Practicing Juicy Philosophy: Playing with your food, playing with your words

An aspect of the practice of flavor play that is quite important is the final part when we begin to speak about our experiences, though it may be subtly obvious as to why this is the case. While we are speaking about our experiences of flavors, we are developing our capacity to communicate. Flavor play … Continue reading Practicing Juicy Philosophy: Playing with your food, playing with your words

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More disdain towards Foodism: “A new, western type of deviance”

Since my last blog commenting on an op ed piece about the negative cultural consequences of "foodism," I found a book review of Steven Poole's You aren't what you eat: Fed up with gastroculture. The reviewer, William Skidelsky, describes how Poole finds foodism populated by people "who seek to enliven their dull existences by continually … Continue reading More disdain towards Foodism: “A new, western type of deviance”

As we taste, so we experience life

“Learning implies a great sensitivity,” yet, Krishnamurti implores, “most of us are not sensitive even physically” “We overeat, we do not bother about the right diet, we over smoke and drink so that our bodies become gross and insensitive; the quality of the attention of the organism itself is made dull. How can there be a … Continue reading As we taste, so we experience life