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Old 09-11-2009, 11:41 AM   #1
Robert Bennett
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Default Lights out! TS Wiley

Hi all,

I have started reading Lights out by TS wiley and it is incredible! Absolutely mind blowing in my opinion. I know there are a few people on here that have read it and so I was wondering what your honest opinions are on this book. The reason I ask is that it makes some huge and bold statements...but to me they just seem to make complete logical sense. Also, I know TS wiley is very contreversial with regards to her bio-identical hormone therapy which is why initally I wasn't sure how seriously I should take the information in Lights out she presents. But anyway I must say it is one of the best books I have ever read and makes sense!

So can anyone please express an opinion. It would be much apprecited.

PS: To anyone that doesn't have this book: it is an excellent read and I really recommend it for everyone.


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Old 09-12-2009, 04:40 AM   #2
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i liked it but its a hard one to recommend to people if they are picky about good writing style .. and yeah she doesnt strike me as having too much credibility on anything other than pointing out some overarching ideas.

if u listen to her audio interview on jimmy moore's show she falls pretty flat. IMO i just dont think eating low carb in the winter and then going balls out in the summer is a practical way to go for most people. id really like to see more of the ideas about the seasonal origins of hormones integrated in to a better book..

(high hopes for robb wolf's book)
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Old 09-12-2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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yeah....I thought she was, overall, a little extremist/alarmist, not that this discredits her writing, but it kind of turned me off. Also, I did not like that there were no internal citations. Some inferences I didn't really think held up, i.e. the "runner's high" is because our bodies know we are going to die....didn't that evolve because it helps us get away from predators/allows us to not feel pain from our wounds until we reach safety? How could there possibly be an evolutionary benefit to being high when you are dying? If this actually makes sense and I am just being a tard, please explain haha.
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:02 AM   #4
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I thought is was an OK read, and I've changed some sleep patterns. Bought a sleep mask, close the door in my computer room, face the digital clock away from me, and most importantly, have increased my total amount of sleep by 1/2 hr, if not more.

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Old 09-14-2009, 05:05 AM   #5
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I thought there was good information in the book, however I did not care for the writing style.
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."
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