Schools are pumping out half-made humans.

It seems to me that the education system is too focused on making a living rather than making a life. There’s always exceptions of course, but generally speaking in at least the standard UK curriculum, schools aren’t incentivised at all to provide education to create well-rounded, happy, healthy, decent human beings. It’s not a priority. [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]