[LMB] Betan population control

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jun 11 15:20:22 BST 2019


On Sat, 8 Jun 2019 18:38:18 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>On Thu, Jun 6, 2019 at 1:02 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> "Since you *can* change these things, it's *your* fault that you
>>> haven't."
>> That's generally true.
>
>The validity of that argument depends very much on the truth of the
>premise "you *can* change these things".  It is often not true at
>all... or at least the person making that argument doesn't grasp that it
>may be extremely difficult / expensive / otherwise beyond the ability
>of the other person to accomplish.  It may be technically feasible,
>but effectively impossible in practise.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2205973-how-your-body-processes-food-is-only-partially-down-to-your-genes/

Even identical twins share only 37% of their gut microbiome, compared to
35% for unrelated individuals.
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