Tag Archives: food

Signs of civilization

The famous anthropologist Margaret Mead was once asked: what was the earliest sign of civilization in any given culture? Her answer was: “a healed femur.” The femur, of course, is the leg bone below the knee. Mead explained that no … Continue reading

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Life is Greater than Death

I came across a wonderful story about a London parish church during the Blitz, which was all set up for the annual Harvest Thanksgiving Service next day. The front of the church was filled with whatever foodstuffs were still available, … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

The best selling products in most bookstores these days are cookbooks and diet books. One teaches us how to cook food and the other how to avoid eating it. There‚Äôs no doubt that many of us have an uneasy relationship … Continue reading

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