The Inertia

Kelly Slater has always been vocal about his views on health food, organics and GMO’s. He held nothing back in his interview with Luke Rudkowski of popular alternative media site We Are Change.

A lot of Americans are waking up to the fact that our water is fluoridated, our food is genetically modified, and our air is polluted. Luke Rudkowski has made a living out of following his passion of digging for the truth, and spreading awareness on a massive scale. We Are Change is one of the biggest alternative media sites in the world, while staying grass roots, and more engaged with other like-minded people. Luke met with Kelly Slater on the beach at Pipeline to ask him some controversial questions about things most high profile stars might not speak about in fears of the backlash. Many pro surfers will sell out for a contract with an energy drink company, when these kind of drinks are the exact reason for disease in America, full of the very GMO’s growing in the hills of Hawaii.

In this interview, Kelly calls the Hawaiian Islands “Ground Zero” for growing and testing of new GMO seeds. Luke states that we are slowly seeing an awakening within the population and asks Kelly how he woke up to the corruption. “I started getting away from mainstream media and started reading alternative media at some point probably right after 9/11,” he said. “I, like anyone else, just heard the official story, and there is just a lot of things that are just fishy about the whole thing. There are just so many questions; there has never been an independent investigation. Since then we have had multiple wars, villainizing millions, and just like my father-in-law who is a Vietnam vet, most people being sent off to war don’t even know why they’re fighting.”

Slater went on to talk about how his friends laugh at him because of how fanatical he is about health food, yet when one of his friends gets sick, he’s the first person they call.

In one of the profound parts of the entire interview, Slater and Luke speak about how important it is to stay true to yourself, self actualizing about ego, being aware of your own self-righteous behavior and staying healthy minded.

Editor’s Note: If you’re interested in hearing more of Kelly’s social and political views, check out our HEADSPACE with the king where we address topics ranging from gun control to the passing of Andy Irons. Kelly’s got depth. Here’s the link to part one, too.


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