Monthly Archives: July 2012

Michael Pollan on correlation vs. causation

Michael Pollan on how difficult it can be to disentangle the actual health effects of a characteristic or behavior from all the things associated with it. “Be the kind of person who takes supplements. We know that people who take … Continue reading

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On politeness and compassion

This comment over at Fat Heffalump by A Elizabeth had such a good point in it–one that I hadn’t seen made specifically before–that I’m reposting it here: However, we have to remember that these FA spaces are more than just … Continue reading

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