Ken Cuccinelli has taken it upon himself to crusade against the perils of trusting science to defend the fallacy of his opinion to support his agenda; even his opinion has already been shown to be factually wrong. Yes ladies and gentleman, Ken Cuccinelli is a politician.
One can derive multiple meanings from the title. The chance we are taking by eating the modern 'industrial diet', the difficulty one faces in trying to eat healthy, the daily fight to keeping a healthy body weight; the challenges we face and time we invest in trying to overcome the misleading information we are fed by the food industry, politicians, and lobbyists... In the end this book is about our chance to get better, to repair our metabolism, and to live a healthier and happier life.
Plato, perspective, truth, reality... tribes? Learning, knowing, understanding are all limited to various degrees by how we see that which surrounds us; and similarly we are affected by how people and surroundings influence us. Believing that our reality is 'truth' seems more an arrogance of self than a stronger more reliable view of that which is, which remains hidden to various degrees by the shadows of our own view... which humans too often perceive as truth.