What you eat influences your mind, and, some people think, your meditation. According to a recent pilot study, your diet also influences your mood. Two weeks on a lacto-vegetarian diet made participants in the study happier. Those who continued to eat meat and those who avoided meat but ate fish did not experience this change of mood.
The play “The Spin Doctor” (adapted from the English/American original “Feel Good”) has one character that is really awful: Arrogant, completely unreliable (always spinning/lying, totally selfish etc). I saw the play yesterday with some friends and had to laugh – and not only at the appropriate places. To really drive home that the spin doctor […]
Reporters are embedded in modern warfare operations. On television we may daily watch real people getting killed for real.
But some killing floors are off limits. In the book The Omnivore’s Dilemma the author Michael Pollan tries to analyze modern food production. At one point he was denied all access: To the killing floors of modern […]