Default 150

Self Criticism Questions

Self Criticism

Paleo Questions

Medium avatar
6
Votes
6
Answers
2
Views
373
by 8239 · September 16, 2014 at 7:32 PM

One thing I have noticed (and admired) about the Paleo movement: In addition to the inevitable impulses toward boosterism and dogmatism, there's a self-correcting trait among leading theoreticians and practitioners. The street word for this... (more)

A2fe5bbd09c7804fd321e9e9a9f9d199
JoeBranca_at_paleoplusone_com 0 · October 28, 2011 at 9:43 PM

Sometimes this is simply a matter of these guys needing to re-emphasize caveats, exceptions, or context-dependent options already mentioned or implied in prior work, but it gets filtered out and flattened when delivered to general audiences.

78ecfc8268ec58cdc189301f4b071088
112
Votes
112
Answers
46
Views
24.4K
by 1655 · September 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Intellectual honesty demands that we understand and respond to the smartest & best arguments our critics make. What are the best anti-paleo arguments? And what are our responses to them? Note: I'm interested in logical, factual arguments --... (more)

best answer

0d2dec01a5ed9363a9915e111ae13f7e
Tim_Rangitsch 0 · September 22, 2010 at 10:05 PM

I don't know that he offers "a smart anti-paleo" argument, per se, but Dr Ornish's program is highly divergent from Paleo when it comes to red meat, fat, animal sourced foods. He also includes grains, legumes and other non-Paleo foods in his... (more)