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Generally, one has to live a long time before these diseases break through the
body's defenses. What has made it possible for us to live long enough for this to
occur? In the rush to reduce the toll of heart disease and cancer, some of us may
In a closely related practice, aristocratic Egyptian women wore live snakes
around their necks just as modern women of wealth (or pretenders to wealth)
wear dead minks around their shoulders. During medieval times in Europe, all
sorts of ...
They fail to see that the real conundrum is why we who live in a society which is
constantly perfecting the art of mass-producing human bodies on the battlefield
find humans good to kill but bad to eat. Imagining that his task was to prove that ...
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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