The deepest problem: of the immortality of the crab, is that a soul it has, a little soul in fact … That if the crab dies entirely in its totality with it we all die for all of eternity Miguel de Unamuno, ‘The Immortality of the Crab’ Pensar en la inmortalidad del cangrejo (‘Thinking […]
I object, your honor! This trial is a travesty. It’s a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of two mockeries of a sham. — Fielding Melish “Blood Type Diets Don’t Work,” “No Science Behind Blood Type Diets,” scream headlines on mass media sites like Reuters and NewsMax, who […]
I tend to think that when they start throwing ad hominems at you, it is a sure sign of victory.’ –Christopher Hitchens One of the things I’ve never quite understood about the proponents of the various assorted theories of nutrition is why, for many, the only way to prove your method is by denigrating of […]
I wrote this note as a comment on my colleague Rick Kirschner’s blog: I thought long and hard on this, especially since I’ve spent a lot of time dealing with misrepresentations of my own work. On one hand there is the ever-present desire to turn the other cheek and convert my response into a teaching […]
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It is not enough to be in the right place at the right time. You should also have an open mind at the right time. –Paul Erdos One thing I’ve noticed about my work with blood groups, which has done much to convince me that it is truly valuable, is the fact that it seems […]
There have been no shortage of supercilious, poorly researched articles about the blood type diets in the major media. They are usually provoked by a statement of support by some celebrity or media icon who has experienced success with the plan. Typically within a week my phone rings off the hook with one major media […]
In an idiots-on-stilts blog known as The Encyclopedia of American Loons, Fredrik Haraldsen is documenting what he believes to be the best in American loonery. Loons are cool birds, kind of a triple-threat; they can swim, fly and ambulate. I am proud to be a loon.