Thursday, October 4, 2012
Saving Private Paleo - by Richard Nikoley
There is no such thing as "being" Paleo
There's no "doing" Paleo, either. In fact, nothing "is" Paleo. There are no Paleo foods, no Paleo diets, no Paleo bbq sauces, no Paleo cupcakes, no Paleo snack packs. Grassfed beef and pastured eggs are not Paleo.
You can't go to a restaurant and find anything Paleo on the menu. There's no mail order that delivers Paleo. You are not Paleo, you can't be Paleo, and you never will be Paleo. There's no magic formula. There's no such thing as "I'm Paleo," and there never was.
What there is, however, is
Paleo. Get it? Or, in professor De Vany's original parlance, Evolutionary Fitness. It's a state of mind, a way of thinking about all the choices you have to act upon. There are no absolutes, there's only for better or worse. That's it. That's really the whole basic formula.
Over time, knowledge of what's better vs. what's worse improves. That's why we ought to do science—to make better and better choices in our lives...and not so we can beat someone over the head with a study that "confirms" what we've been saying.
I'll keep with Art for a while here because once I began thinking of this recently, I recall how simple and elegant he made it all.
Free The Animal
The New Evolution Diet
Art De Vany’s new site
Art De Vany