Skip to comments.Swiss woman dies after attempting to live on sunlight
Posted on 04/26/2012 7:29:15 AM PDT by massmikeEdited on 04/26/2012 7:34:25 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger reports that a woman starved to death after embarking on a spiritual diet that required her to stop eating or drinking and live off sunlight alone.
The Zurich newspaper reported Wednesday that the unnamed Swiss woman in her fifties decided to follow the radical fast in 2010 after viewing an Austrian documentary about an Indian guru who claims to have lived this way for 70 years.
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Swiss woman dies after attempting to live on sunlight; Woman gave up food and water on spiritual journey
She almost made it, but died shortly before achieving her goal!
She was a light eater.
More food for the rest of us.
Sounds like she was as successful as Solyndra.
Could this be the May Undead Thread? Seriesly crazy!
Come on now. She should have known that you need water for photosynthesis...
and chlorophyl and CO2, of course, but I assume she’d taken care of that first.
Darwin, you magnificent bastard!
Presume she died with a nice tan anyway.
Darwin at work.
Didn’t she have a map? Switzerland does not get anywhere near the amount of sunlight that India does.
Look at the bright side, being a pallbearer at her funeral should be easy duty.
The Solyndra diet. Solyndra died too.
LOL... beat me to it.
Although sometimes she would cheat by eating the holes in Swiss cheese.
Obama wants us all to live on sunlight.
Runner up for Darwin Awards?
Who is front runner?
Wonder how long she lasted?
As far as I can tell it wasn’t very long.
Her mother was a plant.
***an Indian guru who claims to have lived this way for 70 years.****
Oh, but at night I stake out my strong box
That I keep under lock and key
And I take it off to my closet
Where nobody else can see
I open that door so slowly
Take a peek up north and south
Then I pull out a Hostess Twinkie
And I pop it in my mouth.
Yeah, in the daytime I’m Mr Natural
Just as healthy as I can be
But at night I’m a junk food junkie
Good lord have pity on me.
Obama wants us all to live on sunlight.
sunshine shines out Obamas a$$ ?
I think that is an outstanding idea and that obastard should lead they way by doing it first.
He could join this pinhead woman in improving the gene pool.
In one of Chesterton’s Fr. Brown mysteries, a modern day sun-worshipper goes blind.
I thought his New Age-ish parable was far-fetched.
VERY nice. ;-)
Isn’t that how they make raisins?
I’ve live my whole life on sunlight alone... ok, maybe the occasional box of ho hos, bag of chips, half gallon of ice cream and something to wash it all down with. But other than that, it’s just been sunlight.
However, I'd like to recommend that large scale tests be performed, employing those who believe deeply in the Green Revolution and Climate Change.
It would be Win-Win for the Earth.
By the way, I'm reminded of:
"Harold, the ambitious sheep..." with the punchline, "Because of the enormous commercial possibilities should he succeed."
Looks like her spiritual journey has begun in earnest!
“Flower child” is just a figure of speech.
...woman in her fifties...
I don't think she was in any danger of reproducing and she very well may already have had offspring.
Little did she know that the guru was the local distributor for Sunlight brand nutrient drink. Said the documentary's producer, "oh, did I leave that out? My bad."
Dead, but she had a nice tan.
obviously she wasn’t too bright...
She wasn’t very bright.
What an idiot. Try growing your plants on only sunlight alone. We don’t call them ‘LIEberals’ for nuttin’....
“.........about an Indian guru who claims to have lived this way for 70 years...................”
They don’t call them fakers for nothing.
Ahh yes, photosynthesis is a very difficult skill to master...
Aren't these people also called Fakers
Seems she "made it" into the next life...
.... after tragically shortening her days on earth
We will reach our own finish line some fine day.
” Darwin, you magnificent bastard”
Well... almost, she was 50 so whatever damage she was going to inflict on the gene pool had already been accomplished.
I don’t think she was really Swiss, she sounds more like a plant...
Sunshine by day and moonshine by night is a much more harmonious life sustaining balance IMO, eheheheh!
Try putting a plant in the sun without water and it will die also.
Can we now call her Mello Yello or Sunny?
How do we know she didn’t OD on Vitamin D???
Did she use the Sun to try and make her own ‘light’ beer?
That 1980s pop-synth band, A-ha, did create a very popular song called, “The Sun Always Shines On TV.” Maybe she should have been on TV.
Was she a blonde by any chance? If so, here’s a joke.
A Russian, an American, and a Blonde were talking one day. The Russian said, “We were the first in space!”
The American said, “We were the first on the moon!”
The Blonde said, “So what, we’re going to be the first on the sun!”
The Russian and the American looked at each other and shook their heads. “You can’t land on the sun, you idiot! You’ll burn up!” said the Russian.
To which the Blonde replied, “We’re not stupid, you know. we’re going at night!”
When stupid die. It makes me giggle.
I bet her favorite song was, “Blinded By The Light” by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. All we need now are a good set of parody lyrics just for her!
Will she be still voting for Obama this November?
Or Smashmouth’s “Walking On the Sun.”
Photosynthesis does work for humans, no matter how “green” you think you are.
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