Mario Martinez proposes that longevity is learned, and we have the capacity to change how our genes express disease. He reports on his studies of healthy centenarians worldwide which found that how they live, and the cultural beliefs they share, are the chief determinants, with only 20% attributed to genetics. All centenarians have rituals. The meaning of what we do is the most important thing. Culture is what influences the mind.
I grew up with trauma followed by 20 years of addiction to drugs and alcohol.
"There's really no research that supports that point of view,"
Sam and Annaka Harris speak with Donald Hoffman about his book The Case Against Reality.
We would play shower games like ‘I will remember you every time I …’ We would prepare a death ‘nursery.’ There’d be a great playlist.
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