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Re: How do you grow brocolli?

From: Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>

On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 09:36 +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> 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)...

Hah!  We *are* taking over the world, one bad habit at a time.

Now if we could only teach them our childish and immature fear of sex. After all, it's a horrid crime to even speak the word here at the wrong time, but we welcome people running wee children over in drunken wrecklessness with open arms.

Love & Friendship & Blessed Be!
Lynn Erika Kilroy

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