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Why Modern Humans Need to Fast, Scientists Explain

July 19, 2017 at 8:21 pm




Why agricultural humans need to mimic the eating and non-eating patterns of hunter-gatherers

For hundreds of thousands of years, our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate food only intermittently. When they killed a large animal, the tribe feasted for days, when they didn’t, they might go a day or two without eating much or anything at all.

In the modern world, it is almost inconceivable for people to skip more than one meal. While we might think of it as a great advantage, our continual supply of calories actually comes along with many disadvantages.

The Placebo Effect Proves We Can Heal Ourselves With Our Minds

July 16, 2017 at 3:59 am




In a documentary called The Power of Thought, stem-cell biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton estimates at least a third of all healings – including those involving drugs, surgery and all other allopathic treatment – have nothing to do with the treatment itself, but everything to do with the patient’s belief in the treatment.

The placebo effect, as defined by Google, is a “beneficial effect, produced by a placebo drug or treatment that cannot be attributed to the properties of the placebo itself, and must therefore be due to the patient’s belief in that treatment.”

I LOVE Facebook. And You Probably Do Too. Why Can’t We All Stop Pretending to Hate It?

July 13, 2017 at 3:05 pm




I LOVE Facebook. I fucking love it. I always see people posting about how much they hate it:

“I hate facebook.”
 
“About to take a 2-hour break from Facebook. Just wanted to let you all know so you don’t worry.”
 
“If you need to get a hold of me, send me a private message on Facebook messenger. I’m not hardcore enough to take a break from that yet.”
 
“Just got back from my Facebook break and am instantly reminded of why I took a break in the first place.”
“I’m one stupid-post away from taking another break. I’m warning you guys.”

What a Hunter-Gatherer Diet Did to a Man’s Gut Bacteria in Just Three Days

July 7, 2017 at 5:46 pm

After just three days of living and eating with the Hadza gatherer-hunters, the gut flora of a relatively healthy British professor were transformed for the better.




Tim Spector, a genetic epidemiology professor at King’s College London, has been studying the “major influence” gut bacteria (and other microbes) have on our immune system, metabolism, mood and general health. What he and his colleagues have found is the greater the gut flora diversity – the more types of microbes – the better. High diversity is associated with low risk of obesity and all types of disease.

The Inconvenient Truth About Monogamy

June 5, 2017 at 10:36 pm




It’s not natural.

Before you blow your top, hear me out.

I’m not saying it’s “not natural” in the sense religionists say homosexuality is “not natural.” I’m saying it in the same sense I would say eating grains is “not natural” – meaning you can do it, it’s just not going to be easy.

Millennial Women Reject the Razor: 1 in 4 Don’t Shave Underarms

May 24, 2017 at 1:51 am

After a century of cultural conditioning women across the globe are defying social shame and going “au naturel.”




Less than two decades after the media mercilessly mocked Julia Roberts for not shaving in 1999, nearly one in four millennial women, ages 16-24, are now following her lead.

How Reintroducing Wolves Miraculously Transformed Yellowstone National Park

May 16, 2017 at 1:13 pm




Simply by keeping the deer population in check, wolves reforested Yellowstone, brought back dozens of animal species and even changed the course of the rivers.

Man Relives Circumcision in Somatic Therapy

May 11, 2017 at 9:46 pm

A man claims to have relived his circumcision multiple times during a series of orgone therapy sessions:




In a therapy similar to somatic therapy he remembered lying in an operating room and not being able to move his arms. He remembered the doctor making eye contact, “and then I felt the shock of the pain in my genitals.”

Laziness is Not a Sin

May 7, 2017 at 7:22 pm

If your family was like mine, you probably grew up believing laziness is not only a sin, but one of seven deadly sins.




Maybe it wasn’t taught directly — or maybe your family wasn’t even religious — but the subconscious belief that lying around doing nothing is “bad” or “wrong” or a “waste of time” is the unspoken premise of all of civilization.

To have idle hands or an idle mind is considered sloth – “a habitual disinclination to exertion” – and sloth has been damnable ever since Adam and Eve got kicked out of Paradise.

Sexual Repression is the Foundation of Human Slavery

April 17, 2017 at 4:39 pm

You can’t make a man or a woman into a slave without first cutting him off from his life-force (sexual) energy, says one of my favorite gurus, Osho. The following excerpts are from Osho’s talk “The Fundamental Slavery the talk that has fueled my quest for sexual freedom and awakening over the last three years:




“Sex is the most powerful instinct in man. The politician and the priest have understood from the very beginning that sex is the most driving energy in man. It has to be curtailed, it has to be cut. If man is allowed total freedom in sex, then there will be no possibility to dominate him. To make a slave out of him will be impossible.