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Try this from Paul Rand (can't remember where I found it):
"Simplicity is not a goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations." Oh, I don't know. I've been thinking a lot about Psalm 19. They're saying rain here tomorrow and maybe Wed.


Steve Yastrow

The "too much information distorts" ... did I mention Michael Pollan's new "In Defense of Food?" He shows how the hype/manipulation by the food industry, (guessing) scientists and media contribute to what he calls "nutritionism," where we've been brainwashed into thinking that the key to healthy food is a label of "less carbs" or "more omega-3's." Sure, omega-3's are good, but a lot of what we've been told isn't, including the false "lipid hypothesis."

He best illustrates this by saying that the avocados and apples are sitting quietly in the produce section, making no health claims, and two aisles away the Froot Loops and Frosted Flakes are shouting "MORE VITAMINS!" "GOOD FOR YOUR HEART!" and "LOW FAT!"

He says ignore this info overload, and then sums up all we need to know in one phrase. "Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants."

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