Dates – Use By, Best By etc.

Symbolising the two "levels" of thinking.

Symbolising the two “levels” of thinking.

The purpose of the introduction of this system by governments was well intentioned and a boon to producers. Unfortunately, for all but the producers, to most people these dates came to mean “Discard Date” because they were unable, for whatever reason, to logically think through the purpose of the dating and realise that these dates were a guide and not absolute. They instantly forgot what they did before the introduction of the system and millions of tonnes of perfectly good food started on its way to the tip. An example of costly and wasteful mental inertia.

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About Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner was born on the 20th February 1934 in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, and christened Basil Ian Gunewardene. He was born two months prematurely and nearly died five times in his first two months. He moved to Australia in September 1969 where he changed his surname to Gardner. From childhood he had an enquiring mind and an innate interest in the supernatural. Since 1986, nineteen years of meditation, "searching within", reading and revelations have culminated in this free book which has been nine years in the making. Further writings followed and all his writings are available to all on the Internet free of charge. There is more information in the preface of the book.
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