Nov 21, 2019
What causes cancer, and what contributes to cancer formation? These are two different concepts that overlap and influence each other.
A cause of cancer is a carcinogen. A contributor to cancer formation can be mutagenic but is context-driven by the strength and duration of exposure, genetic predisposition to cancer, and the collective burden of other environmental triggers.
Aug 4, 2017
The ethics of eating meat extend beyond the ascribed relations of humans to livestock and humans to game.
Life consumes life, and as omnivores, we cannot separate ourselves from this fundamental, underlying ecological truth. As such, our consumption of food, whether mineral, plant, fungal, or animal in origination, must be related to in the larger context of how all species have survived over the millennia.
Jul 4, 2017
Hunter-gatherer societies valued organ meats over muscle meats, often reserving organ meats for the pregnant and breastfeeding women of the tribe. Mature modern cultures with refined culinary traditions also praise the delicacy of organ meats. These preferences are driven by taste, but looking deeper, our evolutionary hardwiring carries a keen natural wisdom.
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