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Re: How do you grow brocolli?



steef <steefvanduin@zonnet.nl> writes:
>> frightening amounts of processed and "fast" food. And possibly worse,
>> frightening *quantities* of it. The US obesity pandemic occasionally
>> makes the news here in Europe. Alas, I think the UK may be heading
>> steadily in the same direction.
>
> the trend here in holland is the same.

The same thing seems to be happening in many countries; many other bad
U.S. traits also seem to be gaining traction (e.g., insane car worship).

I suppose in the end it really comes down to the fact that humans are,
generally speaking, lazy and short-sighted, and "virtuous" cultural
attributes tend to come from necessity rather than virtue.  As soon as
the need goes away (due to increased wealth or whatever)...

-miles
-- 
.Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.



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