"Chronic inflammation has been associated with many medical and psychiatric disorders, including cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, cancer, autoimmune diseases, schizophrenia and depression" - Nutrients v.5(3) 2013
We've compiled the "10 highest ROI hikes in Yosemite" (all short, under 2 miles; awesome views) and I've catalogued them here for your using pleasure. PS -- Your Internet connection will be poor in Yosemite -- :computer:print these pages!
Also note I pulled much of this info from yosemitehikes.com which is a great resource; please go there to see all the additional detail.
Day 1 (if you're doing a 2 day trip)
These destinations are in order assuming you're coming in from the West entrance, i.e., from SF
I think it would he helpful to read Creativity Inc. In it he does a great job explaining the intricacies of what you are saying here where it is good to allow multiple cultures as they are able to be more creativity as a whole "pulling at one another to grow". The importance is how they are all aiming for the same ideals of greatness and they have similar ideals in structure - eg. what is a no-no and what is a must-do to be part of the over arching culture.