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Comment: Heart Attacks & Strokes (Score 1) 252

by eric31415927 (#48442461) Attached to: Doubling Saturated Fat In Diet Does Not Increase It In Blood

Obesity, Smoking, Exercise, Genetics, Diet

Diet is only one small part of the problem
Genetics - well you're stuck with them - your children are stuck with yours
Smoking is hard to quit for some
Exercise - well nobody like to exercise
Obesity - on the rise - due to sugar, salt, and fat in boxed foods - who cooks from scratch?

My rant is over

Comment: Deep thought (Score 1) 91

by eric31415927 (#48343259) Attached to: fMRI Data Reveals How Many Parallel Processes Run In the Brain

While driving about a dozen years ago, I thought: "Wow, I'm thinking."
Then I thought: "Wow, I'm thinking the thought: "Wow, I'm thinking.""
Then I thought: "Wow, I'm thinking the thought: "Wow, I'm thinking the thought: "Wow, I'm thinking."""
Fortunately I didn't crash.
However, I couldn't get to the next level without my mind drifting elsewhere.

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. - Edmund Burke