material on 'gaslighting' are priceless. Which sparked, or brought to mind as a Christ-follower and Christian pastor, several Bible chapters describing a coming mass deception that will be imposed upon the world (2 Thessalonians 2; Revelation 13).
One section in your book that might pause the reader was the comment about 'polio paralysis' being linked to pesticide poisoning—I found myself wanting documentation. Over the years, I have made friends with folks with paralyzed limbs from polio. I want to share more with them about the causes of their paralysis.
[For more about this, read the phenomenal Turtles All the Way Down. The Salk and Sabin polio shots increased polio cases. Also, a vast amount of evidence points to pesticide poisoning as the cause of the paralysis attributed to polio.]
Climber friends of yours who have survived falls piqued my interest; one fell 3000 feet. Tell me he tumbled down a slope and not straight down! [Yoho note: I must be demented. I am trying to remember this story.] The cause-and-effect link between negligence and consequences in climbing would be the envy of pastors searching for sermon illustrations.
Of course, as a Bible-believing Christian, I can tell you why moral cause and effect exists: this is a moral universe in which righteous cause and effect are ineffable because the Creator, Owner, and Ruler of the universe is holy. This inescapable moral paradigm presents a problem for the philosophic naturalist (materialist)—for he demands that moral reality exists but has no rational basis for it, having denied a transcendent moral code—he is left only with social trends, fluid societal mores, and social constructs.
Speaking of the relationship between anti-depressants and psychotic behavior, what a nightmare! It reminds me of two neighbors we had early in our marriage (39 years ago). This couple had used heroin for years but attended Narcotics Anonymous and had been clean for almost a year. When asked about his withdrawals after not missing a fix for five years, he said, "it was like crawling down a 50-mile alley in the dark with a demon behind each trash can."
His point was that under the drug, he did not have to deal with negative emotions for years, producing a massive psychic debt. Once off the medication, the deficit demanded that he face what he'd drugged away. I imagine there are some parallels here with anti-depressants. But that leads to conclusions about what drugs may do to the conscience.
I frequently lecture about this using Romans 2:14-15, "For when Gentiles (non-Jews) who do not have the Law do instinctively the things of the Law (its moral dictates), these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves, in that they show the work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternatively accusing or defending them, on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus."
[Jay is discussing the moral compass inside every human.]
This is powerful because it testifies so clearly to experimental anthropology/psychology. The conscience is a faculty of the soul that either accuses or defends our ethical choices. This biblical text tells us the relationship between morality, conscience, the Ten Commandments, and future Judgment.
Your book insists on exposing what is unethical and defending what is morally right. No wonder some of your religious friends describe you as leaning more toward theistic anthropology (doctrine of man's moral and spiritual constitution) rather than suggesting that homo sapiens are a coincidence of nature, a soul-less product of mechanistic determinism.
Regarding Freud and the subconscious, one of America's greatest philosophers was Jonathan Edwards. Most think of him as a fiery pastor, but he made many contributions to philosophy. In his magnum opus, The Freedom of the Will, he states that if our nation ever allows the notion of diminished capacity to enter our courtrooms, it will destroy American jurisprudence. This has proven prophetic, for Freudian' witchdoctors' now infest our legal system.
[For readers interested in these subjects, Thomas Szazz wrote The Myth of Mental Illness, an expose of the psychiatric paradigm. One of my editors urged me to read it (recall the brilliant Dutch woman who treated me like a slow stepchild) when I was writing Butchered by "Healthcare." Many people find Szazz revelatory, but his insights seemed obvious, so I skipped through his books.]
Your storytelling ability comes through in your book. Your vivid descriptions, even when snippets, read like a novel. I found it very enjoyable.
As a zoology major and student of biblical creation science, I have an observation about fossil fuels. Progressives condemn “climate-change deniers.” But the Word of God condemns global flood deniers (2 Peter 3:3-7). Here is the text: "Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts, and saying, 'Where is the promise of His coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all continues just as it was from the beginning of creation.' For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water, through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water. But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men." (2 Pet 3:3-7).
Dr. Henry Morris, a graduate of Virginia Polytech and a Ph.D. in geology and hydraulics, wrote the hydraulics text used at San Diego State University. His ground-breaking book, The Genesis Flood, written in the late 1960s, showed that the Bible's description of the earth's cosmology is supported by science, including the catastrophism inherent in plate tectonics. Our friend Grant Horner and I find the following ironic. The progressives condemn climate-change deniers as ecological heretics, but the Word of God condemns flood-deniers as willfully ignorant of the earth's history. This earth's history formed our fossil fuels.
Your mention of the Anasazi people was a pleasant memory of my trek up the Calf Creek drainage in the Escalante Wilderness of Utah—I looked up at the cliff faces. I saw the remains of Anasazi stone granaries while sizeable brown trout shot by in the creek below me.
Under your chapter on bankers and delusion, consider asking Grant about the coming cabal between religious and economic 'Babylon' described in the book of Revelation.
You referred to my wife's difficult journey—thanks.
Your 'moral/ethical' anthropology, according to Scripture, is evidence that a righteous God created you. But knowing this God is not possible through human investigation alone. Note what Christ says in Matthew 11. "At that time, Jesus said, 'I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.' 'Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.' 'All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.' 'Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.' 'Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.' 'For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.'" (Matt 11:25-30).
Robert, on a final note, is it possible that Grant never told his wife about his rope-less ascent of the Eiger?? [Yoho note: wives know what their men are up to.] Ignorance is bliss in some cases.
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Gospel for Life Ministries since 2006
Adjunct Professor, The Master's University
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