Re: Vegan Diet (was Re: Practical Extropianism)

Patrick Wilken (
Sat, 10 May 1997 00:14:06 +1000

>We like fat and sugars because they were rather scarce in the past - if
>you found them, eat them by all means, because you'll never know when
>you'll find more food.

Also the bad affects of a diet high in fats and sugars doesn't really kick
in till well after mean life-expectancy of paleolithic people.
Cardiovascular disease and cancer weren't really big killers in the 50000
years ago. You were much more likely to die of starvation than

best, patrick

Patrick Wilken
Editor: PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness
Secretary: The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness