• Edward Gemmer posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    Interesting stuff, though I would caution that modern “paleo” and “primal” diets aren’t simply based in eating everything cavemen ate. That’s just marketing. The actual diets tend to stress large amounts of non-starchy vegetables along with “naturally” raised meats such as grassfed beef. They are pretty similar to the Adkins diet, South Beach,…[Read more]

    • But aren’t cattle, by virtue of selective breeding, *gasp* genetically modified, relative to aurochs? ­čśë

      The problem is that traditional dietary advice fails a lot of people (largely because, well, traditional dietary advice is on shaky ground itself, and most junk food has been rejiggered to be low-fat, high-carb, and, where possible,…[Read more]

  • Edward Gemmer posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    Also, it appears Ophelia Benson herself may have plagiarized Anthony Stanley, who seems to be the one who caught the copy paste job itself. Blog posts copying Facebook comments of Facebook statuses copying Youtube comments. It truly is a dire world.

    • Are you are saying she took his word by word response or that she had a similar idea that may have been prompted by someone else’s catch? I ask because there really is a difference.

    • I just love when you come on here and say things like this but provide no links or context.

      • gemmer v. to babble vehemently and incoherently without providing any context whatsoever

        “I posted one photo of a firefighter on my blog and suddenly there were Truthers gemmering all over the place.”

      • Careful, Will. It’s almost like you’re…demanding he provide proof of his assertions, rather than taking him on faith. There’s got to be a word for that kind of episteme, it’s on the tip of my tongue…

  • Edward Gemmer posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    I wonder if the APA has a guide on Facebook statuses and plagiarism of Youtube comments. In any event, she has attributed credit to “Mikkj1”, so this should probably be updated.