Possession of marijuana will become legal in Washington D.C. this Thursday, despite a warning from House Republicans that there will be legal repercussions.
I take a deep breath and ask my question out loud: At what crossroads does our global civilization stand now, and in what direction does good fortune lie? A rare thunderstorm shatters the Oregon twilight. The lights blink off on off on. I shake the coins, drop them, count them, six times. The squall passes on to the next valley. The Oracle speaks.
Research suggests that nicotine helps to alleviate symptoms in schizophrenics. The study seems to hint at possible correlations between shamans and schizophrenics.
The primary problem with drugs is that they are illegal and/or state-controlled. This counter-evolutionary state control of substances that we ingest for other than nutritional purposes is the root cause of virtually all the problems that people are concerned about in connection with drugs, drug abuse, and drug-related crime.
Foraging can help us through lean times
and enrich flush times, and it puts us in touch with the plant world and the cycle of the seasons, even when we're strolling down grimy