Friday, March 21, 2014

Your Politics May Define Your Health


By Sam Yang - Get similar updates here

Americans throw creationists and climate change denialists under the bus for pseudoscience while at the same time buying modern snake oils, cancer cure-alls, avoiding vaccines, detox and cleanse, believe avoiding meat solves everything, eat gogi berry pills, read astrology, take homeopathic medicine and read books on the laws of intent.

And creationists and climate change denialists throw the other side under the bus for their snake oils, lack of common sense, and elitism.

If this isn't what politics is about, I don't know what is. There's hypocrites on both sides.

Politics is about personal sacrifice for beliefs. That's how a lot of people are now with their diets. Willing to sacrifice health and nutrition for their beliefs.

And like many social causes and political parties, how we eat and live has become more about what it looks like, rather than what it does.

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