“Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.”

“If you want to understand a society, take a good look at the drugs it uses. And what can this tell you about American culture? Well, look at the drugs we use. Except for pharmaceutical poison, there are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough [...]

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Drugged up zombie or pretty much cured for life?

Depressed people's brains are overactive in certain areas. As Laci Green puts it: "They're ruminating on their own inadequacy and worthlessness to an obsessive point. This over activity is an illness that actually removes people from reality and the research suggests that magic mushrooms block this obsessive activity. People that took part in the mushroom [...]

“I detect a little tension I need some social medicine”

“I detect a little tension I need some social medicine so brake out the bread soda make it safe to get to know ya not bound by this tension a little medicine medicine can help me talk and put a little swagger in my walk and give me verbal diarrhoea help me bond with god [...]

A letter to my MP about the current UK Drug Policy

Russell Brand has influenced this letter for sure: Here's the letter I sent to my local MP: "Dear Catherine McKinnell MP, My name is Annie and I’m contacting you on behalf of myself and my partner. We currently live in Newcastle and wanted to contact you regarding an issue that we feel needs addressing. We [...]

The oppressed, the underdogs, the misfits

A side effect or a price that we pay for having this self awareness, a higher consciousness is we have the ability to judge, bully and oppress others of our kind. I really think it's a shame and small minded to do so. You would never see a tiger oppress a dog because it was [...]

If Beer Ads Were Forced to Be Honest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx5FoDSc-0U#t=67http://bit.ly/1dqRzUB “It will make you feel different than you usually do, in a good way but the next day it will feel like you were poisoned, which you were.”   The fact that alcohol and tobacco are legal and socially accepted as the way to enjoy yourself when they are among the most harmful and [...]

What if non-violent offenders got therapy instead of going to prison?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU7a8qp7h7Y Getting therapy for non-violent offenders would probably be much less costly than keeping them alive in prison and it would be much better for their rehabilitation, mental health and for society when they're done. Piper Kerman has learnt some strong life lessons while doing time in prison, taking responsibility for her mistakes. She wants people to tell [...]