Know Thyself; Know Thy Enemy

Government is not reason, it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -George Washington   George Washington could have said that about a lot of things. There are many things in this world that are fine in certain context, but when it gets out of […]

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The Hamster Wheel

It is not by muscle, speed or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment. –Cicero A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the book Body by Science. When I first started eating differently, I followed the advice I still believe: eat right first. Then you’ll […]

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Paging Dr. Oz…

Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory—let the theory go. ― Agatha Christie “Paging Dr. Oz. Dr. Oz to the ER, stat.” Nurse, what’s wrong? Doctor, thank goodness you’re here. One of your patients is doing very poorly. Oh no! Which one? Lipid H. Po. Thesis NO!

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Failure

Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times. –Mark Twain The Roommate’s latest suggestion for a post is to reflect on why people might try ditching the gov’mint approved Food Pyramid (we’re 100 certain!) and then after a while give up on this new […]

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