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Month: November, 2011

Overcoming Overeating Without Deprivation

Last winter I dropped 20+ pounds and have kept the weight off for over a year now, even though I feel like I’m enjoying food more than ever. Since many of us in the U.S.A. now find ourselves smack in the middle of the biggest period of food-excess of the year, it seemed like a good time to discuss the insights that have allowed me to pull this off.

The Grand Pizzexperiment Part 1: The Preparation

Pizza is so simple and it can be so good or so crappy. This week began Kate’s and my quest to find the best pizza in Middletown, CT.

The Ethics of “Doing Your Best”

One fascinating element of the scandal at Penn State is how people are having to grapple with the moral question of whether they did the best they could to deal with the situation. I’m realizing that evaluating whether people have done the best they could requires a deeper philosophical look at what that actually means.