"Just Enough Health" causes the greatest life span.

mandioca at u.washington.edu mandioca at u.washington.edu
Fri May 28 15:51:04 EST 1993

An excess bout of Androgens, like adrenaline, has been 
shown to impair the immune system.
   Soon after Salmon spawn, they die -- FROM INFECTIONS.
   This illustrates one of life`s great paradoxes:

         What's good for the host is even
         better for the parasite.

   "Health" (i.e. activity) must be moderated 
to achieve greater longevity.

Caloric Restriction -- NOT SKINNINESS -- is the only
known method of achieving longevity -- IN ALL LIFE FORMS.
But, Caloric Restriction is also "Health" restriction.

        THUS: Too little, OR TOO MUCH, health causes death.

"Just Enough Health" causes the greatest life span.

        ``Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.''
        [Moralitat ist Herden-Instinkt in Einzehlen.]
    FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE 18441900 -- Jenseits von Gut und Bose, 116

       ``Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you.
         Their tastes may not be the same.''
      Maxims for Revolutionists (by `John Tanner'): `The Golden Rule'.

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