The Anti-Ivan Illich

Michael Milken is everything Ivan Illich warned us about in his two books about (1) medicine and (2) education ... 1) Medical Nemesis: The Expropriation of Health, 1973, 1974 2) Deschooling Society, 1971 <> Peter Greene ("Watch Out: K12 Has Changed Its Name," Curmudgucation, Jun. 8, 2021... Read More

Cottonseed Oil

Hydrogenated cottonseed oil is 94% saturated fat after hydrogenation, invented in 1910 or so, and marketed as Crisco® in 1911, but liquid David Wesson polyunsaturated cottonseed oil was already being sold legally in 1899 and illegally as early as 1857. Armour and Company — the same company tha... Read More

We’re AUM-nivores

Re: Why don’t we have the same functionality with our abdomen as the ancients? Some of our ancestors had better guts than others. Diets varied from keto to vegan, depending on the environment. Many American Indians had taken up farming till European settlers forced them back into a hunter... Read More