Another Great Quote

In reality, those who repudiate a theory that they had once proposed, or a theory that they had accepted enthusiastically and with which they had identified themselves, are very rare.   The great majority of them shut their ears so as not to hear the crying facts, and shut their eyes so as not to see the glaring facts, in order to remain faithful to their theories in spite of all and everything. 
Philosophy of Scientific Investigation, 1921

Taubes, Gary (2007-09-25). Good Calories, Bad Calories (Kindle Locations 1514-1518). Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Kindle Edition. 


Sanjeev Sharma said…
he was ahead of the curve; that goes hand in hand with a more recent one (read often in reference to the banksters, mortgage brokers, mortgage applicants and those infamous Ninja (no income, no job, no assets) loans )

"easy to believe the impossible if your paycheque depends on believing"
luther said…
I went from straight up paleo zealot (avoiding certain foods with religious fervor) to a more standard advice you would hear from a doc as I learned more. Basically it boils down to: Eat mostly whole foods, don't eat too much, and exercise.

Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.

- Mark Twain