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Have You Ever Noticed? People Take Drugs

Let’s see, I have three lead-ins to this post.  Lance Armstrong — American icon and seven-time Tour de France winner (when I was coming up, Americans weren’t even competing in the Tour) — has given up his fight against charges that...

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Mindfulness and Harm Reduction in Addiction—The Caffeine Example

This post is a response to What Caffeine Really Does to Your Brain by David DiSalvo Whenever people can be shown how any mood-affecting substance affects their brains, it becomes easier for them to comprehend the thing can be addictive. Which...

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Who says you’re an alcoholism expert?

  James Sullivan wrote: What are your credentials to qualify you to answer questions concerning alcoholism? Dear James: My qualifications are the evidence provided by the insight and knowledge I display on this site. Don’t you agree I’m qualified?...

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How I Became a Big New York Writer!

I know, reading the title of this piece, anybody who has seen me snickers, “Not a paunchy old baldy like you!” But I have greater drawbacks to becoming a New York media darling than those flaws, as follows: I...

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Deconstructing Fareed Zakaria’s Apology

Here is the statement published at its Web site by Time magazine writer, Washington Post columnist, and CNN host Fareed Zakaria, concerning an article Zakaria wrote for the August 20th issue of the magazine about gun control, and the magazine’s editorial...

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Addiction and Immortality: Bolt Chooses Addiction

I knew a woman who was preoccupied with death from her first consciousness.  An extremely gifted person—in attractiveness, intellectually, athletically, and artistically—she responded to her distress by seeking refuge in drugs and alcohol, which harmed her in all of these areas (although she returned...

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How Our Leading Science Journals Perpetuate a Model of Addiction Already, Repeatedly Shown to be Ungrounded, Baseless, and Harmful in Its Effects

Jonah Lehrer’s imaginative, stylized, baseless view of neuroscience and its relationship to creativity and other cognitive functions was welcomed in seminal science blogs for Wired and The New Yorker, but also at the world’s leading scientific journal, Nature, because it corresponds with their...

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How Jonah Lehrer Was Able to Perpetrate Fraud in the Current Intellectual Climate

Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author who specialized in reducing artistic endeavors to neurological events, was an important science writer for Wired and The New Yorker, as well as contributing to such leading publications as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times Magazine. This matters because...

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The Good News and the Bad in Drug Policy Reform

Here are the two best things occurring in drug policy reform, along with the two worst: BEST 1. Latin America is throwing off the yoke of American drug repression. Latin cultures don’t view — and traditionally use — drugs and...

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What’s Really Wrong with Jonah Lehrer — and Us

Jonah Lehrer is the New Yorker writer and author of the best-seller Imagine: How Creativity Works, sale of which has been suspended by its publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, because Lehrer made up many of the Bob Dylan quotes used in the book....

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