Metabolic Morality

Thomas English
Articulating connections from metabolism to morals.
Created 13 Jul 2021
  • A Metabolic Look at AMD (draft)
    27 Sep 2021 • 15 min read
    Disclaimer: None of what I’ve written below should be considered medical advice. It’s all just for education and furthering discussion with your well selected doctor. Generally, the research I’ve foun...
  • Programmed Aging
    20 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    “When we throw out our preconceptions, the limits of our own minds, we can see that biology can achieve those goals religions claim, but with proof, abundant proof” Harold Katcher - The Illusion of Kn...
  • Current Protocol
    19 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Protocol Context: I’m fairly often asked what my current protocol is in terms of activities, supplements and hormones for delaying or negating aging. While I may try many things and have some guesses,...
  • Winter, Thyroid & Cardiovascular Health
    16 Sep 2021 • 14 min read • 1 0
    “Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution" Theodosius Dobzhansky “Winter is coming” Ned Stark We can only see the world through models. We are always projecting and looking for ...
  • Affective Mood Regulation
    13 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Affective Mood Regulation, Interpersonal Connection, and Physiological Health “Wise mind incorporates both the passion, conviction, and intuition of emotion with the logic and empiricism of rationalit...
  • Mind, Body & Carbon Dioxide
    07 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the important bridges from the phenomenon of the body emerging into the mind. We might already know that deep breathing, or slower breathing, and various other breathing...
  • On Locusts and War
    03 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Now, of the ten plagues, the eighth one was that of locusts. Moses warned the Pharaoh that God will send so many locusts that they will "cover each and every tree of the land and eat all that is there...
  • Estrogen
    01 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    I’m about to present a story about women’s health that I find disturbing. I’m upset by the men and women who either did not ask the right questions and those that hid or obscured science for the last ...
  • The Centrality of Oxytocin
    27 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    A recent book I finished, ‘Friends’ by Robin Dunbar, peaked my attention in chapter seven when discussion went into touch, attachment and the evolutionary history of oxytocin. Oxytocin or its analogue...
  • Metabolic Morality
    25 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 2
    Metabolic morality is a term I coined to describe the immense and under-appreciated impact of biology, specifically the physiology of energy management, on our moral and political dispositions. Eviden...
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