My own hope for genomic advances lingers. But at its best, that hope was and is a small flicker in comparison to the luminous promise of lifestyle.
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We have emerged into the post-genetic-inheritance era, where we are facing the limitations on what our DNA can tell us about ourselves and how we can modify our lives.
I am actually a good case study in this regard, having been brought up by a man who is not my biological father.
It's an age-old question: can we change the personalities we're born with? Now, a new study from the University of California Riverside is weighing in...
What this study suggests is quite provocative enough for now: take good enough care of yourself, and even your genes will get a makeover.
When physical appetites obscure the human spirit, we enter the chaos of interior and exterior conflict, addiction, enslavement, and hypocrisy.
What is there to achieve in 'happiness' if we are at peace, contented, and fulfilled? Isn't life enhanced when we feel contented and fulfilled, backed by a positive attitude and positive outlook on life?
"Nurture" doesn't really exist. It's simply expressed "nature." Where's my evidence? I don't have any. I offer my opinion unencumbered by study or research. I have no patience for that stuff.
Australian Eric Nerhus had half his body inside a shark's mouth, which is kind of gross and also really bad for Eric Nerhus because -- as seafaring attack animals go, sharks are pretty much the worst.
Much of the anti-gay-marriage argument rests on two assumptions: Life-long exclusive mate-bonding for purpose of rearing offspring is natural, and homosexuality is not. Both have little basis in fact.
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