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Gain 34 lbs of Muscle in 28 Days – How? Double Leg Amputation?

In May 2007, I began experimenting with a fitness program advocated by Tim Ferris, a program with which he claims to have “gained 34 lbs. of muscle, while losing 3 lbs. of fat, in 28 days” while working out only 1 hour per week. If you’re thinking, that has to be bullshit, you are correct. […]

Five Good Reasons to Expatriate

Have you ever been in an argument with someone over some bullshit the U.S. government is doing (like invading sovereign nations), and the dipshit you’re debating tells you that you should be shipped off to some socialist/communist/Islamic/oppressive/European country? Next time that happens, maybe you should consider it a good idea and ship yourself off. Here’s […]

5 Biggest Health Myths That You Haven’t Heard Before

Health and fitness has to be right up there with religion on the stupid-bullshit-ometer. Much of the drivel belched forth by health and fitness magazines, tv shows books and websites these days is not only inaccurate, it’s dangerously misleading. Yesterday I saw a so-called “personal trainer” showing an 8-year-old how to do squats, incorrectly, at […]

Redefining Food: A Radical Proposal to Reduce Obesity

Every time I visit the United States I am reminded of just how massive the obesity problem is. It’s time to start getting creative about addressing this issue. One problem, believe it or not, is that people don’t seem to know which foods are bad for them. Here’s a radical idea: how about we try […]

Judgment-Impairing Drugs

This post continues the series on solving the drug problem, which begins here. The most recent segment differentiated between drug uses that affect surrounding people, such as smoking tobacco, and ones that do not, such as popping morphine pills. We found that drugs that affect surrounding people should be banned in public places and in […]

Solving the Drug Problem: Private, Public and Business Usage.

In the first post in this series, I discussed the essence of the drug problem, and determined that the real problem is a conflict between: The right to choose how to live one’s own life. The responsibility not to cause harm to others. The unfortunate reality that use of and addiction to various drugs causes […]

A Novel Solution to the Drug Problem – part 2

In my previous post I explained the true drug problem. I differentiated the symptoms from the underlying pathology by defining “the drug problem” as a conflict between: The right to choose how to live one’s own life. The responsibility not to cause harm to others. The unfortunate reality that use of and addiction to various […]

Bring me Hookers and Blow! A Novel Solution to the Drug Problem

Part 1: What is the Drug Problem? Everyone talks about the drug problem, but what exactly is the problem? We all know the symptoms. Symptoms of the Drug Problem Screwed up drug policy. Extremely dangerous drugs can be bought in the grocery store (e.g. nutmeg) while comparatively benign drugs can land you in prison (i.e. […]