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by 1334 · September 16, 2014 at 7:29 PM

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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Josh_M 0 · August 31, 2011 at 2:28 PM

I have practiced Aikido for over 20 years. In our modern lives there is rarely the need for actual violence, but Nature is violent, at least my human definition. Nature is not rules by laws or morals it is what it is, brutally hard to survive,... (more)

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by 260 · September 16, 2014 at 7:18 PM

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 at 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 · September 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

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 at 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 3268 · September 16, 2014 at 7:13 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 24, 2010 at 12:37 PM

I think that taking anything a First World urban aesthete says about nature after he's just been massively culture-shocked by being dumped into the Amazon jungle seriously is a risky business. It'll be utterly beyond anything he's ever seen... (more)