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    Quote Originally Posted by NightSwimmer View Post
    Yeah. You can't simply create meat out of thin air.
    I can’t imagine I would eat it. I very rarely eat meat, but when I crave it I buy an organic grass fed hormone free filet mignon. It is more costly, but I eat it once in a while and feel it’s pure nutrition. I am very careful as to what I consume. I feel so much better when I do. You are what you eat!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Jeffrey View Post
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs#Health_issues

    Why? Stupidity, it would seem. Or a desire to die, as by rejecting the treatment that would have saved him he essentially committed suicide.
    But he was such a smart guy, and fairly young.

    I wonder if he had a change of heart before the end, but after it was too late?

    Maybe he thought he knew more than the doctors?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Jeffrey View Post
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs#Health_issues

    Why? Stupidity, it would seem. Or a desire to die, as by rejecting the treatment that would have saved him he essentially committed suicide.
    Was it a death wish or a stupid belief in alternative medicine? As was said, idiots in some areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller47 View Post
    Maybe he thought he knew more than the doctors?
    Quote Originally Posted by RNG View Post
    Was it a death wish or a stupid belief in alternative medicine? As was said, idiots in some areas.
    Probably this. Pseudoscience is very popular.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frecks1710 View Post
    I can’t imagine I would eat it. I very rarely eat meat, but when I crave it I buy an organic grass fed hormone free filet mignon. It is more costly, but I eat it once in a while and feel it’s pure nutrition. I am very careful as to what I consume. I feel so much better when I do. You are what you eat!!
    Yes, and Donald Trump subsists on a steady diet of Big Mac cheeseburgers, McDonald's French Fries, and KFC Fried Chicken.

    Reputedly, he actually has less fear of being poisoned by eating such stuff.

    But I bet Ol' Vlad could still get him, if he really wanted to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NightSwimmer View Post
    I'd venture to say that few have been as anti-Semitic as was Henry Ford.
    Horribly mean to his son Edsel as well. Really a bastard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frecks1710 View Post
    I can’t imagine I would eat it. I very rarely eat meat, but when I crave it I buy an organic grass fed hormone free filet mignon. It is more costly, but I eat it once in a while and feel it’s pure nutrition. I am very careful as to what I consume. I feel so much better when I do. You are what you eat!!

    Oh, I'd at least give it a taste test. I've tasted the meat substitutes that are now available, whenever I've been involved in preparing a meal for vegetarians. Of course we aren't really "what we eat". Otherwise, dogs would become poop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Libertine View Post
    If you are going to eat synthetic food, why not eat something that tastes better than hamburger? Like synthetic protein that tastes like cheesecake.
    Humans are creatures of habit, and on the whole, they crave familiarity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinn View Post
    Humans are creatures of habit, and on the whole, they crave familiarity.
    Yes and no. At least SOME humans have genes that lead them to SEEK out novel experiences. to try things they have never tried before.

    Were that not true, would ANY human have EVER tried eating a lobster?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigLeRoy View Post
    Yes and no. At least SOME humans have genes that lead them to SEEK out novel experiences. to try things they have never tried before.

    Were that not true, would ANY human have EVER tried eating a lobster?
    It looks like a giant cockroach.
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