Tag: Drugs

The Light That Burns: Night-time Illumination and Melatonin Suppression

The Light That Burns: Night-time Illumination and Melatonin Suppression

Darkness is good for us; it is an ally that heals us. It is something to be embraced, not feared. From Palaeolithic times, up until very recently, the only major sources of light we would have experienced once the sun went down would have been starlight, moonlight and firelight. Life on this planet has evolved for three and a half […]

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Psilocybin: The Science behind a Magical Molecule

Psilocybin: The Science behind a Magical Molecule

Psilocybin is being studied for its efficacy at assisting terminally ill cancer patients by easing their psychological suffering implicated with their approaching death.

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Homebrew Ayahuasca Guide

Homebrew Ayahuasca Guide

Ayahuasca in any of its forms is not a recreational experience. Anyone seeking that or escapism should look elsewhere. It does however have the potential of producing profound benefits and healing. The information beneath is to serve as a guideline only, and people should proceed slowly and cautiously. Why brew at home? Partaking of ayahuasca in a safe space of […]

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Cannabis: The Healing Herb

Cannabis: The Healing Herb

Cannabis…just say ‘know’ Cannabis is the most popular illicit substance in the world, and prior to aspirin was used in as the primary pain reliever in the Western World. It is non toxic, and is near impossible to overdose on, and deaths are extremely rare (and linked to pre-existing conditions). Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the key psychoactive compound of cannabis, has been […]

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If You had the Power to Change One Thing…

If You had the Power to Change One Thing…

Just for the record, at the time of this bit being posted we’re approaching the end of March, 2012. In an effort to get some answers and feedback on some of the more controversial topics facing our nation today, we decided to ask our fans and following audience on Facebook to articulate a message to the following question, for a […]

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Cannabis: The American Sacrament

Cannabis: The American Sacrament

By Kenny Smith In an intriguing piece written for the New York Times, journalist David Segal traces out some of the early consequences of President Obama’s October 2009 announcement that federal law enforcement will no longer prosecute users and suppliers of medical marijuana, provided they are in compliance with state laws. In Colorado, where a November 2000 amendment to the […]

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“Where was God when my 9-year-old son was drugged and raped?”

“Where was God when my 9-year-old son was drugged and raped?”

This was sent me last week: Dear John, I am a secular humanist who practices Buddhism. I am writing to you because I appreciate your writings regarding people like me who do not follow Jesus. I would like to share some of my history with you, and explain why I no longer follow god. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Just Like a Pill – Pink

Just Like a Pill – Pink

As noted on Wikipedia: Pink has named Madonna and Janis Joplin as two of her biggest musical influences. She stated that “I wanted to do it my way with my career, and I had this arrogant notion that people weren’t just interested in my music but me as a person. That was my bit of arrogance, I guess. That’s something […]

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Why You Should Smoke More Pot

Why You Should Smoke More Pot

By: Jack Herer The average lifespan in the United States is 76 for a man and 78 for a woman. But if you smoke pot morning, noon and night, you will live an average of two years longer than if you don’t. People who smoke pot but don’t smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol will live approximately 8 to 24 years […]

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War on Drugs: The Internal Fight We’re Losing

War on Drugs: The Internal Fight We’re Losing

By: Daniel McCombs I thought that by quitting drugs a few years ago I would be able to finally get behind the War on Drugs, and see all of its benefits. But four years clean has shown me the exact opposite. A fifty year war that takes billions of tax-payers’ money per year (perhaps several trillion if you calculate its […]

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