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Intoxication: Life in Pursuit of Artificial Paradise

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A renowned psychopharmacologist tells us why drugs are here to stay--because the pursuit of intoxication is a "Fourth Drive", as unstoppable as hunger, thirst, and sex. He suggests we learn from animals, who also pursue intoxicants, and design safe intoxicants through technology and education.
Hardcover, 390 pages
Published June 19th 1989 by Dutton Books (first published 1989)
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This contains a lot of interesting information about mind altering plants that is fascinating to read, especially animal behavior and "drug use".
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Proof to me that when we take the organic wrapping of drugs and concentrate them just leads to trouble
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American psychiatrist, research professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles (as recently as 2005), and the author of several noted studies and books on psychopharmacology, hallucination, and paranoia.
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