inedia

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inedia

Pesudomedicine
The alleged ability to live without food.
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The curiosity of Joubert and his correspondents is further revealed in the gathering of several hundred common expressions, problems, and sayings, in the refutations of bestiary tales, and in the discussions of oysters as aphrodisiacs (Joubert recommends a balanced diet instead), poisons, the best regimen for princes, the possibility of living without eating, the dangers of nightfall, and the old question of what language a child who had never heard speech would speak.