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Soda and Circuses ?

Once upon a time, in ancient Rome, a satirical poet observed: The people that once bestowed commands, consulships, legions, and all else, now concerns itself no more, and longs eagerly for just two things – bread and circuses! (Juvenal, Satires1) But in our day, now that the once nourishing bread staple has become “gluten-toxic” to …

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Blissful Ignorance*

(*A tirade inspired by Salt, Sugar, [‘n] Fat) Let us NOT count the ways we are addicted. It’s too depressing. Too déjà vu. Or so it seems for all the changes we don’t make in our lives when faced with massive evidence. Take for example, our addiction to ideas—such as competition, efficiency, capitalism, bottom-line, etc. …

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