If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a ‘fix’ of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine.
(It’s said that hallucinogenic drugs give insight) But just what kind of insight are we talking about here? Are we talking about the Second Law of Thermodynamics? Or are we talking about “Oh wow, like, I finally realized that, deep down inside, I’m me.”?
That’s all drugs and alcohol do, they cut off your emotions in the end.
I go to this heart specialist, you know, give him a hundred dollars for the relief of my heart. He treats me, don’t do no good; my heart is still messed up. I go to this ulcer man, give him seventy-five dollars to cool my ulcers out; it don’t do no good. There’s a little […]
Some drugs have been appropriately called “wonder drugs,” inasmuch as one wonders what they will do next.
Razors pain you; – Rivers are damp; – Acids stain you; – And drugs cause cramp. – Guns aren’t lawful; – Nooses give; – Gas smells awful; – You might as well live.
The American people are ceaselessly propagandized about the real dangers from which drug prohibitions are intended to protect us. The damage the prohibitions cause are glossed over in silence or, more often, are unrecognized. We avoid confronting problems of living as moral problems and choose instead to treat them as medical problems. It is not […]
I was stumbing around in a beautiful haze, When I met a little cat in black pj’s, He had a rifle, BF Goodrich sandals,, Looked up at me and said “What’s the matter with you, baby” He said we’re camping down the pass, And smelled you people blowing grass, And since, by the smell, you’re […]
Mutatis mutandis, to fulfil their self-imposed duty, the Medical Paternalists united medicine and the state and declared that people now enjoyed ‘patient autonomy’. To maintain this fiction, the authorities try to prevent people from securing from themselves medical goods or services outside the state-controlled system and reserve their most savage punishments for those guilty of […]
Some get a kick from cocaine I know that if I took even one sniff That would bore me terrif- ically, too, But I get a kick out of you.