Self Criticism Questions
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)
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.
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)
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)