You are a placebo responder. Your body plays tricks on your mind. You cannot be trusted.
Natural selection has designed all parts of our bodies to last just long enough to see our children into independence, no more.
The human head is of the same approximate size and weight as a roaster chicken. I have never before had occasion to make the comparison, for never before today have I seen a head in a roasting pan.
Since all matter came from a single explosion, the big bang, in some sense the atoms of our body are linked with some atoms on the other side of the universe in some kind of cosmic quantum web.
Our bodies – I hesitate to add our minds – are the products of our genes.
The basic skeleton of our hands and feet emerged over hundreds of millions of years, first in fish and later in amphibians and reptiles.
Open and close your hand. When you do this, you are using joints that first appeared in the fins of fish like Tiktaalik.
Society was not invented by reasoning men. It evolved as part of our nature. It is as much a product of our genes as our bodies are.
Indeed our brain consumes about 20% of our body’s energy even though the brain is only 2% of our body in terms of its weight.