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Old 08-12-2017, 10:48 PM   #31
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So, if it's laughable about doing one's own research, and it's not about an individual, and it's not that complicated, but again, it's a cultural phenomenon, who should dictate what we should eat?

Do we need a dictator?
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:07 PM   #32
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So, if it's laughable about doing one's own research, and it's not about an individual, and it's not that complicated, but again, it's a cultural phenomenon, who should dictate what we should eat?



Do we need a dictator?

Great idea! I recommend a pot smoking leader from France. He would be the French fried 'tater.
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Old 08-12-2017, 11:13 PM   #33
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Lol, he could just be called Le Frites Etre Obei.
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Old 08-13-2017, 04:44 AM   #34
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Hogwash. If there's one thing consistent about so-called "experts," it's that they're consistently wrong.
Steve, I wish you realized the absurdity of that statement. The creators of the intentionally absurd comedic video that you use to support it would be amused.
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I would no more to have the nerve to tell anyone how to live their life or even what foods to eat. I know what works for me. I haven't a clue to what works for others. Nor is it my business.
Addie, is someone in DC telling you what to eat? I'm certainly not. The author of the Huffington Post article isn't either.
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So, if it's laughable about doing one's own research, and it's not about an individual, and it's not that complicated, but again, it's a cultural phenomenon, who should dictate what we should eat?
Each of us makes our own choices, of course. Just beware. There are people and institutions who do not give a whit about our welfare, that are, for profit, prestige, or power, trying to influence our decisions. Deceptive scientific and academic references are often used. If that fails, attacks on science and rational thought are employed.
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Do we need a dictator?
Much can be said about that question, Tom. But I am forbidden by the forum ban on politics from discussing it.
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Old 08-13-2017, 09:16 AM   #35
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Steve, I wish you realized the absurdity of that statement. The creators of the intentionally absurd comedic video that you use to support it would be amused.

Addie, is someone in DC telling you what to eat? I'm certainly not. The author of the Huffington Post article isn't either.

Each of us makes our own choices, of course. Just beware. There are people and institutions who do not give a whit about our welfare, that are, for profit, prestige, or power, trying to influence our decisions. Deceptive scientific and academic references are often used. If that fails, attacks on science and rational thought are employed.

Much can be said about that question, Tom. But I am forbidden by the forum ban on politics from discussing it.
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Old 08-13-2017, 09:24 AM   #36
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Steve, I wish you realized the absurdity of that statement. The creators of the intentionally absurd comedic video that you use to support it would be amused.
Dude, I'm not sure what's in those skillets you're lickin', but you might want to ease up a bit.
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