Posts Categorized: health and nutrition

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to Continue Reading…

So… are jobs obsolete?

  Simply brilliant and thoughtful article. There’s PLENTY of jobs for high skilled people. Robots and tech is killing union jobs for unskilled labor, the internet has made thousands of types Continue Reading…

One of my favorite lines in history was a response to the Economist article in the letters section of the magazine. That organic is ridiculous, and “something as prosaic as buying an apple denotes your social class and education level”. Pro-Organic people were so dogmatic. Oh well… they’ll brush it off and not learn any lessons. That’s what liberals always do.

If all that is too hippy, too arcane….. self awareness of people ingesting my words quite a bit after my last breath, the earnest humanistic love trumping self shame from sounding so giddily loving and portently 3rd person, me.. a voyuer watching your reaction while long past into shadow….

If you think, within the first 3 seconds, that you won’t be able to hang with this guy’s voice for 7 minutes…. well don’t judge a book. This zen warrior has some massively simple points that, if we Continue Reading…

*Nice*.  Center for Inquiry is a humanist skeptic group.  They aren’t as active as CSICOP (committee for scientific investigation into claims of the paranormal) in debunking frauds, etc…. but more Continue Reading…

The more brands you wear, the less *you* are defined, and the more you are owned.  We’re all guilty with aligning with brands, it’s natural.  But what does it mean? Brand: Brand may also refer Continue Reading…

I am straight ripping this off and reblogging this from Wilbur Hot Springs, a historic hotel and hot springs that I work with here in Northern California.  It’s epic information, and is so vital I don’t Continue Reading…