The Naturalist Fallacy: Bad Science and our Quest for Authenticity

In 2002, Dr. Michael Atkins published a revised edition of his low-carb dietary vision: Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution. The diet, which had been the thrust of much of Dr. Atkins’ research programme since he published his first paper on it in 1958, was nothing new. Low carb diets have come and gone as dietary…

Stop Being Boring and Basic: Be Passionate!

Growing up, we are told to embrace our differences and to just “be ourselves”. Unfortunately, most children and teenagers soon realize that being different is not the best social strategy, and most soon conform to certain standards of appearance and behaviour. High school is where some youth find out what they identify with, and others…