"greenmedinfo"? Sounds like that site might have an agenda. Namely, green. Not that I'm anti-green. I'm very pro-green. But when I looked at that article, it seemed to go well beyond green and into, what, new-age spiritualism? For example,
Originally Posted by wd40
"It is no great mystery that the human foot was designed, over countless millenia, to be in direct contact with the Earth, the literal and symbolic ground of our being."
In this case, claiming it is "no great mystery" is a perfect example of what is called "handwaving." OMG, then if you read a little further, you see the article is asserting that non-barefoot people are "disconnected... from the earth's electrical rhythms and free electrons to flow from the earth to the body."
Ho-kay. Thanks for resurrecting this 3-year-old thread for that, wd40.