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“And I will raise up for them a plant of renown, and they shall be no more consumed with hunger in the land.” Ezekiel 34:29
The Hemp plant, also known as Cannabis, is miles in front of any other for its usefulness to humanity, we actually live in a unique century, in that it is the only century for millennia where the plant has not been freely utilised – from simple fishermen in ancient Galilee to mighty presidents of America, the plant has clothed, sheltered, fed and healed the generations. As a natural, superior alternative for everything from timber to plastic, it really could make a huge difference to deforestation, pollution, cancer. etc. unfortunately though, where there’s muck there’s brass, and lethal products from synthetic chemicals and fossil fuels mean billions of dollars to some very powerful people.
I’ll not rattle on about its thousands of uses, there are others more qualified and eloquent than me to express the plant’s qualities, if like me you’ve never heard the mind-blowing history and potential future of this plant then check this and this