The Scourge Of Fanboyism

I despise fanboyism.

If you’re unfamiliar with the term, it’s basically where someone has devoted so much of their time into just following one “expert” on any given thing that they take anything counter to what their favorite personality says as heresy.

While it’s often not these personalities’ faults, it doesn’t change the fact that few supposed experts are willing to admit that other people get stuff right all the time. That, unfortunately, fuels the fanboyism into what should be uncomfortable extremes.

And really, how the hell do people let themselves get to that point?

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Beware The Snake Oil

Regardless of where you are with your physical health, there are people out there who claim to know the secret. They swear up and down that they and they alone know the path to a healthier you.

Yesterday on social media, I encountered one of these guys. He’d made a joke and, though skeptical of what he was selling, it was the kind of joke I respect. As a result, I mentioned being skeptical of the program, but jokes like that made me really want to give it a try.

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