Literal versus Metaphorical

Literal v. Metaphorical - Before the Church fussed over the age of the earth and cosmos, the Church and its science told us the sun revolved around the earth and that the earth was flat. How did we stop paying attention to reality in the 21st century?

History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon

If you know (or remember) less than you wish relative to the "War on Drugs": An illuminating and meditative piece appears this week in Aeon at this link. The title and synopsis: "What were drugs?" "The war on drugs was always a war against an idea. But ideas have a shelf-life, too, and this one has lost its potency" … Continue reading History of Substance Regulation Since Nixon