Entries tagged with “Drugs”
By paying attention and anticipating pain (tension, need for energy, and so on), people come to “health consciousness” and are less likely to abuse prescription drugs.
Michael Pollan discusses his new book, exploring the relationship between humans and three plant products that have shaped human culture and history: caffeine, mescaline, and opium.
Leave Society is, to borrow its protagonist’s phrase, the record of a “life explored with leisurely meticulousness.” The book begins in 2014 and chronicles a novelist named Li’s l…
Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest TragedyBy David SheffHOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURTEveryone has a skeleton in the closet. And the United States has an awfully bi…
ShelterDirected by Paul BettanyScreen Media FilmsIn this gritty, nerve-wracking look at life on the streets of New York City, Anthony Mackie plays Tahir, a homeless African immigra…
A new life begins with a “massive spiritual awakening.”
Novelist Tao Lin discusses microdosing, Daoism, autism, death and “leaving society,” and much more.
Other drugs may soon follow marijuana’s path from illegal to medical to decriminalized to legal
Did shamans pack tobacco leaves into leather pouches only for symbolic reasons?
My definition of a drug is any substance which alters your senses. I include alcohol and marijuana in addition to hard drugs. The following thoughts are a conversation I fantasize having with some of my friends who practice yoga and meditation and use drugs.