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On Jun 25, 1996 07:55:42 in article <Re: AFMP--Popken/AE, Pt 2>, 'email@example.com (Greg Popken)' wrote: >firstname.lastname@example.org() wrote: > >>>On Jun 21, 1996 07:40:31 in article <Re: AFMP--Popken/AE, Pt 2>, >>>'email@example.com (Greg Popken)' wrote: > >>>>firstname.lastname@example.org() wrote: >>> >>>>On Jun 17, 1996 08:17:33 in article <Re: Pro Animal Research article in >>>>WSJ>, 'email@example.com (Greg Popken)' wrote: >>>> >>>> >>>>>firstname.lastname@example.org() wrote: >>>>> >[...] >Greg Popken Wrote: >>> >>>We are not dealing in false absolutes. We are dealing in human lives. >>>Yes prevention can play a key role in helping people. But prevention >>>can not help everyone. >> >>Would heart disease be the # 1 killer of Americans if we consumed low fat, >>low cholest., high fiber diets coupled with exercise and stress >>reduction??? >> >No, probably not. But who among us knows that this is a healthy diet? Agreed--there must be MUCH more in the way of proper education...but would the meat/dairy industry really allow this since the overall dietary trend is to move away from animal products... >Most everyone is quite aware if it. But short of outlawing certain >eating habits all we can do is educate people. That will go a long >way to stopping the problem. However, it will not work in all cases. >And we still have an obligation to help these people. Agreed again--but the issue is, how?? WHat consitutes the most efficacious use of our ltd. research $$?? Just because >someone didn't put on their protective eyeware before using a drill is >no reason to deny them ammelioration from their suffering. > >>And the implimentation of the prevention >>>necessary is impossible. Well, all of this is very new and most of us are very resistant to chnage--esp. in re: to something as personal as food choices. The attitudes will have to die out--either via radical changes in lifestyle or naturally... We have proven that with HIV.