Early domesticated cats dined on rodents who followed human agricultural settlements.
“The recommendation to wear surgical masks to supplement other public health measures did not reduce the SARS-CoV-2 infection rate among wearers by more than 50% in a community with modest infection rates, some degree of social distancing, and uncommon general mask use. The data were compatible with lesser degrees of self-protection.”
“I never bought the idea that stoicism and epicureanism are rival philosophies. While the largesse of the stereotypical epicurean is at odds with stoicism, so is it at odds with truly embracing life’s pleasures – decadence without temper becomes cloying and, ultimately, unsatisfying. Constant orgies (of any flavor) act counter to the actual epicurean ideal.
A true stoic, guided by discerning taste, can grasp Epicurus’s goal of modest and sustained pleasure more than anyone who just heaps indulgence upon indulgence as they become stale.”
Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.