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by 1322 · September 01, 2011 2:29 AM

So yesterday MDA had an article on violence that talked about something I've been wondering for a while. If you look at recorded history and the archaeological record, it's plain that mankind has a history of violence, like pretty much every... (more)

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dzone 0 · August 31, 2011 1:22 PM

i often hear from people eating less meat for some time. That they are less aggresive.

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by 260 · December 10, 2011 7:52 AM

My wife is currently 6 months pregnant with our second baby. She has expressed her feelings about me losing weight while she gains it. In her ever so diplomatic way she let me know that it bothers her. So me being the loving husband that I am,... (more)

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reddiana 0 · July 17, 2011 1:16 PM

When I got pregnant, my husband embarked on a diet/fitness campaign and started shedding weight like crazy. Meanwhile, because of fertility drugs and two pregnancies back-to-back (we lost our first and then I got pregnant again just a couple of... (more)

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by 273 · October 19, 2010 at 11:17 AM

This has been a question that I hear asked all the time as a yoga teacher surrounded by vegetarians. Hunter Gatherers definitely had to have an aggressive tendency that could be purely construed as survival instinct in order to hunt and think on... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · October 13, 2010 1:17 PM

As a hunter, I can report that hunting doesn't make you any more aggressive, and in fact, is a remarkably non-aggressive practice. While I have quite literally blown the head off a rabbit with a shotgun (10' is too close with a no'6 heavy game... (more)

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by 3112 · May 25, 2010 at 12:29 PM

There's a bit of a tendency for some of us to romanticize an ancestral notion of "nature" as a sort of harmony, where man flourished in his pure form. This monologue by director Werner Herzog, on "the obscenity of the jungle," reminds us that... (more)

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Fearsclave 0 · May 25, 2010 at 12:29 PM

Coincidentally, I just stumbled across this review of a book called Deadly Kingdom: When Animals Attack, by Gordon Grice: http://trueslant.com/markdery/2010/05/21/when-animals-attack-on-gordon-grices-deadly-kingdom/ "“A peculiar fallacy... (more)