[extropy-chat] Interesting article (3)

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Thu Jan 4 23:41:09 UTC 2007

Are You Really Ready To Clean Up Your Act?
Maybe You Need to Understand Your Bad Habits

By Anita Huslin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, January 2, 2007; Page HE01

We're fat. We smoke. Drink too much. Don't exercise enough. And our stress 
levels are off the charts.

We're killing ourselves, and we know it. And yet we carry on -- overeating, 
lighting up, slumping in front of the television and throwing back another 
beer -- inspiring some of the greatest thinkers in the worlds of genomics, 
neuroscience, biochemistry and evolutionary psychology to ponder the Big 
Mac of medical questions:
Why is it so hard for people to change?




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